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Rising Star Acting Six-Week Course-Level 2

Average rating: 5.0Number of reviews: (28)
Completed by 93 learners
In this six-week online intermediate acting course, experienced young actors will explore advanced acting techniques and apply them to a virtual performance of a selected published play.
year old learners
Intermediate, Advanced Level
learners per class


Charged upfront
$21 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 6 weeks
60 minutes per class

Available times

Table of available sections


Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
•	Further develop advanced acting techniques
•	Improve speech and articulation 
•	Develop strong work ethic
•	Improve memorization skills
•	Learn how to effectively interpret a scripted play.
Howard Kane is the teacher for the Rising Star Level-2 Course. Mr Kane has been teaching children the craft of Acting and Musical Theatre for over thirty years. Prior to founding The Children's Theatre Project in the year 2000, Mr. Kane headed up the drama departments at Toronto Montessori Schools and the North York Montessori Learning Centre in Toronto Canada. 

Prior to teaching, Mr. Kane had a long career as a performer in Montreal and New York City where he studied and performed on Broadway and Off-Broadway. His highly energetic and positive teaching methods have been recognized in 2012, when his school was nominated for The Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce for an Excellence in Business Achievement Award. Mr. Kane currently has many of his former students working in the performing arts industry as well as currently studying in highly recognized arts programs at the secondary and University level. 
*Our actors scripts will be posted in the classroom sometime after the first class.

*Each learner is required to download their script onto their desktop as soon as it is received.

*Memorizing lines are not required for this course. 

*Learners will use their scripts that have been downloaded on to their desktop as a guide during performance. Actors are asked to rehearse their lines each week by reading their assigned lines out loud with a friend or family member. The focus of the class is on character interpretation.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
***All learners entering the course must have strong reading skills.

***Unfortunately we are unable to accept weekly payments for this course. Payment in full must be made at time of enrollment. Thank you in advance for your understanding regarding this matter. 

***Performing virtually does have its limitations. As per Outschool’s policies, household members are welcome to watch their child perform live from afar and a comfortable distance from the actors device. Parents are unable to join the zoom meeting and view the show. Household members are able to view the video, which will be posted in the classroom the next day. For your child’s safety Outschool policies does not permit the video of the performance to be emailed or edited. 

***The selected play chosen for this class will not exceed twenty-five to thirty minutes in length. 

***Auditioning for specific roles is not part of CTP's methodology. All parts will be assigned by the teacher and posted in the classroom after the first week of the course. Focus is spent on the techniques that are applied to the role and not the amount of lines or size of the part. 

***A medium to large open space is required.  Comfortable clothing such as, athletic or dance attire works perfectly well. As for shoes, if your child is participating on a hard surface floor such as hardwood or tile, a pair of running shoes are recommended for proper support. Should your child be in carpeted room, non stick socks work. Cordless ear buds required or simply using the microphone form your child's computer work well. No prior stretching or warming up is required and water bottles are a must!

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The Children's Theatre Project Ltd.
Average rating: 4.9Number of reviews: (347)
The Children’s Theatre Project was founded in September 2000, to provide an artistic and creative outlet for children interested in the performing arts. CTP provides high-caliber theatre training in a safe, fun and energetic classroom environment,... 
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