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Back yard Theatre Staff


Malcolm Roulette: The Backyard Theatre Director

Malcolm Roulette is originally from Split Lake, MB, performing various college-level theatre productions here in Steinbach. Malcolm recently performed in Candlewick's Production of The Princess Bride and Of Mice and Men and completed the theatre program at Providence College.

Malcolm loves to read, write, draw and get involved with various theatre productions to express his passion for theatre. Malcolm currently resides in White Dog, ON where he is an Educational Instructor and oversees a small theatre company for kids in Kenora, ON. We are proud to have him on our team.

 



Jeremy Plett: The Backyard Theatre Director

Director Jeremy Plett is excited to move into another year of theatre with The Backyard Theatre Company. He has performed in several community theatre productions, most recently, The Pirates of Penzance, The Wizard of Oz as Tin Man. This is Jeremy’s seventh year with us– he brings creativity and quality into our theatre program. Jeremy will be leading the new Young Company..








Acting Out!

Instructor: Jeremy Plett
Date:28 weeks, Sep 11, 2018 - Apr 16, 2019 * No Class Mar 26
Days of week: Tuesday
Time: 5:00-5:45pm
Location: Studio A (Upstairs)
Fees: $205 (Includes Costume Fee), Fundraiser Waiver $50, Volunteer Waiver $25 >

For ages 5-8.All for FUN! Get creative with improvised storytelling and puppet shows.

    • -Voice Projection
    • -Memorization
    • -Costumes




    Acting Out!

     

    Dramatic Discovery

    Instructor: Malcolm Roulette & Jeremy Plett
    Date: 28 weeks, Sep 11, 2018 - Apr 16, 2019 * No Class Mar 26
    Days of week: Tuesday
    Time: 5:00-6:00pm
    Location: Studio A (Upstairs)
    Fees: $260 (Includes Costume Fee), Fundraiser Waiver $50, Volunteer Waiver $25

    For ages 9-11. Discover the process of preparing for a play by learning your lines, becoming a new personality and exploring the stage.
    Explore the world of acting:

    1. -Story Telling
    2. -Character Building
    3. -Improvisation

    Participate in two separate performances.


    Manitoba Jo


     

    The Actor's Studio

    Instructor: Malcolm Roulette & Jeremy Plett
    Date: 28 weeks, Sep 11, 2018 - Apr 16, 2019 * No Class Mar 26
    Days of week: Tuesday
    Time: 6:15-7:15pm
    Location: Studio A (Upstairs)
    Fees: $260 (Includes Costume Fee), Fundraiser Waiver $50, Volunteer Waiver $25

    For ages 10-12. This class is designed for experienced or mature students – take your acting experience to the next level:

    1. -New Games
    2. -Challenging Scripts
    3. -Improvisation

    Plus have the opportunity to assist in the preparation and character building for two showcase performances.



    Pirates

    The Audition

    Instructor: Malcolm Roulette & Jeremy Plett
    Date: 28 weeks, Sep 11, 2018 - Apr 16, 2019 * No Class Mar 26
    Days of week: Tuesday (Upstairs)
    Time: 7:15-8:30pm
    Location: Studio A
    Fees: $315 (Includes Costume Fee), Fundraiser Waiver $50, Volunteer Waiver $25

    For ages 12-15.In this advanced class, students will combine silly improvisation with serious studio practice:

    1. -Warm-Up Exercises
    2. -Writing & Memorization
    3. -Improvisation

    Actors will be fully prepared for an audition by the end of the year.



    Young Company

    Instructor: Malcolm Roulette & Jeremy Plett
    Date: 28 weeks, Sep 11, 2018 - Apr 16, 2019 * No Class Mar 26
    Days of week: Tuesday (Upstairs)
    Time: 8:30 - 9:30pm
    Location: Studio A
    Fees: $100 (Includes Costume Fee), Fundraiser Waiver $50, Volunteer Waiver $25

    For ages 17+. In this advanced class, students will work together to be a performing troupe. Finding local community opportunities to perform and build theatre skills in. 2018 the troupe travelled to White Dog, Ontario.

     



    Royalty


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    Fundraising/Volunteer Requirements
    $50 fundraising cheque and $25 volunteer cheque are required at registration. Options: May pay out directly at registration or participate in fundraiser and/or volunteer (cheques will not be cashed for those who choose to participate).


    Cancellations/Refunds
    Full refunds are given only when you cancel two weeks prior to start date of class/workshop less $20 Administration Fee. If not enough registrants are received for a specific class, there is the possibility that the class will have to be cancelled. If this were to happen the student would receive a full refund.

    Membership fees are non-refundable.
    One week prior to the class, a reminder phone call will be given to let you know the class is coming up, direction to the centre, and location of the classroom along with dates and time of class.

    This is a three (3) strikes policy that states if a student misses three (3) classes without prior notice, the absences are considered as unexcused, and the student will not be permitted to perform in the showcases or recitals. Attendance will also help determine the roles in which a students will become eligible for when casting is deliberated. Productions are a team effort - please be On The Team!

    If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call (204) 346-1077.


    Creative Arts Bursary Fund