Theatre Camps

Please note that completed registration forms must be submitted with the registration fee for the camper to be considered enrolled in the camp. The form and the fee can be mailed in or dropped off in person to:

Bauer Theatre
PO Box 5000
Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5


Creative Drama for Kids (SOLD OUT)

(Ages 5 – 8)
August 14 -18, 1 pm – 5 pm

Wolves, brave kids in the woods and magical creatures will come to life in this drama camp for kids. Through games, improvisation and theatre exercises designed especially for this age group, students will exercise their bodies and their imaginations. Using traditional Fairy Tales as inspiration, students will explore characterization and storytelling in a cooperative atmosphere. A short presentation on the final afternoon will round out the experience.
Cost: $140
Call our box office at 902-867-3333 or 1-800-563-PLAY to be added to our wait list

Acting Out (SOLD OUT)

(Ages 9 – 13)
August 21 – 25
9 am – 4 pm

Students will create their own mystery story in this exciting full-time camp. Fun exercises and games are designed to build characters and learn how to stage a play. Vocal and physical improvisation will help build confidence, engage the imagination and develop presentation skills, all in an atmosphere of fun and friendship. Students will present their newly created play on the final afternoon of the week.
Cost: $250
Call our box office at 902-867-3333 or 1-800-563-PLAY to be added to our wait list


About the Instructors

Ryan Billington

Ryan Billington teaches voice, vocal ensembles, and songwriting at StFX University. He also plays keyboard and sings with a blues/rock band. He also likes to direct choirs and is the newly appointed conductor for the Cape Breton Chorale. Ryan sings jazz, blues, and pop music too. It’s fun.

Sansom Marchand

Sansom Marchand hails from Old Chelsea, Quebec where he learned a great deal from the amazing camp counsellors who were also his neighbours. He spent a summer facilitating tours and organizing day camps at the Nepean Museum in Ontario as well as teaching improv during March break with the Neptune Theatre. As a working performer he is thrilled to be help build what he hopes will be a life-long love of theatre.

Brendan Ahern

Brendan AhernBrendan Ahern has been involved with Theatre and Festival Antigonish, in one way or another, since 2006. He has built sets, hung lights, poured drinks, acted, written, directed, and ushered people to their seats. He is thrilled to be asked to add theatre camp youth instructor to that list.

Naomi Vogt

Naomi Vogt is a theatre artist who loves coastal communities and overly dramatic death scenes. She is a graduate of the BFA acting program at the University of British Columbia and has performed, written and directed for several companies, including Touchstone Theatre, Rumble Theatre and Babelle Theatre. She has taught drama for years, leading theatre programs at the Vancouver Youth Theatre, UBC Camps, and at various high schools.

Emma Smit-Geraghty

Emma Smit-GeraghtyEmma Smit-Geraghty is a graduate of Sheridan Institute’s Musical Theatre – Performance program. She has worked the last several years as a singer/song-writer, dancer, and actress in Toronto, working as teacher and choreographer in her down time. She has worked with Groove Creative Arts, Stagecoach West Toronto, the Upper Canada Repertory Company, Chicken Coop Theatre, and the Meaford Youth Theatre, to name a few. This year, she returned home to Nova Scotia, where she has been working as a teacher at the Cobequid Dance Academy in Truro while attending the NSCC.

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