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Performing Arts Classes

Sample of performing arts classes offered by Surrey Civic Theatres (Cirque Surrey, children's class, Love to Sing)

Get creative at the Surrey Arts Centre (plus some opportunities at Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall). Surrey Civic Theatres offers performing arts classes, workshops, and day camps for children, youth, and adults.

How to Register

We encourage early registration. At least 1 week prior is ideal.

1. Register online
2. By phone: 604-501-5100

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Fall - Children


Paint at the Play
Let your kids have fun and get their hands dirty with a variety of creative art projects while you have some time to yourself. Scheduled to coincide with a matinee performance of the Arts Club On Tour series of entertaining, live professional theatre. Paint at the Play is free with the purchase of a theatre ticket. 
1 session | 3:30-6:30pm |  October 12, 2019
 Ages 6 to 11 | $24 | Registration #4679460
Venue: Surrey Arts Centre

School's Out: Art MashUp — Monster Mash
Nights are getting longer...spend half the day exploring your spooky side with monster-themed artwork and the other half doing a variety of drama activities and storytelling games inspired by Halloween. Surrey Arts Centre instructors are experienced art educators and practicing artists.
1 session | 9am-3pm |  October 25, 2019
Ages 5 to 10 | $47.50 | Registration #4683614
Venue: Surrey Arts Centre

School's Out: Art MashUp — Circus Circus!
Clowning around is the name of the game! Spend half the day learning circus skills and creating your own clown character and spend the other half making artworks that will make your sides split! Surrey Arts Centre instructors are experienced art educators and practicing artists.
1 session | 9am-3pm |  November 8, 2019
Ages 5 to 10 | $47.50 | Registration #4683521
Venue: Surrey Arts Centre

Fall - Adults


Adults Acting Out
Led by theatre professionals, Adults Acting Out offers tailored instruction in the fundamentals of acting for the stage for absolute beginners all the way to experienced actors! Fun while also challenging, this class will refine your acting techniques as well as develop skills that are incredibly useful in your everyday life; from work place presentations, to confidence building and more!  Build your skillset through games, exercises, monologues and scene work with the possibility for future performances for those interested!
Wednesdays | 4:30-6:30pm | September 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 2019.
8 sessions | Ages 19+ | $168.00 | Registration #4703649
Venue: Surrey Arts Centre

Really Uncoordinated Dancers
Want the joy of dancing without the pressure of being any good? Are you brand new to dance or want to return to the basics? Then this class is for you! A professional dance instructor guides the lead-of-foot but joyful-of-heart through a musical theatre/jazz class, breaking everything down to its simplest components. A typical class involves a warm-up, technique, choreography, and a cool-down.
Tuesdays | 5:30-7pm | September 24, October 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 2019
No class Oct 1 & 8.
9 sessions | Ages 16+ | $90 | Registration #4679292
Venue: Surrey Arts Centre

Drop In Sessions | $12 
October 15 | Registration #4679294
October 22 | Registration #4679295
October 29 | Registration #4679296
November 5 | Registration #4679297
November 12 | Registration #4679298
November 19 | Registration #4679299
November 29 | Registration #4679300

Love to Sing Vocal Group - Level 2
Learn more advanced vocal styles and techniques from recording artist Rhayne, as we sing songs from pop, jazz, blues, R&B, classics, musical theatre, and other genres. You will have opportunities to perform for the community with this friendly and welcoming group. Must have completed Level 1 or have equivalent training, with instructor's permission by leaving a message at 604-592-6984.  (*All previous level 2 students are welcome to join this class.)
Thursdays | 2-4pm | September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28, 2019.
10 sessions | Ages 19+ | $100 | Registration #4679304
Venue: Surrey Arts Centre

Special Offerings

Arts Club's Junior Musical Theatre Intensive (application required)
Does your exuberance for singing, dancing, or acting know no bounds? In this Intensive for ages 12 to 17, you'll be guided by industry professionals in the kind of rigorous training typically found only at the post-secondary level. It's so much more than song and dance.

See the Musical Theatre Intensive page to find out all about it and how to apply.

Now accepting applications for the 2020 Intensive.

Do you have ideas for a class that you don’t see listed? Drop our Performing Arts Education Programmer an email and let us know.

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New Online Registration System

Learn about the features of the new online registration system coming November 19, 2019.