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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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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.
August 13-17 & 20-24

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

Summer - Children

Camps

Acting Wild
Do you want to go bananas? Come explore the jungle of theatre and enjoy acting wild! Children can dip their toes into a variety of drama activities, storytelling games, and improv, all while building confidence and engaging their imaginations in this fun and supportive environment, led by professional actors.
July 2-9 | Tuesday-Friday | 9am-3pm 
4 sessions | Ages 6 to 9 | $164 | Registration #4655076
Venue: Surrey Arts Centre

Preteen Acting Extreme
Ready to break a leg? Young actors will have a blast as they experience the excitement of bringing a play to life in a week. Families and friends are invited to the fun and inspired final performance!
July 8-12 | Monday-Friday | 9am-3pm 
5 sessions | Ages 8 to 11 | $205 | Registration #4655077
Venue: Surrey Arts Centre

Arts Combo Camp: Art & Acting Smash
The best of performing and visual arts collide! Not only will you get to act in a play, you’ll make it look amazing by designing and creating the props, sets, and costumes for the fully realized final performance for your friends and family. The instructors are practicing artists and art educators.
July 15-19 | Monday-Friday | 9am-3pm 
5 sessions | Ages 8 to 13 | $205.80 | Registration #4655080
Venue: Surrey Arts Centre

Combo Camp: Hip Hop and Sports Moves
(formerly I AM Game and Hip Hop)
In this combo camp kids spend one half of the day on the field enjoying a variety of games that build movement and sport skills, and the other half on stage learning the ins and outs, ups and downs of hip hop and breakdance.
July 22-26 | Monday-Friday | 9am-3pm 
5 sessions | Ages 8 to 12 | $205 | Registration #4655083
Venue: Surrey Arts Centre

Summer - Youth

Camps

Teen Acting Extreme
Ready to break a leg? Actors will have a blast as they experience the excitement of bringing a play to life in a week. Families and friends are invited to the fun and inspired final performance!
July 29-August 2 | Monday-Friday | 9am-3pm 
5 sessions | Ages 12 to 15 | $205 | Registration #4655078
Venue: Surrey Arts Centre

Summer - Adults

Weekly

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 | July 16, 23, 30, August 13, 20. No class August 6, 2019
5 sessions | Ages 16+ | $50 | Registration #4665331
Venue: Surrey Arts Centre

Fall - Youth

Special Offerings

Band-Aid: Youth Musician Development Workshop
Join music industry mentors for a jam-packed day of workshops for bands, musicians and singers who want to further their musical careers and dreams. Work, learn, and collaborate with fellow musicians and music professionals throughout the day and then end the day with a Jam session to wrap up the night! Band-Aid is generously sponsored by Envision Financial.

Some of the Workshops offered include:

  • Stage Presence by Speed Control
  • Fresh Your Basics with Sami Ghawi
  • Come Together (The Art of the Jam)
  • Music Production & Making Beats by Nimbus School of Music & Recording
  • Rhythm Guitar with Sami Ghawi
  • Bass Guitar Clinic
  • Vocal Coaching
  • Drumming Clinic
  • Songwriting

Saturday, September 14 | 9:30am-10pm 
Ages 12 to 22 | Free | Registration #4679458
Venue: Surrey Arts Centre

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.