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



Term 1 September 13th 2019 to January 25th  2020 – Spotlight 

Registration open


No classes –  October 11/12th 2019, November 8/9th 2019, December 13 2019 to January 9th 2020
Performance –    Saturday January 25th 2020 Performance day for all, Meridian Centrepointe Studio theatre (more information to follow on the Parents Guide under recital in October )


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.  

In roaring twenties Chicago, Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap…until he finds out he’s been duped and turns on Roxie. Convicted and sent to death row, Roxie and another “Merry Murderess,” Velma Kelly, vie for the spotlight and the headlines, ultimately joining forces in search of the “American Dream”: fame, fortune, and acquittal.

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 

Harvard’s beloved blonde takes the stage by glittery pink storm in this fun and upbeat adaptation of the hit film and award-winning Broadway musical.


Cost per term – Same fees at 2018/19 season – $500 + HST $65.00 = $565 

Please see parents guide for fees breakdown and payment options.

See below for venues and times.


Friday pm – Glebe 
St Matthews Anglican Church 
217 First Ave, Ottawa, ON
Spotlight             18.30 to 20.30               2 spaces left
On Monday 19th Aug we released 4 more spaces for this program, students will now be split into 2 groups to accommodate the numbers Once these spaces are full registration will be closed 



Saturdays PM – Kanata 
Glen Cairn United Church
140 Abbeyhill Drive, Ottawa, ON
Spotlight             17.00 to 19.00                 2 spaces left      







Kanata venue

ottawa venue