spotlight-youth Spotlight – grade 7 to 12

For the ambitious, aspiring young performer or those with a passion for the Performing Arts! Are you looking to be challenged and encouraged by highly qualified, inspirational staff, whilst surrounded by likeminded, creative students? Our masterclass program is divided equally between training and practical experience, with classes in each of the separate disciplines of dancing, singing and acting.

“Don’t tell me not to fly I’ve simply got to”

– Funny Girl

Into the woods

Be careful what you wish for as Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairytale comes to life in this adaptation of their groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical.  Into the Woods JR. features all of your favorite characters – Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and the Witch in this lyrically rich retelling of classic Brothers Grimm fables.




Term 1- 2018/19 –  Spotlight Youth –  Registration closed classes FULL

September 15th 2018 to January 19th 2019 Performance day for all

No classes – October 6/7th,  November 10/11th ,  Dec 22nd to January 7th.


Performance –   Saturday January 19th 2019, Centrepointe Studio theatre

more information to follow on the Parents Guide under recital in October


Cost per term – Same fees at 2018 season – $500 + HST $65.00 = $565

Please see parents guide for fees breakdown and payment options.

What to expect 

Term 1

Core classes – Practical classes in drama, dance and singing.Audition technique and practice
Music classes developing ensemble singing and music theory skills
Acting classes that explore approaches to text and character
Dance Classes cover the basics of ballet, broadway jazz and theatre dance.
Musicality classes that encourage students to look at the relationship between music and the process of acting using text, song and dance
This first semester finishes with a performance that further develops the above skills by putting them into practice

1st performance –  Into the woods Jr

Term 2
Core classes continue to develop voice, movement and acting skills
Singing classes continue to develop ensemble skills, whilst focusing more on solo and small group performance.
In semester 2 acting classes focus on the demands of working with musical text
This second semester consists of an audition and rehearsal process, culminating in a musical.

The performances offers an opportunity for students to perform both solo and ensemble in front of an audience of parents, family and friends.

2nd performance Footloose Jr 

Venues –

Saturdays PM – Kanata –

Glen Cairn United Church

140 Abbeyhill Drive, Ottawa, ON

Course times         –              17.00 to 19.15          Full registration closed 

Sundays PM – Ottawa  – 

St Matthews Anglican Church

217 First Ave, Ottawa, ON

Course times         –              17.00 to 19.15.     Full registration closed 



Kanata venue

ottawa venue