Teens (13 to 17)

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


All Ages Family Class

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A close to professional experience culminating in a full stage production. Learn about theatre – character development, stage business, voice and movement – with a focus on fun! Great experience for the whole family! Theatre is a team sport!

Spring Play - The Wizard of Oz!
Rehearsals: March to June 8, 2019
Show dates: June 7 and 8, 2019

Auditions will be held in January 2019

Fee:
$55 for current OST students and families
$210 for non-OST students/family

*Sunday rehearsals with some weekly and/or Saturday. To be announced (depending on role).
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March to June 8to be announced4 years and older$210
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Comedy

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Comedy is lively and entertaining, fast thinking and timing as well as learning to relate to your audience.

No experience necessary, just an active imagination and a sense of adventure.

Class size is limited, however late registrations will be considered, subject to availability - please call the office to confirm 613-580-2764.
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January 7 to March 4Mondays: 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm13 years and older$145
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Circus

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Circus is full of thrill and freedom! Juggle, tumble and clown! Develop character and integrate into an always moving story.

No experience necessary, just an active imagination and a sense of adventure.
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March 18 to May 13Mondays: 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm13 years and older$145
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Teen Creators – Collaborate on Creation, Directing and Design

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Students will collectively create their own show and learn about scripts, casting, rehearsing, design, stage management, promoting your show and design. This class will involve acting for a performance in the OST Student Spring Showcase and possible other venues.
Spring Showcase date May 27, 2019

Class size is limited, however late registrations will be considered, subject to availability - please call the office to confirm 613-580-2764.
Payment can be made in full or in 4 equal instalments (see our website for details.)
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September 17, 2018 to June 10, 2019Mondays: 7:15 pm to 9 pm13 years and older$625
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Teen Advanced Musical

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Advanced Triple Threat: singing, dancing and acting. Students will work together with an Ottawa Triple Threat professional. Previous experience is an asset; enthusiasm, commitment and team spirit are necessary to participate in this class. The ability to play an instrument is an EXTRA bonus! Students will get to work with guest experts on voice and movement. The audience will enjoy their stage production in the OST Spring Student Works Showcase.
Spring Showcase date May 21, 2019

Class size is limited, however late registrations will be considered, subject to availability - please call the office to confirm 613-580-2764.
Payment can be made in full or in 4 equal instalments (see our website for details.)
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September 18, 2018 to June 4, 2019Tuesdays: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm13 years and older$715
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Teen Shakespeare – Ghosts and the Supernatural, Costumes and Comedy, Battles and Death

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Be ready for your High School Shakespeare study. With an emphasis on play, physicality, character and emotion, be prepared to shake up your Shakespeare! Shakespeare makes for exciting and dynamic theatre. Ghosts! Meet Shakespeare’s ghosts and magical characters! Funny! Shakespeare has many comedic scenes of mistaken identity and hilarious adventures! Battles and Death scenes are an actor’s dream! Students learn how to fight and die on stage! Find costumes, dress it up and present at the stage production in the Spring Student Showcase.
Spring Showcase date May 23, 2019

Class size is limited, however late registrations will be considered, subject to availability - please call the office to confirm 613-580-2764.
Payment can be made in full or in 4 equal instalments (see our website for details.)
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September 18, 2018 to June 4, 2019Tuesdays: 6:45 pm to 8 pm13 years and older$595
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On-Camera: Bilingual Class

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On-camera students will learn and practice the basics of film-making and acting. This class provides students with an opportunity for artistic expression as together, with their teacher, they create multiple projects throughout the year. The class will work its way towards a final production created entirely by the students, through projects such as: basic dialogue, silent film, and 2 minute stories. The audience will enjoy their production in the Spring Student Showcase and throughout the year on the OST website.
Spring Showcase date May 28, 2019

Class size is limited, however late registrations will be considered, subject to availability - please call the office to confirm 613-580-2764.
Payment can be made in full or in 4 equal instalments (see our website for details.)
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October 16, 2018 to June 4, 2019Tuesdays: 7:15 pm to 9:30 pm13 years and older$600
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Teen Acting and Performance

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Build on acting skills with a more advanced study of improvisation and monologues. Students will work on and develop movement, voice, blocking, script work and other stage business, some may want to design their own costumes, set and props, and program cover. The audience will enjoy their stage production in the Spring Student Showcase.
Friday class Spring Showcase date May 24, 2019

Class size is limited, however late registrations will be considered, subject to availability - please call the office to confirm 613-580-2764.
Payment can be made in full or in 4 equal instalments (see our website for details.)
DateTimeAgeFee
September 21, 2018 to June 7, 2019Fridays: 7:45 pm to 9 pm13 years and older$590
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Digital Arts


Intro to Game Development

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Create your own mobile game! Using tools like Unity and Adobe Photoshop, develop animation skills and your very own video game.
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January 14 to March 18Mondays: 7 pm to 8:30 pm12 to 14 years$106.25cancelled
January 14 to March 18Mondays: 7 pm to 8:30 pm15 to 18 years$120.25cancelled
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Drawing


Step Up Your Drawing

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Are you ready to take your drawing to the next level? In this class, we will go beyond the basics and introduce figure drawing, perspective, in-depth shading, colour blending techniques, and much more! Materials will include pencil, charcoal, pastels, and ink. Learn new techniques, while expressing your individual creativity. Perfect for students who have already taken an art class, or have previous art experience. (Tuition includes 2 draped models.)

Instructor: Tara Heft
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January 13 to March 10Sundays: 9:30 am to noon11 to 14 years$245W19ST01B
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Teen Portfolio Development  - Drawing and Painting Emphasis

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This course will focus on developing students’ observational skills while focusing on tone, form, proportion, likeness, depth, composition, and texture. Special attention will be given to portraiture, life drawing, and still life. Students will work from a model in preparation for the Canterbury visual arts interview. Through a variety of painting, drawing, mixed media, and sculpture projects, students will refine their skills and develop a substantial body of work. This course will cover all of the requirements for the Canterbury visual arts portfolio. Also available to teens wanting to attend De la Salle or pursuing their own interest in art. This course is open to new and returning students. Students are asked to bring their own sketchbooks each class. (Tuition includes one draped model.)

Please note: Taking the Teen Portfolio Development course is however not a guarantee that all students will be accepted in the school of their choice.

Instructor: Sonia Arenas
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January 12 to March 9Saturdays: 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm12 to 14 years$255W19ST01C
January 13 to March 10Sundays: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm12 to 14 years$255W19ST01D
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Mixed Media


Creativity Development: Techniques and Confidence II (bilingual)

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Explore and learn art techniques while having the opportunity to find your style. This exploration will focus on learning strong art techniques in drawing, painting, and sculpting. This course will be a fun challenge and will give a wonderful opportunity for self-expression. This course is open to new as well as returning students.

Instructor: Nadine Argo
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January 12 to March 9Saturdays: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm12 to 16 years$245W19ST01E
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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 12 to March 9Saturdays: 10 am to 11 am10 to 14 years$139.50cancelled
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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 12 to March 9Saturdays: 11 am to noon10 to 14 years$139.501402460
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Guitar - Level 3

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Learn songs while adding new techniques and skills along the way. Choose a song you would like to learn. Learn to play each of the songs submitted.
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January 12 to March 9Saturdays: 4 pm to 5 pm10 to 14 years$139.50cancelled
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Ukulele

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Learn a unique instrument that is affordable, fun, and easy to learn.
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January 12 to March 9Saturdays: 3 pm to 4 pm10 to 14 years$139.50cancelled
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Painting


Creative Painting: Part II

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Made your last macaroni card? Ready to pick up your big girl/boy paint brush and learn some solid artistic skills? Explore the art of painting and drawing landscapes, portraits, abstracts and mixing media, while developing the fundamentals of strong art-making, such as colour theory, composition, paint application, and rendering. All skill levels welcome.

Instructor: Lindsay Watson
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January 12 to March 9Saturdays: 1 pm to 3:30 pm11 to 14 years$225W19ST01A
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Pottery 


One Night on the Wheel

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Have you wanted to try making pottery on the wheel? Here is your opportunity to enjoy one evening discovering the art of throwing clay. During this 2 hour workshop you will learn to throw one small pot. After the workshop our technicians will trim and fire your piece and it will be ready for you to pick up in 2 weeks. Come and relax while experiencing the joy of clay. This workshop is open to clients 14 years and older. All materials included. Additional pots made if client chooses to keep them will be $7 +HST each.

Instructor: Katherine King
 
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January 5Saturday: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm14 and older$53WHEELNIGHT.201
January 12Saturday: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm14 and older$53WHEELNIGHT.202
January 19Saturday: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm14 and older$53WHEELNIGHT.203
January 26Saturday: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm14 and older$53WHEELNIGHT.204
February 2Saturday: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm14 and older$53WHEELNIGHT.205
February 9Saturday: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm14 and older$53WHEELNIGHT.206
February 16Saturday: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm14 and older$53WHEELNIGHT.207
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Teen and Adult Wheel 1

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This program is especially fun for adults and teenagers to experience the challenge and joy of the pottery wheel. The basic Level 1 wheel program is covered. Materials included. Please bring an apron or an old towel to protect your clothes.

Instructor: Andrée Pilon-McCullough
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January 12 to February 16Saturdays: 10 am to noon12 years and older$234TEENADULT.201
January 12 to February 16Saturdays: 1 pm to 3 pm12 years and older$234TEENADULT.202
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Wheel Level 1

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This course is an introductory wheel course. Class duration 2.5 hours for 7 consecutive weeks. The student will cover the basic techniques for the beginner. You will first learn the art of centering the clay which will allow you to make different pot shapes. Trimming a foot onto a pot and surface decoration is covered. Recycled clay included. No prerequisite is required.
 
Instructor: Heidi Frankish WHEEL1.201
Instructor: Katherine King WHEEL1.202
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Instructor: Katherine King WHEEL1.205
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January 9 to February 20Wednesdays: 6:30 pm to 9 pm16 and older$286WHEEL1.201
January 10 to February 21Thursdays: 1:30 pm to 4 pm16 and older$286WHEEL1.202
January 10 to February 21Thursdays: 6:30 pm to 9 pm16 and older$286WHEEL1.203
January 11 to February 22Fridays: 6:30 pm to 9 pm16 and older$286WHEEL1.205
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Wheel Level 1.5

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This course is aimed at students who have completed Level 1 and wish to advance, but still require more guidance from the instructor for the full 2 1/2 hour class. The class will progress towards more advanced forms including covered forms, bowls, and closed-in forms. One bag of clay included. Prerequisite: Be able to consistently centre and throw a cylinder as high as it is wide. Please bring an apron or an old towel to protect your clothes.

Instructor: Laraine Pederson WHEEL105.203
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January 8 to February 19Tuesdays: 6:30 pm to 9 pm16 and older$286WHEEL105.203
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Wheel Level 2/3

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This course is for students who have completed two to three courses on the wheel and who can consistently throw a cylinder as high as it is wide. Emphasis will be placed on improving throwing skills and exploring surface decoration. One bag of clay included. Please bring an apron or an old towel to protect your clothes.

Prequisite Level 1.5

Instructor: Isaac Fouchard
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January 24 to March 7 Thursdays: 6:30 pm to 9 pm 16 and older$286 WHEEL203.201
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Child and Adult Handbuild - Parent and Me (bilingual)

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A wonderful way to share some special time in this activity with your child or grandchild. The students will learn the basic hand building techniques such as coils and pinch pots. Adults will make their own project. Cost is per person and materials are included.

Instructor: Katherine King
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January 13 to February 17Sundays: 12:30 pm to 2 pm4 years and older$161PARENTME.201B
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Handbuilding (bilingual)

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A very exciting and enjoyable program for children learning basic handbuilding techniques. Students are encouraged to express their own creativity with each piece. Returning students are given more challenging projects and materials are included.

Instructor: Senka Stankovic HANDCHILD.201B
Instructor Victoria Rodgers HANDCHILD.202B
 
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January 12 to February 16Saturdays: 10 am to 11:30 am7 to 13 years$173HANDCHILD.201B
January 13 to February 17Sundays: 10 am to 11:30 am7 to 13 years$173HANDCHILD.202B
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