Find the music in the theatre and the theatre in the music.
All students will learn voice production, breath control, elements of speech, pitch, emphasis, tone, tempo, volume and rhythm. Challenge your mind, improve your emotional health, develop confidence and grow your skills as you explore the power of voice and connection in all our classes.
"Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." ~ Berthed Auerbach
NEW THIS FALL: THE GERALD ISAAC STUDIO PRESENTS
Join us Saturdays beginning October 14, 2017 for an age appropriate 2 hour class, which includes: improvisation, voice and scene work, theatre games, stage combat and consistent rehearsals for year round presentations at the prestigious Arts & Letters Club!
Taught by two established professionals with vast experience between them, classes encourage responsibility, team work, confidence building, memory work, body/voice awareness and more - all valuable life skills!
Ages & Class Times
- 12-13 yrs: 10am - 12pm
- 14-18 yrs: 1pm - 3pm
- Adults: 4pm - 6pm
Gerald Isaac is a world-class, award winning triple threat. This accomplished actor, opera tenor and dancer with over 40 years performing live on the professional stage will guide you to your full potential. Whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out, Gerald will show you how to find the power in your voice and performance.
An actor, teacher, writer and director, Brian Kennington has worked in theatre and film across Canada. His great love for acting led him to a successful career teaching drama to children and youth in schools and community centres in Toronto. A writer of award winning plays, with a screenplay in the works, Brian is thrilled to be teaching with his lifelong friend, Gerald.
Musical TheatrE PRESENTATION (13-30)
Become a true performer as you learn to take responsibility for the relationship between your character’s music, text and movement throughout your performance as part of this fun and challenging ensemble class. Experience the excitement of live performance, as this class requires each participant to apply individual and ensemble skills learned through the year in a staged ensemble presentation at the end of the year.
Caution: This class causes deep bonding and lasting friendships.
MUSICAL THEATRE (30+)
Study and learn without the pressure of out-of-studio performance. We explore musical theatre, popular standards, jazz standards, some acting and movement, harmonizing, singing in parts and solo singing. Find your voice and express a wide range of character, emotion and story in this supportive and challenging class. Develop your knowledge of music and skill while you sing as part of an ensemble. Achieve a sense of accomplishment and develop confidence while releasing feel-good endorphins and improving left-brain thinking and cognitive skills. Leave the pressures of your day behind.
Caution: This class causes wellness, community, and fun.
PRivate lessons (13+)
Weekly, by regular appointment.
- Audition prep
- Mentoring for actors
Audition prep and speech classes only are offered in minimums of four.
Discover the music in the theatre and the theatre in the music as you work on voice, speech, drama and movement in a safe and nurturing environment while being lead, mentored and coached at your own pace, one on one.
Classes are designed to discover the best in each student encouraging growth by strengthening skills and abilities and realizing potential.
Build confidence, poise, articulation and communication skills. Achieve leadership skills and improve grades. Stretch your creativity and develop a solid foundation for a creative life.
"Luck is when preparation meets opportunity." ~Robert Evans
We prepare our students so they are ready to meet luck head on when it presents itself.