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Workshops & Courses

Musical Theatre Courses Poster for Classes in Calgary

Continuing Education courses for Musical Theatre: Dance, Auditions, and Technical Theatre courses in Calgary

FRC is pleased to offer a series of courses aimed at adults who are passionate about theatre in the Calgary Community. Each course for adults will run over a series of classes for a total length of approximately 8 hours. Accessible and affordable, each course is only $80 for adults (or approximately $10/hour). Develop skills that will help you secure the roles that you want in the fanastic musical theatre opportunities that exist in Calgary.

FRC will be offering courses in Dance, both Jazz and Tap, aimed at helping participants hone their skills and nail that audition.

Also to help you nail that audition, FRC will be offering Audition Preparation courses, learning the best way to prepare for your audition.

All classes will be held at the Beddington Theatre Arts Centre at 375 Bermuda Dr NW.

Jazz for Musical Theatre

Jazz Dance for Musical Theatre in Calgary

Learn and improve a spectrum of jazz dance steps and techniques aimed at Musical Theatre styles. 8 week sessions to explore a new level of jazz that challenges and engages you.

Drop-in registrations are welcome. The first two Fridays of each session drop-ins are Free! After that drop ins are $15/class.

Tap for Musical Theatre

From the fundamental basics to polishing your skills, 8 week sessions to bring out the Tap in you. Learn the basic terminology, steps and common combinations and build upon them to create more complex combinations.

Drop-in registrations are welcome. The first two Fridays of each session drop-ins are Free! After that drop ins are $15/class.

Tap Dance for Musical Theatre in Calgary

Audition Preparation

Audition Preparation Course in Calgary Want to MAKE AN IMPRESSION on the audition panel?
Is this your FIRST AUDITION and need guidance?
Want to TRYOUT YOUR AUDITION with an audience?
With our audition preparation course, you can get advice and tips from a seasoned director of both musicals and plays.
The course has 3 classes that you can register for individually or all together:

Class #1: ($25 - 2 hours classroom work)

  • What makes for a great audition?
  • What to look for in audition material?
  • Are you considering the right monologue/music for the show?
  • Where can you get great monologues?
The answer to these questions and more!

Class #2: ($30 - 3 hours Masterclass)

  • Have you performed your audition in front of an audience?
  • Do you want feedback and advice to make your contribution shine?
Collaborate with a small group of students under the direction of the instructor to make your audition the best it can be.

Class #3: ($45 - 45 minutes one-on-one)

  • Polishing your work?
  • Need some expert advice?
A 45 minute session to review your material with the instructor.

Full Session Cost: $80 (Member discount available - $5).

About the Instructor

Carl Bishop has directed shows for many companies in Calgary, including several for Front Row Centre, and been involved in theatre for many years. His advice and guidance has been listed as a key reason that many people successfully were cast in the roles they were looking for.

  • Aug 6th, 20th, and 27th respectively.
CourseInstructorDay of the WeekTimeDates
Jazz Level 1Christine MooneyFriday7:30 PM - 8:25 PMJun 30 - Aug 18 (8 weeks)
Jazz Level 2+Christine MooneyFriday8:30 PM - 9:25 PMJun 30 - Aug 18 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 1Mikee AmesFriday8:30 PM - 9:25 PMJun 30 - Aug 18 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 2Mikee AmesFriday6:30 PM - 7:25 PMJun 30 - Aug 18 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 3Mikee AmesFriday7:30 PM - 8:25 PMJun 30 - Aug 18 (8 weeks)
Audition PreparationCarl BishopSunday1:00PM (end varies)Aug 6, 20, 27 (3 days)
Jazz Level 1Christine MooneyFriday7:30 PM - 8:25 PMSep 8 - Oct 27 (8 weeks)
Jazz Level 2+Christine MooneyFriday8:30 PM - 9:25 PMSep 8 - Oct 27 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 1Mikee AmesFriday8:30 PM - 9:25 PMSep 8 - Oct 27 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 2Mikee AmesFriday6:30 PM - 7:25 PMSep 8 - Oct 27 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 3Mikee AmesFriday7:30 PM - 8:25 PMSep 8 - Oct 27 (8 weeks)
Jazz Level 1Christine MooneyFriday7:30 PM - 8:25 PMNov 3 - Dec 22 (8 weeks)
Jazz Level 2+Christine MooneyFriday8:30 PM - 9:25 PMNov 3 - Dec 22 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 1Mikee AmesFriday8:30 PM - 9:25 PMNov 3 - Dec 22 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 2Mikee AmesFriday6:30 PM - 7:25 PMNov 3 - Dec 22 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 3Mikee AmesFriday7:30 PM - 8:25 PMNov 3 - Dec 22 (8 weeks)
Jazz Level 1Christine MooneyFriday7:30 PM - 8:25 PMJan 19 - Mar 9 (8 weeks)
Jazz Level 2+Christine MooneyFriday8:30 PM - 9:25 PMJan 19 - Mar 9 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 1Mikee AmesFriday8:30 PM - 9:25 PMJan 19 - Mar 9 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 2Mikee AmesFriday6:30 PM - 7:25 PMJan 19 - Mar 9 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 3Mikee AmesFriday7:30 PM - 8:25 PMJan 19 - Mar 9 (8 weeks)
Jazz Level 1Christine MooneyFriday7:30 PM - 8:25 PMApr 13 - Jun 1 (8 weeks)
Jazz Level 2+Christine MooneyFriday8:30 PM - 9:25 PMApr 13 - Jun 1 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 1Mikee AmesFriday8:30 PM - 9:25 PMApr 13 - Jun 1 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 2Mikee AmesFriday6:30 PM - 7:25 PMApr 13 - Jun 1 (8 weeks)
Tap Level 3Mikee AmesFriday7:30 PM - 8:25 PMApr 13 - Jun 1 (8 weeks)