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- We will be happy to have our students back for these grouped face-to-face workshops as soon as the health situation allows it again (Only individual classes are currently allowed).
- We thank you for your understanding.
- Provider: Artshine – www.artshine.ca
This program is meant to teach how to draw objects, animals and humans. You will practice sketches using objects or tools from your day-to-day life using various techniques: watercolors, pastels, oils …
Provider: High School students
Our teams at the high school are very keen to support the creative initiatives of our students.
We are proud to present a new project, designed, developed and animated by our volunteer HIGH SCHOOL students!
NEW Introduction to Sewing
Provider: Paquette Textiles
Learning to sew by machine? It’s not that complicated! Once the basics are acquired, it’s all about practice. Real pleasure to be able to make your own garment or a decorative item is now within your reach.
Our teacher, a professional seamstress, will be available within the high school for beginners or already initiated students and will provide the necessary advice and tips.
All equipment, including sewing machines, instruments, threads and learning fabrics, will be made available to you by the provider.
NEW Knitting Club (initiation)
Provider: Les tricotteuses du quartier
Cozy and reassuring, knitting is a trending activity now. As manual workshops grow, we offer to our students some fun and useful knitting sessions.
Scarves, snoods, tuques, mittens, pockets for screens… of all the colors and countless patterns! There’s plenty to enjoy by creating the hot little wonders. The necessary materials for the workshop will be provided.
With « Les Tricoteuses du quartier » – https://ecoledetricot.com
Provider: Marjorie DESBIENS-POITRAS
With a bachelor’s degree in theatre practice from the University of Ottawa, Marjorie has been passionate about theatre for many years.
She is an experienced artist on stage and screen, in theatre, dance and singing. An artistic professional and theatre specialist, Marjorie attaches great importance to corporality among young actors. She uses a variety of techniques to work on dramatic texts, character comprehension and especially interpretation.
Marjorie is keen to introduce students to every stage of artistic creation, nurturing and nurturing their theatrical momentum through interactive and joyful lessons. Listening, respect and mutual aid will be at the heart of each workshop.
NEW Kinder Ballet
Teacher : Suzie LUTON
Here is a first in high school: introductory lessons in classical dance for very young students.
Throughout the sessions, our dance teacher, a specialist in working with very young children, will teach registrants the basics of classical ballet.
By evolving in a safe and caring environment and discovering the exciting world of body expression, movement and music, students will develop their motor skills and imagination.
NEW Dance Discovery
Teacher : Geoffray DOLLAR
With Geoffrey DOLLAR, a graduate of “The School of Dance”, dancer, choreographer, teacher with the NAC, the Contemporary Dance Centre, the Dance Canada Festival and many other professional organizations and institutions in the cities of Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto.
As part of this new cycle, students will have the opportunity to discover many styles of dance, including contemporary dance, ballet, hip hop, swing, Latin dance, as well as Bollywood.
This program will focus on self-expression through movement, creativity, as well as an openness to the world of dance, rich in culture and diversity.
In addition to discovering movements of diverse origins, students will briefly learn their history, terminology and staging techniques.
At the end of the course, young dancers will be invited to the professional dance performance thanks to the generous support of the Dance Department of the National Arts Centre.
NEW Modern Dance
Teacher : Maud PONIN-BALLOM, Holder of the DE of contemporary dance
The proposed course will allow you to discover or perfect the practice of contemporary dance* (or Modern dance) while spending a moment of rhythmic, free and joyful dance.
We will work on technique, tone but also creativity through choreographic writing workshops, during which we will address the foundations of contemporary dance and choreographic composition.
All registration must be done via the COBA plateform that you can access by clicking the link below.Register online