Theatre Classes

Magnus Theatre in Education is the premiere theatre training facility in the Thunder Bay area. Our classes and masterclasses are taught by professional actors, directors and educators.

Youth Classes

Our Minis program, for students aged 6 to 8, is the perfect introduction to the stage. Explore key aspects of theatre in a fun, energetic and imaginative way. Each class delves into a different aspect of making a play, from creating a character to telling a story. Our course culminates in a short performance for an audience of invited friends and family of a play made straight from their own imaginations!

Our Youth program, for students aged 9 to 12, is perfect for anyone looking to learn new skills and develop existing ones. Each class features a mix of games, warm up activities, structured playmaking and opportunities for fun, creative expression. Throughout our Youth program we look at a variety of aspects of the world of theatre. Learn how to create a character! Explore theatre’s origins in Ancient Greece! Develop your imaginative storytelling. Our course culminates in a short performance for invited friends and family.

Are you looking to acquire some acting skills? How about boosting your confidence? Easing yourself back on stage after a time away? If you answered yes to any of those, then this is the place to start. From character development and scene work to monologues and preparing for a performance, this wide-ranging course is designed to give you the skills to take to the stage with confidence. We welcome anyone who is looking to step on stage for the first time, or who has taken a break from performing and is looking to fall in love with being on stage again. This is a skill building class that will culminate in a small showcase to friends and family.

Adult Classes

A course designed for actors looking to refine their craft and hone their skills. Each week looks at a different skill in the actor’s toolkit, from monologues to scene study, and participants work with the instructor and each other to help improve their skillset in a safe and welcoming environment. The course culminates in a showcase performance of a scene studied.

Curious about the art of improvisation but don’t know where to begin? Improv fundamentals will introduce you to the fast paced, often hilarious, world of improvisation. Each session will examine the building blocks of this essential skill, culminating in a ‘Whose Line is it Anyway’ style performance invitational where our troupe show off their skills. Designed for newcomers looking to try their hand as well as experienced improvers looking to brush up on their basics.