OUK Theatre Studio for children!

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Once Upon a Kingdom Theatre invites children 6-16 years old to the theatre studio!

In our theatre your children will be studying the best of the world literature and art, will learn to sing, dance and draw, will become confident and free in public presentations, will develop creative thinking, and discover their talents. And most importantly, they will find new friends who share the same passion for theatre!

In the program of the studio: production of plays, acting, stage movement/ dance, stage speech/ vocal, stage combat; set, costume and make-up design, lighting and sound design, stage management, and theatre criticism. All classes are taught at the highest professional level to provide intensive training for children. All of our instructors have Masters Degree in Theatre and are practicing artists in Ottawa and abroad.

Our advanced classes tour with their productions around the world, participate at international theatre festivals and children’s theatre exchanges. We help them to see theatre from the global perspective, receive training from world-famous theatre professionals, meet new like-minded friends around the world, and create shows that are up to the international standard of modern art and theatre.

ANNOUNCEMENT!

Dear Students and Parents! 50673203_10102475702355646_1416886019910795264_o

We would like to let you know about plans for our 2019-2020 Season.

Our Artistic Director, Ekaterina Vetrov, is planning to take 3 months in the Fall to do intense theatre training, practicum and work at Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Upon her return, we are preparing to take work of Once Upon a Kingdom Theatre to a new level and explore new creative directions that will incorporate the latest discoveries in international theatre practices.

Meanwhile, all classes will be postponed until January 2020. Auditions (for new students) to our Junior class and pre-registration interviews with our Senior students will happen in December 2019.

Our theatre does not stop its work for this period, we just go into so much needed planning and reorganizing phase. So please, feel free to contact us at any time with your thoughts, ideas, suggestions, projects and news!

Sending you our warmest regards!
Board of Directors: Ekaterina Vetrov, Alexander Vetrov, Maria Bugrova
 

SCHEDULE FOR WINTER SEMESTER 2018

Dates Time Class Instructor Location Price
January 8 – June 18th, 2018
24 classes
Monday
5:45 – 8:15pm
Advanced Acting and Play Production
Part 1 (paired with Movement class)

Ages 11-15

Ekaterina Vetrov
& Alexander Vetrov
Theatre Studio,
Nepean Creative Arts Centre,35 Stafford Rd.
$125/month;
$727.50/semester
Family Special
(2 Children):
$242.50/month;
$1411/semester
January 16th – May 29th, 2018

20 classes

Tuesday
6:00 – 8:00pm
Beginners Acting and Play Production

Ages 7-10

Ekaterina Vetrov Theatre Studio,
Nepean Creative Arts Centre,35 Stafford Rd.
$108/month
$524/semester
January 10th – June 20th, 2018
24 classes
Wednesday
5:45pm – 8:15pm
Movement In Theatre
Part 2
(Paired with Advanced Acting)

Ages 11-15

Ekaterina Vetrov
& Alexander Vetrov
Scout Hall, Woodroffe United Church $135/month
$785.50/semester
Family Special
(2 Children):
$261.90/month;
$1523.80/Semester

SCHEDULE FOR FALL SEMESTER 2017

 

Dates Time Class Instructor Location Price
September 18th – December 18th, 2017

*Oct. 9 – no class 

13 classes

Monday
5:45 – 8:15pm
Advanced Acting and Play Production (Russian)
Part 1 (paired with Movement class)

Ages 11-15

Ekaterina Vetrov
& Alexander Vetrov
Theatre Studio,
Nepean Creative Arts Centre,35 Stafford Rd.
$125/month
(or 4 classes);
$394/Semester

Family Special
(2 Children):
$238/month;
$749/Semester

September 19th – December 19th, 201715 classes Tuesday
6:00 – 8:00pm
Beginners Acting and Play Production (Russian)

Ages 7-10

Ekaterina Vetrov Theatre Studio,
Nepean Creative Arts Centre,35 Stafford Rd.
$108/Month
(or 4 classes) $393/Semester

Family Special(2 Children):
$205/Month; $747/Semester

September 20th – December 20th, 2017

15 classes

Wednesday
5:45pm – 8:15pm
Movement In Theatre
Part 2
(Russian)
(Paired with Advanced Acting)

Ages 11-15

Ekaterina Vetrov
& Alexander Vetrov
Scout Hall, Woodroffe United Church $135/Month
(or 4 classes)
$491/Semester

Family Special
(2 Children):
$205/Month;
$940/Semester

September 22nd -December 22nd, 2017

15 classes

Friday
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Beginners Acting and Play Production
(English)

Ages 8-13

Ludmylla Reis Theatre Studio,
Nepean Creative Arts Centre,35 Stafford Rd.
$108/Month
(or 4 classes) $393/Semester

Family Special(2 Children):
$205/Month; $747/Semester

September 22nd -December 22nd, 2017
15 classes
Friday
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Theatre Production: Stage Design(English)

Ages 9-16

Alexander Vetrov
& Nicholas Leno
Set Construction Workshop,
Nepean Creative Arts Centre,35 Stafford Rd.
$108/Month
(or 4 classes) $393/Semester

Family Special(2 Children):
$205/Month; $747/Semester

*Additional mandatory Theatre Criticism class and trip to theatre to see a professional production is scheduled for each acting class in the Fall 2017. The date of this class will be announced in September.

** Additional expenses might apply for the purchase of costumes and set.

To register please send a request to onceuponakingdom@gmail.com or get in touch with us to receive Registration Form.

SCHEDULE FOR THE FALL SEMESTER 2016

Day of the Week Class Instructor Room Description Price
Monday
Sept.12th – Dec. 12th 
*No class on Oct.10th
13 Classes
Contemporary Dance & Movement In Theatre
Part 2 (pairs with Advanced Acting)
Mariya Bugrova Banquet Hall 5:30-8pm
(10-15yrs)
$125/month
(4 classes);
$394/Semester
Family Special
(2 Children):
$238/month;
$749/Semester
Tuesday
Sept.13th – Dec.13h
14 Classes
Beginners Dance and Movement In Theatre & Production Design
Part 2 (pairs with Beginners Acting)
Mariya Bugrova
&
 Aliza Itskovich
Lower Hall 6:00-8:00pm
(7-11yrs)
$100/Month
(4 classes);
$339/SemesterFamily Special (2 Children):
$190/Month; $644/Semesterr
Wednesday
Sept. 7th – Dec. 7th
14 Classes
NEW! Stage Dance training
(English)
Mariya Bugrova Banquet Hall 6-8pm
(9-14yrs)
$108/Month
(4 classes)
$367/Semester
Family Special
(2 Children):
$205/Month;
$697/Semester
Thursday  
Sept.8th – Dec.15th
15 Classes
Advanced Acting and Play Production (Russian)
Part 1 (paired with Dance in Theatre)
Ekaterina Vetrov & Alexander Vetrov Banquet Hall 5:45-8:15pm
(10-15yrs)
$136/Month
(4 classes)
$495/Semester
Family Special
(2 Children):
$205/Month;
$940/Semester
Friday
Sept.9th – Dec.16th15 Classes
Beginner Acting and Play Production (Russian) Ekaterina Vetrov & Aliza Itskovich Scout Hall 6-8pm
(7-11yrs)
$108/Month
(4 classes) $393/SemesterFamily Special (2 Children):
$205/Month; $747/Semester
Saturday
Oct.22nd – Dec.17th
9 Classes
SPECIAL COURSE
Toddler on Stage
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Ekaterina Vetrov
& Inessa Bayindir
Nepean Creative Arts Centre,
Dance Studio 4
11:30am-12:10pm
(1-2.5yrs)12:20-1:00pm
(1.5-3yrs)
$139/Session

LOCATION: All classes take place at Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Ave., Ottawa, ON.

* Additional expenses might apply for the purchase of costumes and set.

** During the semester there will be group field trips to the theatre to see shows that are not included in the total price.

To register please send a request to onceuponakingdom@gmail.com or get in touch with us.

FALL CLASSES 2015 – REGISTER TODAY!

Dear Parents and Students!

Registration for the Fall 2015 Theatre Classes is OPEN and spots are filling up really fast!
If you want to secure your spot, please, get in touch with us ASAP!

This Fall we are offering lots of NEW amazing classes and programs for children 6-17 years old!

Here is the complete FALL 2015 CLASS SCHEDULE!

Looking forward to see new young artists join our theatre for 2015/16 Season!

SEASON LAUNCH 2015-16

WHEN: June 18th, 6:00-8:00pmSeason Launch2015-16_June 18
WHERE: Banquet Hall, Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Ave.

Join us and hear about our future shows, new classes, meet our new teachers and receive EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS on our Fall Classes! 

Everyone is welcome! Bring your friends, your family and enjoy some complimentary pizza while we look towards our exciting new season!

Entrance is FREE! To attend, please, register on Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/once-upon-a-kingdoms-20152016-seasonlaunch-tickets-17022583004

Meanwhile, you can preview our Fall 2015 Schedule of classes.

SCHEDULE FOR THE FALL SEMESTER 2015

Day of the Week Class Instructor Room Description Price
Monday Sept.14th – Dec.14th *No class Oct.12th 13 Classes NEW! Contemporary Dance In Theatre (Russian) Part 2 Mariya Bugrova Banquet Hall 5:30-7pm (9-14yrs) $75/month (4 classes); $232/Semester Family Special (2 Children): $144/month; $468/Semester
Tuesday Sept.8th – Dec.15th 15 Classes Intermediate Acting and Play Production (English) & Movement in Theatre Alexandra Isenor & Simon L. Lalande Lower Hall 6:15-8:15pm (9-14yrs) $108/Month (4 classes) $385/Semester Family Special (2 Children): $205/Month; $729/Semester
Wednesday Sept.16th – Dec.16th 14 Classes NEW! Beginner/Intermediate Improv (English) ** Mid-session registration available Alexandra Isenor in Kanata 6-8pm (10-17yrs) $100/Month (4 classes) $322/Semester Family Special (2 Children): $190/Month; $630/Semester
Thursday   Sept.10th – Dec.17th 15 Classes Intermediate/Advanced Acting and Play Production (Russian) Part 1 (co-class with Dance in Theatre) Ekaterina Vetrov & Alexander Vetrov Banquet Hall 6-8pm (9-14yrs) $108/Month (4 classes) $385/Semester Family Special (2 Children): $205/Month; $729/Semester
Beginner Acting and Play Production (English) Alexandra Isenor Lower Hall 6-8pm (6-12yrs) $100/Month (4 classes); $356/Semester Family Special (2 Children): $190/Month; $675/Semester
Friday Sept.11th – Dec.18th 15 Classes Beginner Acting and Play Production (Russian) Ekaterina Vetrov & Alexander Vetrov Banquet Hall 6-8pm (6-12yrs) $100/Month (4 classes); $356/Semester Family Special (2 Children): $190/Month; $675/Semester

LOCATION: All classes (except IMPROV) take place at Woodroffe United Church, 207 Woodroffe Ave., Ottawa, ON. NEW!!! This Fall our theatre is opening a new unique program for young Stage Managers ages 11-17! And it is FREE! Get in touch with us for more info and the application form! Description: OUK Theatre’s Stage Management Practical is designed to provide young individuals who are interested in backstage work in general or specifically stage management with the tools and experience they need to develop a skill set in play production. The student chosen will be paired with one of our existing classes and be responsible for organizing props/set/costume, recording pertinent blocking, run warm-ups with cast members, closely work with actors and the director, etc (depending on the instructor’s requirements). The student will also receive one-on-one training with OUK staff, in regards to organizing/maintaining a prompt book, and other tasks required of a stage manager. This student is required to attend all rehearsals and performances the chosen class participates in. This program is offered both in English and Russian language. * OUK Theatre will be accepting 1-2 student(s) for this 2015/2016 year. Applying: Application to the Stage Management Practical requires the student to fill out a form detailing their availability, experience and interest in backstage work.  In addition, students may be required to attend an interview to further discuss their current skills in the theatrical field as well as their desire to learn new skills.  OUK staff will be available through email or phone to help students fill out forms or prepare for an interview if they so wish. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Ekaterina Vetrov at onceuponakingdom@gmail.com or  Alexandra Isenor at oukmanager@gmail.com

WINTER THEATRE CLASSES 2014!

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!We invite children 6-14 years old to join our theatre classes. Our young students will learn: acting, speech/ voice, stage combat/ movement, set/ costume/ make up/ lighting design, will be creating original plays and perform at local stages and International Festivals! Take a look at the SCHEDULE of Classes.

New Season 2012-2013!

– Registration to various theatre classes for children is now open!

– We invite our audiences to two big shows this year!

  • October 18-20th, 2012: The Changeling – Scandinavian fairy-tale for children (ages 5 and up)
    MFA Project directed by Ekaterina Shestakova
  • March 5th to 9th, 2013: Princess Ivona by Witold Gombrowicz
    Directed by Ekaterina Shestakova (MFA candidate)
    Unicorn Theatre