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Welcome to OPAS!
Theatrix’s Online Performing Arts Studio!

OPAS – Our Online Performing Arts Program, now includes both virtual and live performing arts classes, plus online resources like webinar classes, downloadable plays, and Behind the Curtain, a professional mentoring interview series.

  • NEW CLASSES – Live, Virtual, and Hybrid programs are now available. Scroll down and click on each section to see a list of all the classes being offered this fall.
  • View our Covid19 Safety Plan Here

Fall Production & Classes (Virtual, Live, Hybrid)

Fall Production: Human, Like Me

For this year’s fall production, Theatrix has teamed up with S.U.C.C.E.S.S., The Port Coquitlam Heritage Museum, and DiverseCity to create a meaningful play that addresses the issue of racism in Canada through an allegorical story.

Based on the stories and real experiences of people from our community, the audience will see through the eyes of an immigrant family of humans who move to Obelopolis: The World’s Happiest Monster Metropolis. But what challenges await in a world not designed for humans like them?

Note: The new health orders have effectively shut down all theatre performances. So unfortunately, Human Like Me will no longer be performed live on December 12, 2020. Instead, the performance will be live streamed so everyone can watch from home and the cast will reunite in 2021 to bring a live performance to the public at a later date TBD.

The live stream will take place at 7:00 pm PST on December 12.

Watch it here: https://www.tmmedia.ca/private/theatrix/

New Fall Acting Classes (Virtual)

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Homeschool Theatre (VIRTUAL)

This is a weekday drama class for kids who are homeschooling. Weekly lessons include elements of singing, dancing, and acting and will give every student the chance to shine.

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Theatrix Players - Online weekly acting classes for kids on Zoom

Theatrix Players (VIRTUAL) – with Lauren Hillman

Everyone is a star in this class as we use acting games and short scripts to help us learn about a different acting tool each week. Perfect for kids who enjoy our Lunchbox and Spotlight Theatre programs!

Note: Some parts of this class will be recorded as a virtual showcase video for students to present their work.

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Theatrix Players (LIVE) – with Lauren Hillman

Everyone is a star in this class as we use acting games and short scripts to help us learn about a different acting tool each week. Perfect for kids who enjoy our Lunchbox and Spotlight Theatre programs!

Note: The final class will include the opportunity to perform and showcase your work. If a live performance is not possible due to health guidelines in place at the time, it will be recorded for a virtual showcase.

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Broadway bubble workshop - personalized drama class for kids

Broadway in a Bubble (LIVE at your place)

This is a drama class where the entire class and content is designed specifically for you. If you’ve got a group of friends or family who’ve been in your “bubble” all summer long, and a space large enough for that group to meet, then we will come to you and teach a drama class for your bubble. The rate listed is for a one hour class for the entire group. Reduced rates are available for groups who’d like the class to recur more than once. Think of it like a drama workshop that comes to you!

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New Fall Dance Class (Virtual)

Broadway Stars online weekly dance classes for kids on zoom

Broadway Dance Stars (VIRTUAL) – with Ashley Binette

Star in a different Broadway musical each week from your own home. Follow along with Miss Ashley in weekly dance warm-ups and stretches, then learn choreography to a new song each week. Modifications can be given to make moves easier or more challenging, so no previous dance experience is required.

Note: Some parts of this class will be recorded as a virtual showcase video for students to present their work.

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New Fall Music Classes (Virtual)

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Do Re Mi Musical Theatre – Holiday Special

In this special edition of Do Re Mi kids who love to sing, dance and act will learn and perform a popular holiday song each week! This voice class works on new material every week while also teaching proper vocal warm ups, techniques, and performance tips. In this three-week special costumes are highly encouraged!

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Write your own song online songwriting course for kids

Write Your Own Song – with Mr. I

Do you have lyrics or an original poem you’d like to turn into a finished song? Do you have a catchy phrase, a concept, or even just the idea for a song in your head? Then let Mr I and Janina help you turn it into a reality! After a virtual consultation they will create an original backing track for your original song!

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New Fall Singing Class (Virtual)

Do Re Mi Musical Theatre startup weekly classes for kids on zoom

Do Re Mi Musical Theatre (VIRTUAL) – with Lauren Trotzuk

Love to sing, dance and act? This musical theatre voice class will get kids learning a new song each week, while also teaching them proper vocal warm ups, techniques, and performance tips.

Note: Some parts of class will be recorded as a virtual showcase video for students to present their work.

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OPAS also includes free resources that both educate and entertain. You can find scenes from our original plays for you to use at home, as well as full scripts, and games. And in our video series, Behind the Curtain, kids can watch inspiring interviews with professional performing artists as they tell us how they got to where they are today – and how you can do it too!

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But wait – there’s more!

We’ll be creating new content for you on a regular basis – new classes, video series, contests, workshops, etc. So check back regularly to see what’s new!

Lastly, we just want to say that we understand times are hard for many people right now, so it’s especially important we remain accessible and affordable. Subsidies can be requested by emailing register@theatrixyoutheatre.com.

We’re very passionate about OPAS and we sincerely hope that it helps our community stay engaged with the arts during this time. So explore the online studio, check out all our FREE resources, and be sure to check back often as we continue to create new online performing arts content!

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