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Specialized Drama Classes

*Mainstage Performers -  This performance based class is meant for those drama or dance students who want to expand their skills by taking part in a full-scale musical production.

 

This years play will be "Shrek! the musical Jr" Performed in May 2018 at the Clarke Theatre. No audition is required!

 

Play Making - Ages 9-13 where students explore their creativity through storytelling! Students in this class will write, rehearse and stage their own One-Act plays. From script writing and performance, to set and costume creation, see what goes into creating a play!

 

ABBOTSFORD DRAMA CLASSES

Acting Lessons with an Edge

 

Improv - Stage Productions - Acting For The Camera

Theatre Games - Script Writing - Musical Theatre

 

Creative Edge has been offering drama classes/acting lessons in Abbotsford since 1991. We keep the atmosphere fun, while challenging the students to become good actors.

 

Drama classes are divided into 6 age groups:

 

 

KINDERDRAMA - Born in 2011

 

ACT UP THEATRE - AGES 6-8

 

Junior DRAMA - Ages 9-10

 

Intermediate DRAMA - Ages 11-12

 

Senior DRAMA - Ages 13-15

 

TEEN ACTING - Ages 15+

 

 

The younger drama students class time involves fun drama games, dress up roll playing, and story drama, all which make for a fun introduction to children's theatre for 4 to 7 year olds.

 

The middle and older age groups focus more on theatre sports, script reading, acting for the camera and stage presentation.

 

Drama classes have the opportunity to act on stage at the Abbotsford Arts Centre during our year end shows in June.

 

 

 

ANDREW GILLOTT - Drama Department Head Teacher

 

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre as well as a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Victoria. He has twelve years of experience teaching drama and music to students ages 3 to adult.

He is also the recipient of the 2016 Abbotsford Arty Award for Outstanding Theatre Artist.

 

Andrew has a strong background in live theatre as an actor, writer and director including acting in a leading role in the Victoria Shakespeare Festival and writing and directing a play for the Victoria Fringe Kids Fest.  Over the past 20 years, Andrew has been involved in nearly every year-end production at Creative Edge!

 

As a BC Certified Teacher, Andrew also has experience in K-7 public school classrooms.  He is a patient, outgoing and creative teacher, who brings energy, enthusiasm and artistic knowledge to his drama classes.

 

 

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