Sarah McDonald is an actor, director and acting instructor who has performed in or directed more than one hundred productions. Winner of numerous awards for acting and directing, Sarah has dedicated much of her theatrical career to teaching young people and is a prominent figure in youth theatre within the province and without. Having founded the once popular Stargazer Youth Theatre, her recent credits include the conceptualization and coordination of Stage Head Academy - TNL's youth theatre intensive and the establishment of an outreach program which is currently reaching as far as Tasmania.
Youth Theatre Co-ordinator
Theatre Newfoundland Labrador
Corner Brook, NL
Tel #: 639 7238
YOUTH THEATRE PROGRAM
Theatre Newfoundland Labrador operates a hugely popular youth theatre program dedicated to the promotion of the arts in young people and with a solid reputation for producing skilled and professionally-minded young actors and technicians. In operation since 1979, our program enables students to develop the focus, confidence, and communication skills that can impact every aspect of their lives. Classes are designed to encourage risk-taking and promote the discovery of individual strengths as well as team-work and work ethic.
YOUTH THEATRE CLASSES
Classes for the Fall 2013 session are expected to begin the first week of October and continue for ten (10) sessions or until December 13th. The tentative schedule of classes for the Fall semester is as follows: Please note, when choosing class times, that the schedule may change. We don't wish to overload any class so though you may indicate a preferred class time, we may not be able to comply. Your child's application, class day and time, will be verified prior to the first week of classes.
Grs 1 & 2 Tuesday 4 - 5pm
Gr 3 & 4 Thursday 4 - 5:30pm
Gr 5 Friday 4 - 5:30pm
Grs 6 Wednesday 4 - 5:30pm
Grs 7 & 8 Tuesday 6 - 7:30pm
Grs 9 Wednesday 6 - 7:30pm
Grs 10+ Thursday 6 -7:30pm
Advanced Sunday 6 - 8pm
Announcing Our Newest Addition! - ADVANCED TACTICS -
We are very excited to announce our latest youth venture. Theatre Newfoundland Labrador is offering an advanced study for students wanting to further their theatrical knowledge. This class will involve text work and table discussion focusing on the breakdown of character, objectives and obstacles etc. The class is two hours and runs each Sunday 6 - 8pm beginning Sunday October 6th for ten sessions. This is a class intended for the more serious minded student. We are accepting a maximum of fifteen
students aged twelve to eighteen years. Interested students can register at the Early Bird Registration @ TNL offices on September 10th 4 - 6pm or September 11th, 6 - 8pm. Cost per student for this program is $225 which will include tickets to two Grenfell theatre productions. (See Fees section for more information)
Fees for our regular youth theatre classes are $150 per child. If a family is registering more than 1 child, the fee for each additional child is $100. Cost per student for the Advanced Tactics program is $225 which will include tickets to two Grenfell productions. For students wanting to attend both the Advanced and Regular classes, we are offering
their regular class at half price bringing the total registration for both classes to $300.
Payment for classes is due upon registration. (If you would like to discuss other payment
arrangements, please contact Cynthia by calling 639-7238 or dropping by the office on or before registration day.)
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
Official registration for classes will happen at TNL the following dates and times:
Tuesday, September 10th 4 - 6pm
Wednesday, September 11th 6 - 8pm
TNL presently offers classes for children aged 6 (Grade One) - 18 years under the
instruction on of Artistic Associate, Sara…h McDonald. Classes are structured according to
age and grade and run for ten (10) sessions. The cost is $150 per student and $100 for
Note: Classes are limited to 20 students each. Once this number has preregistered,
others in that grade group will be wait-listed.
For more information on our program call Sara...h @ 639 7238 or email
Fees are due upon registration. To arrange payment contact Cynthia @ 639 7238.