Adult (18 and older)

Register for courses online, by phone 613-580-ARTS (2787) or in person at Guest Services inside the Shenkman Arts Centre. Program information is subject to change. For more course options click ‘Français’ at the top of the page.

Acting


*New* Musical for Adults! (English)

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*2 term class* January 8 to June 9, 2018.

With an emphasis on play, physicality, character and emotion, be prepared to learn as you have fun! Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn are needed for this class. This is an excellent way to keep those brain cells young!

This class ends with a stage production in the Shenkman Arts Centre’s Richcraft Theatre.

Class size is limited.
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1 Term: January 8 to March 10Thursdays: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm20 years and older$205
Both terms: January 8 to June 9Thursdays: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm20 years and older$400
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Acting for the Mature Theatre Lover

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This course in Acting is for students who would like to learn about acting in a fun environment. Learn how to lift a script off the page and bringing it to life on the stage! You will overcome your inhibitions of performing in front of others, learn the basics of becoming a character in a play, hone the acting chops which you may have already developed years ago, and rehearse scenes for performance onstage in front of a gentle audience. You’re never too old to become a star!

Prerequisites: A wish for Adventure! No other experience or training is required! *10-week sessions.
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January 8 to March 10Wednesdays: 11 am to 1 pm20 years and older$255
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Cooking


A Taste of Greece (English)

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Make delicious Greek dishes in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Sit with your classmates to enjoy the meal you've prepared.
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January 22Monday: 6:30 to 9:30 pm19 and older$50.501121090
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Dance


Argentine Tango (English)

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Embrace Argentina’s signature dance, the Salon Style Tango. Discover the 8-count basico (basic step), walking, forward ochos, back ochos and molinete (windmill) and playful ganchos (hooks). Find excitement, passion and drama with Tango!
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January 11 to March 1Thursdays: 9 pm to 10 pm19 and older$89.501111648
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Ballroom - Level 1 (English)

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Ballroom is the perfect exercise for your mind and body. Move to the rhythm as you learn the foxtrot, waltz, cha cha, triple swing and merengue. Register with a partner.
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January 11 to March 1Thursdays: 7 pm to 8 pm19 and older$89.501111638
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Ballroom - Level 2 (English)

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Broaden your skills in ballroom. New footwork and timing are introduced as you become familiar with the rumba and the samba. Register with a partner.
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January 11 to March 1Thursdays: 8 pm to 9 pm19 and older$89.501111642
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Ballroom - Level 3 (English)

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Further develop your foundation, learn new moves and perfect technique as you advance in Level three. Register with a partner.
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January 11 to March 1Thursdays: 8 pm to 9 pm19 and older$89.501111647
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Belly Dance - Level 1 (English)

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Explore fluidity, grace, and strength through this ancient and sensuous dance form developed in the Middle East. The fundamentals of posture, isolations, steps and accents of belly dance are stressed.
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January 8 to March 5Mondays: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm19 and older$89.501111603
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Bollywood Dance - Level 1 (English)

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Learn to move to the Bollywood beat; a modern East Indian style of dance that will have your hips moving. Discover basic hip, leg and upper body choreography while you experience the wonders of middle-eastern glamour.
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January 8 to March 5Mondays: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm19 and older$89.501111597
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Jazz - Level 1 (English)

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Basics of jazz dance will improve your co-ordination, strength, and flexibility through dance combinations set to popular music.
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January 10 to February 28Wednesdays: 7 pm to 8:30 pm19 and older$1341111632
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Tap Dance - Level 1 (English)

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Basics of tap dance through enjoyable dance combinations and simple choreography. Emphasis on rhythm and clarity of step. Keep on tapping!
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January 9 to February 27Tuesdays: 7 pm to 8 pm19 and older$89.501111628

Music


Guitar - Level 1 

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Strengthen guitar skills while learning basic chords, strumming, picking and tuning. Recognize different strumming patterns and shuffle accompaniment. Bring your own guitar.
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January 13 to March 10Saturdays: 10 am to 11 am19 and older$1521111677
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Guitar - Level 2

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Once you have the basics through Guitar Level 1 or equivalent, you're ready for more advanced music.
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January 13 to March 10Saturdays: 1 pm to 2 pm19 and older$1521111685
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