Neptune Theatre School For Kids

 

MARCH BREAK CAMPS

March Break Camps take place Monday, March 12 to Friday, March 16, 9am to 4pm. Sign-ups are now open. Click Here to Register. See below for more information on the types of classes available. If you have any questions, please call 902-429-7300.

Ages 4-6

Adventures in Theatreland (Drama)

Once Upon a Tune (Musical Theatre)

Be a part of an adventure like no other in "Theatreland"! What action super heroes may lurk stage right? Which villains stage left? What mysterious dramatic creatures hang in the wings? Students will create their own "theatrical characters" who will go on adventures of storytelling, movement and music. The perfect camp for anyone who enjoys active learning, team work and creativity.

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This is the perfect camp for anyone who loves to make songs come to life. What story does the music tell us? How does it make us want to move? What do the words mean? All of these story-telling elements help us bring familiar songs to life. An ideal camp for anyone who loves to sing and dance.

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Ages 7-9

The (Magical) Tricks of the Trade (Drama)

Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance! (Musical Theatre)

Did you know that theatre possesses it's own magical powers? The lines of a script are the spells. The characters are wizards. And the actors are magicians. From Potter to Merlin, we will use iconic wizards to explore text and characters while creating our own magical world of theatre. And maybe a few magic tricks along the way.

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Do you always sing in the shower? Dance in the street? Are you a budding Musical Theatre Star? This is a perfect class for any youngster who has the "musical theatre bug" and wants to explore singing skills, choreography and creating great Broadway numbers.

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Ages 10-12

Take the Stage (Drama/Improv)

Musical Theatre Stars (Musical Theatre)

Do you have a theatrical voice just waiting to get out? Have a great character in your back pocket? Love taking the stage? In this camp we will use drama games, improv, character work, script work and basic story elements to create our own creative theatrical piece unlike any other.

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Singing + Dancing + Acting = Musical Theatre Stardom. This camp takes the term Triple Threat to the next dimension with this amazing week of theatre games, singing exercises, dance training and rehearsals. This class is perfect for anyone wanting to take their training to the next level.

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Participants are required to bring their own lunch and snacks. Neptune Theatre is NUT FREE.
Location: Shambhala School, 5450 Russell Street, Halifax
Camp Fee: $235

Pre & Post Camp Care are available for an additional charge of $25 each, $50 for both. Pre camp care is from 8am to 9am; post camp care is from 4pm to 5pm.

Authorized Pick Up: No later than the first day of class parents/guardians must identify the name of the person/persons authorized to pick up students. No student will be released to anyone not identified.

 

SPRING CLASSES

Classes run for 6 weeks on Saturdays from April 7 to May 12, 2018 in the Neptune studios. Note: All classes will culminate with a small “open class presentation” for friends and family (May 12). Click Here to Register. See below for more information on the types of classes available. If you have any questions, please call 902-429-7300.

Ages 18-36 months

Theatre Tots (a Mommy/Daddy and Me-style theatre class)

Location: Neptune Theatre classrooms, 1593 Argyle Street (Scotiabank Stage entrance), Halifax

Saturdays, 9 - 9:45am

Fee: $85

This is perfect learning opportunity for your young family! We will use sing-alongs, movement exploration and drama games to provide a unique environment to introduce the joys of theatre to your and your “tiny tot.” This class will help develop cognitive and social skills, allow you to make new friends all while preparing you for a future in the theatre school and other group classes.

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Ages 4-6

Centre Stage (Drama)

Location: Neptune Theatre classrooms, 1593 Argyle Street (Scotiabank Stage entrance), Halifax

Saturdays, 9:45 - 10:45am

Fee: $112

Are you a youngster who loves to be the centre of attention? Or someone who needs to break out of their shell? Students will engage different movement games, songs and dramatic exercises allowing them to explore their creative selves. Students will learn to “take centre stage” with confidence while also learning the importance of working in a group.

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Ages 7-9

ACTion (Drama)

Saturdays: 10:45am - noon

Location: Neptune Theatre classrooms, 1593 Argyle Street (Scotiabank Stage entrance), Halifax
Camp Fee: $192

Tiny Triple Threat (Musical Theatre)

Saturdays: 10 - 11:30am

Location: Neptune Theatre classrooms, 1593 Argyle Street (Scotiabank Stage entrance), Halifax
Camp Fee: $145

A play is all about actions while also creating the world where those actions take place.  Using theatre games to understand elements of story such as character, setting, plot and theme, students will explore the art of storytelling. What if we were swimming deep in the ocean? An astronaut in space? The possibilities are endless in the world of theatre!

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Do you love to sing? Always putting on plays? Enjoy the thrill of dancing? Here is a chance to put them all together. Students will work on different group numbers from the musical theatre repertoire. Learning routine games and warm-ups, students will build their confidence and explore the joys of musical theatre performance. Working with new material while also familiarizing yourself with old favourites will mean there is something for everyone.

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Ages 10-12

Theatre Skills (Drama)

Saturdays: 12 - 1:30pm

Location: Neptune Theatre classrooms, 1593 Argyle Street (Scotiabank Stage entrance), Halifax
Camp Fee: $145

Musical Theatre Skills (Musical Theatre)

Saturdays: 11:30am - 1:30pm

Location: Neptune Theatre classrooms, 1593 Argyle Street (Scotiabank Stage entrance), Halifax
Camp Fee: $169

This course allows young actors to focus their creative skills. We will explore character creation, setting and plot devices as well as learning the ins and outs of the rehearsal process.  What are some of the best ways to work on a script? How can we create a character using our voice, body and imagination? How can you speak clearly and with selected movements? Take your acting to the next level.

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Musical Theatre is about more than just singing and dancing. In this high-energy class students will learn vocal production, basic musical skills, choreography and the art of acting through song. This is a great course for anyone who loves Broadway and wants to know what it takes to be a musical theatre star. And some fun along the way!

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Improve Your Improv

Location: Neptune Theatre classrooms, 1593 Argyle Street (Scotiabank Stage entrance), Halifax

Saturdays, 1:30 - 3pm

Fee: $145

For those who enjoy improv and scene work, this is a chance to learn how best to work with your scene partner. How can you set the scene? What amazing characters can you create? How will you get out of the funniest of situations? Ideal for anyone who has taken improv or acting with us before, this class will make you laugh, think and definitely have fun!

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For Teen Classes, click here

 

Introducing: PD Day Camp

 

"Play-in-a-Day" PD Day Camp (NEW!)

Location: Neptune Theatre School, 1593 Argyle St. (Scotiabank Stage entrance), Halifax

Fee: $55
Pre-care (8-9am) and post-care (4-5pm) available for $5 each slot.

What do you do on a PD Day? Watch Netflix? Build a pillow fort? NO! Join us at Neptune for our “Play-in-a-Day” PD Day Camp. Students will join in drama games, songs and activities culminating create their very own last minute play! What sort of drama will ensue? Who knows?! But you won’t want to miss this fantastic day of theatre adventures.

Register 4-6 | Register 7-9 | Register 10-12

Drop off/pick up for Neptune Theatre School is located at 1593 Argyle St, the Scotiabank Stage Theatre entrance (one entrance down from the main box office).
Please note: There is NO PARKING on Argyle Street near the theatre.
Students 13+ may sign a “permission to leave” form in order to enter and exit the building without being signed in/out.

 


 

SUMMER CAMPS

Registration begins February 22. 

(Early Bird Registration until March 17)
 
 

 


Neptune Theatre subscribers and sponsors are entitled to a 20% discount of the camp fee. If you do not know your subscription or 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 camp has begun.

*If after registration you do not receive a confirmation eReceipt, please check your spam/junk folder

 

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