Summer Theatre Intensive 2011

August 7 to 13, 2011

Courses For People Who Love Theatre

The Theatre Ontario Summer Theatre Intensive brings together theatre people from all over the province for a week-long rigorous educational experience.  For over thirty years, our courses have earned praise from drama teachers, theatre schools, community and professional theatres, agents, and actors getting started in the business.


For 2011, we're offering the following courses:

Summer Theatre Intensive Package

  • A week-long intensive training experience, lead by professional instructors, experienced and recognized in their field;
  • Buffet-style meals daily (including vegetarian fare);
  • Single air-conditioned accommodation in the King Street residence;
  • A performance of Twelfth Night at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival;
  • The opportunity to share your enthusiasm, experience and dedication to theatre while meeting other like-minded, talented people

Course Schedule

  • Check-in is on Sunday, August 7th after 3pm
  • Wine & Cheese Reception on Sunday, August 7th at 8pm
  • First meal is breakfast on Monday, August 8th
  • Class and assignments throughout the week will follow your instructor’s schedule, with at least six hours of instruction each day
  • Please note evenings will be made up of class assignments and next day's class preparation
  • Classes will be visiting Stratford Shakespeare Festival on Tuesday, August 9th to see Twelfth Night (travel arrangements will be provided)
  • Classes finish on Friday, August 12th at 5pm
  • Check-out is on Saturday, August 13th after breakfast

Course Location

Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON

Course Fees

Summer Theatre Intensive package includes tuition, accommodation, meals, class materials, theatre ticket, and transportation to the theatre.

  • $775 plus HST ($100.75), for "When I Am On Stage, Who Am I?" or "Now What Do I Do?"
  • $875 plus HST ($113.75), for Shakespeare Conservatory, or Directors Symposium

Participants must also be an individual member of Theatre Ontario. Current members must be paid-up through September 1, 2011.

Enrolment is limited. Participation in these courses is for those 19 years of age and older.

To Apply

Apply for Summer Courses by credit card

Or download a Summer Course Application Form to apply by cheque

Withdrawal Policy

Payments are non-refundable after June 17, 2011.  Any cancellation must be in writing.  Theatre Ontario reserves the right to withdraw any course with full course refund.

For More Information

For more information about our Theatre Ontario Summer Theatre Intensive, contact Cornelia Persich, Education Coordinator at or 416.408.4556 x.10

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