Neptune Theatre School For Adults

Drop-In Classes

 


 

Drop-in Classes iv are aimed at our Adult Students. Cost is $15 cash at the door. 

or with your Drop in Pass:

Get a 5-Class Pass for $50 (+HST) only $10/class!

*Use a 5-Class-Pass for ANY and ALL Drop in Classes.

Expires May 31 2019.

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*Note: Any teens interested in attending should be familiar with the theatre school. If interested email lcaswell@neptunetheatre.com to get permission to attend the drop-in classes if under 18 years of age.

Classes take place at the Neptune Studios. Please enter at the Scotiabank Stage, Neptune Theatre School, 1593 Argyle Street, Halifax and sign in 15 minutes before class.

          (Scotiabank Studio entrance, located along Argyle Street from the main theatre/box office entrance)

 


Drop-In Dance (MONDAYS) 

Drop in Dance classes are Monday nights and begin January 7th, 2019.

$15 a class, no registration necessary! Or pay with your drop in class pass.

Run by local and visiting dancers / choreographers, our Drop-In Dance class is the perfect way to shake things up on a Monday night! All levels are welcome, and can expect a fun, encouraging atmosphere, and to learn fundamentals and choreography each class. Bring a comfortable set of active clothing and a water bottle, and have a blast!

Classes are taught by artists you will see on our stage at Neptune! David Light (Cinderella and Kamp), Celia Koughan (Lo (or Dear Mr Wells)), Sarah O'Brecht (Mamma Mia and Noises Off) and Neptune Theatre YPCo alumnus Anthony MacPherson.

 

       WINTER DROP IN DANCE CLASS SCHEDULE (Mondays, 7-8:30pm)

 DATE  INSTRUCTOR  STYLE
 January 7  Anthony MacPherson  West Side Story
 January 14  Anthony MacPherson  Hair
 January 21  Anthony MacPherson  Spring Awakening
 February 4  David Light  Hip Hop
 February 11  David Light  Musical Theatre Dance
 February 18 NO CLASS  Due to Holiday  
 February 25  Celia Koughan  TBD
 March 4  Sarah O'Brech  Musical Theatre Dance
March 11 Sarah O'Brecht Musical Theatre Dance

 


Drop-In Improv (THURSDAYS) 

Drop-In Improv classes are on Thursdays at 7pm and begin January 10th, 2019.

$15 cash/class class, no registration necessary! Or pay with your drop in class pass.

These improv classes are aimed at those looking to keep up their improv skills, or who are wanting to try something new. Create characters. Think on your feet. And have fun!  All levels welcome.

 

WINTER DROP IN IMPROV SCHEDULE (Thursday, 7-9pm)

DATE INSTRUCTOR
January 10  Liam Fair
January 17 Adrianne Gagnon
January 24 Liam Fair
January 31 Gil Anderson
February 7 Adrianne Gagnon
February 14 Gil Anderson
February 21 Adrianne Gagnon
February 28 Gil Anderson 
March 7 Adrianne Gagnon
March 14 Bethany Dunn
March 21 Bethany Dunn
March 28 Bethany Dunn

Drop In Theatre Practice (TUES and WED) 

Winter Focus: Get out of your head!!

Title Focus Date Instructor
Find Your Funny Bone Physical Comedy Feb 5 Sherry Lee Hunter
Find Your Funny Bone Physical Comedy Feb 12 Sherry Lee Hunter
Intro to Viewpoints Get Out of Your Head Feb 13 Kim Parkhill
Focus on Mime Intro to Mime Feb 19 Sherry Lee Hunter
Focus on Mime Intro to Mime Feb 26 Sherry Lee Hunter
Your Body: Awareness Physical Awareness/Creativity Feb 27 Kim Parkhill
Focus on Mask Mask and Character March 5 Sherry Lee Hunter
Focus on Mask Mask and Character March 12 Sherry Lee Hunter
Activatin the Fire Finding Inspiration March 13 Kim Parkhill

Sherry Lee Hunter is an actor, Master Teacher of Physical Theatre and was the founder, performer and director of the award winning touring company, Jest in Time Theatre. Select Jest credits include tours across Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and Alaska. Jest performed for Queen Elizabeth, did three National CBC TV Specials, starred in The International Beckett Festival as well as performing plays by Sam Shepard, and other notable playwrights. Sherry Lee's select performances as a principal actor include Leslie Nielson's TV series, 'Liography', and on stage at Neptune Theatre, Nightwood Theatre, Ship's Company, the Atlantic Theatre Festival and the Atlantic Fringe Festival with her one woman play 'Alone' among others. She has taught Physical Theatre/Mime to children, teens and adults for 35 years including Neptune Theatre's PPTP, PERFORM in the Schools, the National Theatre School, Acadia and Dalhousie Universities and privately. Her highly engaging style of teaching is inspired by her late mentor, Tony Montanaro who believed in developing and encouraging each individual student's personal style of theatre and expression.

Kim Parkhill is a Halifax-based theatre artist Kim Parkhill is an actor and playwright who has participated in the development of numerous original plays through readings, script workshops and workshop productions, as well as co-creating/co-writing seven of DaPoPo Theatre’s collectively devised works along with writing several plays individually. Kim trained in physical theatre and ensemble creation with Sergei Ostrenko at IUGTE and Viewpoints & Compositon with SITI Company at Skidmore College.

Favourite performance credits include: Ladies Foursome (Theatre Baddeck); Marion Bridge (Theatre New Brunswick); King of Berlin, Tribe of One (Doppler Effect)  Bitter Rose (Matchstick Theatre); Phaedra’s Bed, Julius Caesar, 13 Ways of Looking at a Madman, Apocalypse, The Halifax Hearings, The Poor House (DaPoPo); National Theatre Project (Theatre Yes); Liars (Neptune Touring Company) and GOOD NIGHT DESDEMONA, GOOD MORNING JULIET (Metamorphic).  As a playwright, her credits include: Warp & Weft(co-created with Lizon Richard, Atlantic Fringe), Phaedra’s Bed (Atlantic Fringe), The Again Walkers (Ibsen Bites, LunaSea Theatre), Maggie’s Musings (published in Rattling the Stage, 2012), Waiting for Go (24H Theatre Thing); TomTom, Die TraumWerwerter (Workshirt Opera), A Good Death (Neptune Studio Theatre). Her latest full-length script, Any Given Moment, premiered last summer at Ships Company in Parrsboro and toured New Brunswick with TNB.


Get a 5-Class Pass for $50 (+HST)!

CLICK HERE

Note: Drop-In Classes are aimed at our Adult Students. Any teens interested in attending should be familiar to the Neptune Theatre School. Please contact the Director of Education, Laura Caswell at lcaswell@neptunetheatre.com, or 902 429 7300 x255 to get permission to attend the drop in classes if under 18 years old. 5-class-passes can be shared with other students and will expire May 31st, 2019. You can use your Drop in Pass for any Drop in Class at Neptune Theatre. Note: Drop in Class 5-Class-Pass has no cash value. 

Neptune Theatre subscribers and sponsors are entitled to a 20% discount.

If you do not know your subscription or sponsor access number please contact Neptune Theatre at 902-429-7300 for assistance prior to registration.

All refunds are subject to a $35 administration fee; there are no refunds once the class has begun.

 
 

 

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