All classes take place at The Park Place Theatre, 5480 Point Pleasant Drive.

Registration for Junior and Senior level classes is ongoing. Submit a registration form and your tuition will be pro-rated. Registration for Company-level classes is closed until the 2020/21 Season.

FALL SESSION: September 7th - December 16th, 2019

WINTER/SPRING SESSION: January 11th - May 11th, 2020 for classes,

followed by TBD dress rehearsals and a recital performance at the Park Place Theatre

class schedule



Junior Shakespeare Class

Ages 6-8


Senior Shakespeare Class

Ages 9-12


Shakespeare Company

Ages 13-18



Intro to Theatre

March 28th-May 9th, 2020 only

Ages 5.5-8


Junior/Senior Musical Theatre Class

Ages 6-12


Musical Theatre Company

Ages 13-18



Ages 6-8

Mondays 4:00PM-5:00PM

$499 + HST 

This one-of-a-kind class will introduce the major plots and themes of Shakespeare’s most popular plays. Students will become lovers, fighters, clowns, fairies and more in this high-energy, group-oriented class. The perfect class for budding Shakespeareans and newcomers alike!    


Ages 9-12

Mondays 5:00PM-6:00PM

$499  + HST

This class will make a true Shakespeare lover of every student. Focussing on illuminating all the imagination and wonder Shakespeare’s plays have to offer, this class will dive into classical acting technique and practise scenes and monologues. This class will develop the voice, improve body awareness, and build confidence. The Senior Shakespeare class will culminate in a short performance at the end of the year as part of our studio recital.




Ages 13-17

Mondays 6:00PM-9:00PM

$799 + HST

In this intensive class, the next generation of classical actors will study Shakespeare technique, acting, voice, movement and learn the ins and outs of the theatre industry from Halifax’s theatre professionals.This pre-professional training program is perfect for students who are serious about theatre and are ready to take the next step. Directed by Shakespeare by the Sea’s Artistic Associate, Drew O’Hara, this three-hour, weekly class will culminate in the full performance of one of Shakespeare’s plays, to be staged in the Park Place Theatre in the Spring of 2020.


Ages 5.5-8

Saturdays 9:30AM-10:15AM

March 28th-May 9th, 2020 ONLY

$100 + HST

An introductory class designed to give your little one the chance to exploring acting, singing, dancing, Shakespeare, and storytelling in a fun, play-based environment. There's no recital for this class, so it's a totally pressure-free first step onto the stage.


Ages 6-12

Saturdays 11:30AM-12:30PM

$499 + HST

This class will teach acting, singing, and dance technique with an emphasis on the storytelling aspect of musical theatre. Students will work their vocal and dance technique through the lens of expressing intention and emotion, shaping not just singer-dancers but true triple-threat performers. Students will explore the musical theatre repertoire, learning about different composers and styles. The year culminates in a performance of musical theatre selections as part of our studio recital.




Ages 13-17

Saturdays 1:30PM-4:30PM

$799 + HST

This program is for serious musical theatre lovers! The class will provide rigorous training in acting, singing, dancing, and audition technique. This class will will be cast in and perform a Shakespeare by the Sea original “family show” from a previous season, and opportunity exclusive to The Studio @ SBTS. With a special emphasis on performing musical comedy, this is a one-of-a-kind program for the aspiring musical theatre performer. The Musical Theatre Company will perform their production in a one week run at The Park Place Theatre in April 2020. They’ll be directed by SBTS Artistic Associate Drew O’Hara, and choreographed by Jade Douris, who is the choreographer for Shakespeare by the Sea’s professional company.