Fall Youth Classes

 

FALL Youth & Teen Classes

Bad Dog Theatre's Youth and Teen classes are some of our most popular offerings. Taught by our Youth Academy Instructors over seven weeks, your kids will learn the in's and out's of performing improv, while honing in on important life skills as well!

 
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Youth Intro: Making a Scene

 Grades 3-5 |  Sat & Sun Sept 8th - Oct. 28th

This introductory class, with a focus on scene structure, will teach basic terminology, the art of Yes and…, & working as a team all while playing fun improv games (like Whose Line is it Anyway?) that help unlock creativity, increase confidence and develop impulses & play.

Students get to show off their prowess at the end of the term at a fun Showcase that is open to friends and family. Showcase October 28th @ 7pm


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Youth Intro: Building a World

 Grades 3-5 |  Sat & Sun Nov 3rd - Dec 16th

This introductory class with the focus on world-building, will teach basic terminology, the art of Yes and…, & working as a team all while playing fun improv games (like Whose Line is it Anyway?) that help unlock creativity, increase confidence and develop impulses & play.

Students get to show off their prowess at the end of the term at a fun Showcase that is open to friends and family. Showcase Dec 16th @ 7pm


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Youth Advance Ensemble

Grades 6-8| YAE Term 1 Sat & Sun Sept 8th - Oct. 28th

Behind every great improv show is a strong ensemble with interesting characters. Refresh your skills and build an ensemble with 11 other eager and experienced students. This two term course for youths (grades 6-8) will build on their previous improv skills and develop a group mind that will help take scenes to the next level. 

Students get to show off their prowess at the end of the term at a fun Showcase that is open to friends and family. Showcase October 28th @ 7pm


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Teen Intro: Building Character

Grades 9-12 |  Thursdays Sept. 6th - Oct 25th

This introductory class will teach you basic terminology, the art of Yes and (accepting and advancing offers), working with a team all while playing fun improv games (like Whose Line is it Anyway?) that help unlock creativity, increase confidence and develop impulses & play. This semester has a focus on building strong characters that can help build and drive scenes forward. Students get to show off their prowess at the end of the term at a fun Showcase that is open to friends and family.

Students get to show off their prowess at the end of the term at a fun Showcase that is open to friends and family. Showcase October 28th @ 7pm


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Teen Intro: Making A Scene

Grades 9-12 |  Thursdays Nov 1st - Dec 13th

This introductory class will teach you basic terminology, the art of Yes and (accepting and advancing offers), working with a team all while playing fun improv games (like Whose Line is it Anyway?) that help unlock creativity, increase confidence and develop impulses & play. Students get to show off their prowess at the end of the term at a fun Showcase that is open to friends and family.

Students get to show off their prowess at the end of the term at a fun Showcase that is open to friends and family. Showcase Dec 16th @ 7pm


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Fall Teen Performance Ensemble

Grades 9-12 |  TPE Term 1 Thursday, Sept 6th - Oct. 28th

Behind every great improv show is a strong ensemble. Refresh your skills and build an ensemble with 11 other teens eager to flex their skills on stage. In these two sessions teens (Grade 9-12) will build on their previous improv skills and develop a group mind that will take your scenes to the next level. Students will also be starting to touch on the concept of formats in an improv show, such as Theatresports and Toronto, I Love You.

Think fast on your feet, follow your impulse, and work in harmony with your ensemble to create performances audiences will be convinced they were pre-written.

Students taking part in the TPE get to show off their prowess in two performance opportunities.

  • Midterm 1 Showcase - Sept. 22nd  @ 7pm 
  • End of Term 1 Showcase - Oct. 28th  @ 7pm