Summer Intensives

Summer Intensives

Discover a passion for performance.

Fun, fast-paced summer intensives cover a large range of performance specialties. Develop your instincts as a performer, learn invaluable practical techniques from professionals, and craft stories with other young creatives.

Summer 2022 intensives take place on Granville Island in July and August. All classes follow strict health and safety protocol.


Acting Intensive
Ages 9-12 &
Take to the stage and trust your instincts! In this one-week program, you’ll hone your acting chops, and improve your rehearsal and performance skills. Through theatre exercises, character study, and voice work, you’ll learn to make strong, consistent choices about your roles on stage. It’s the best way to feel confident in front of an audience.

Film Acting Intensive
Ages 9-12 & 13-19
Join a group of like-minded teens and get hands on experience working on camera to take your acting to the next level. Craft your performance in a scene using text and character work to exploring filming on set. Learn how to be in the moment, how to surprise yourself in your work, and hone your audition techniques for film and television.

Musical Theatre
Ages 8-12 & 11-16
Join us for a full week in singing, dancing and acting, and experience the thrill of staging and performing a musical. Working with our director/choreographer, and musical director, students will be rehearse a number of ensemble songs as well as solo performances, cumulating in an in studio presentation.

Sketch Comedy and Improv Intensive
Ages 13-19
Be bold and take your comedic and improv skills to the next level with the Sketch Comedy and Improv Intensive. Through a mixture of improvisation and writing, young actors will gain creative thinking, team building, and communication skills that will benefit them on the stage and in everyday life. Industry professionals will help you develop your technique, discipline and artistry. Work with other creative minds to explore, devise, and create sketches that will have them rolling in the isles.

Summerstage: Musical Theatre Intensive
Ages 12-19 

July 4-30 | Four Week Program!

Summerstage Musical Theatre Intensive is designed for emerging teen actors who are looking for a boost to their skills. Whether you’re seriously considering a career in theatre or you simply love musicals, our small class size gives students one-on-one training and personalized education opportunities.

The only Metro Vancouver musical theatre intensive to offer its students the opportunity to perform a full-length Broadway musical, Summerstage focuses on both process and performance. Professional instruction will give teens valuable ensemble and solo experience, with a focus on voice training, dance, and acting.

Stagecraft Intensive
Ages 12-19 

July 11-22 | Two Week Program!

Learn to think like a theatrical designer and develop your understanding of the relationship between materials, design principles, story, and collaboration. In this 2 week intensive students will investigate how scenery, props, costumes, lighting and sound work to tell a story. Using state of the art equipment, students will explore and experiment with various materials and stagecraft techniques that would bring any production to life on the stage.

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