Be The Best You Can Be: Acting Classes in Calgary

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"Be The Best: Programs Ages 4-8 and  9-15.  

We offer 10 week programs, all have a different theme and work towards helping your child film scenes, skits, commercials and monologues which will help them to land auditions..

Payment plans available, please call Vivian at 587-582-1600.  

Class Location:  333-17 Ave SW (Lower Level) 


 Beginner Scene Study and Character And Relationship Development

Ages 9-15

Price $575..... SALE $450

10 weeks:  Sundays

Sunday’s:  CLASS TIMES: AGES 9-15  2pm to 4pm


LEVEL 1:   AGES 4-8

Price $575....  SALE $420.00

8 Weeks Saturday's 11am-1pm

Coming SOON



Below you will see our beginner programs .   Each program runs for 10 weeks.


1.   Ensemble Building and Play  

What Your Child Will Learn:

> "Yes, and..." Philosophy which teaches kids to accept what's been presented to them and expand on the story.

 > Focus will be on building an ensemble within the group through improvisation games, which will improve focus, concentration, comfort in social settings and improving confidence.  

>learn to break down acting skits and build characters

> Character development

>This program includes mindfulness meditation, gratitude and "I AM" affirmation

>performance of skits will b e filmed for children to have a copy 

>students put on a parent performance at the end of the program

2.  Basic Scene Work and Identity

What Your Child Will Learn:

>Students learn to use truthful emotion, how to listen to understand, rather than listening to respond, as well as to continue to hone skills from level 1

 >Students will also begin their self exploration through identity work which includes knowing themselves through physical, social, psychological and emotional aspects.  

>Students will explore their 5 senses to activate them to their true potential, as we tend to do a lot of activities in a mechanical routine. 

> Character Development with backstory

>developing the scene: time, Place, weather, circumstances.

>performance scene piece will be filmed for children to have a copy

>students put on a parent performance at the end of the program


3.   Identity and Character Work.  

>Students will develop a solid foundation of their Identity and explore it through 5 factors which are social, physical, psychological, moral and emotional work.  This will closely tie into learning how to create a character from ground up  utilizing character point of view, character emotions and building character backstories to include truthful emotions.  

>Students will also explore physical actions and emotional reactions.

>students put on a parent performance at the end of the program


4.  Character Work with Relationships: 

>students will go into character building focusing on psychological, social, moral and emotional aspect, paying attention to character's physical movements and traits.  

>students will work on basics of creating character relationships.   These relationships will be built through past and current experiences.  Truthful feelings will be put into these relationships.

>students will be working with monologues and partnered scene work

>students put on a parent performance at the end of the program


5.   Advanced Scene Work with Character Development and Performance:  Students will take everything they have learned in the 4 first levels to put together a 20-30 minute play, under the teacher's direction.  

>students will work with costumes and props



YOU WILL RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION, UPON COMPLETION OF EACH LEVEL.


Classes and programs are exchange only.  Once registered in a program with a deposit and signed agreement, there are no refunds if you miss a class, but we will do our best to exchange the class.  Must give minimum 48 hours notice to Exchange.

BENEFITS FOR YOUR CHILD

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  • improved self confidence 
  • enhanced communication skills
  • engaging with others 
  • enhanced listening skills 
  • improved eye contact 
  • ​improved focus and concentration 
  • lowered stress and anxiety 
  • increased comfort in social settings 
  • confident public speaking
  • improved "presence" 
  • improved meditation skills 
  • gut wrenching belly laughs
  • improved decision making skills
  • enhanced imagination 
  • increased ability to overcome your fear of failure
  • enhanced brainstorming skills
  • increased ability to tap into your intuition
  • improved creativity
  • power of positive thinking
  • having a tonne of fun while becoming "The BEST You Can Be" 
  • improved improvisation skills
  • improved acting skills

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