Theatre Master Class

Theatre Master Class

A groundbreaking theatre education series, now streaming on-demand through our website. Produced by Theatre by the Bay.

Theatre by the Bay is providing a groundbreaking series of theatre education programs for theatre artists of all experience levels. Featuring some of the biggest names in the Canadian theatre industry, Theatre by the Bay is proud to present: The Theatre Master Class series.

The Theatre Master Class Series will bring you six unique video programs – streamed through our website – right to your home. You’ll get to hear from highly successful theatre artists and receive top-of-the-line knowledge from our instructors. All six programs will begin streaming through our website this June.
Want to get a taste of each class before you buy? We’ve made the first chapters of each class available for free.

Theater Master Class

The Theatre Master Class series is a groundbreaking new education series providing instruction in different areas of theatre creation. The virtual courses are taught by award-winning theatre instructors at the top of their fields who offer unprecedented insights into their best practices and can be viewed anytime and anywhere. Whether you’re a first-time theatre artist or established in your field, the Theatre Master Class will offer you new lessons and words of wisdom to help you succeed in the world of theatre.

The role of a designer in theatre is not one of an architect or a carpenter, it’s one of a poet. Multi-Dora award-win...

2 h 55 min
19 Lessons
2 Students

It’s hard to nail down a specific definition for what a producer does, since their role is often so wide in scope. Bu...

1 h 50 min
11 Lessons
1 Student

What do dramaturgs even do? Two of Canada’s leading dramaturgs set out to answer these questions and de-mystify the d...

2 h 40 min
16 Lessons
6 Students

Accomplished actor, fight director and intimacy director Siobhan Richardson has played an instrumental role in raisin...

2 h 15 min
13 Lessons
2 Students

A director is a student of human nature. That’s been one of Philip Akin’s guiding principles in his decades-long, awa...

2 h 50 min
19 Lessons
10 Students

To an audience, the production manager’s impact on a theatre performance is largely invisible, but behind the scenes ...

2 h 0 min
12 Lessons
2 Students

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Scholarship Options Available

To ensure accessibility for equity-seeking community members or those in financial difficulty, Theatre by the Bay is offering Theatre Master Class Scholarships. Recipients will be able to access the course(s) of their choosing and have their learning subsidized in the process.
If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please fill out this form and a member of our team will be in touch with next steps.
If you are interested in supporting theatre education, you can purchase a class as a scholarship and directly contribute to the growth and learning of a theatre artist. Please purchase a class of your choosing and follow the instructions for scholarships on the checkout page.

Gifting Options Available

You can also offer one or multiple Theatre Master Classes as gifts! Give a loved one the opportunity to learn from some of the best in Canadian theatre. It’s a perfect birthday or holiday present! To purchase a class as a gift, please select your class(es) and follow the instructions at checkout.

Production Team

Director & Editor
Khaleel Gandhi
Iain Moggach

Associate Producer

Rochelle Reynolds

Education & Creation Co-ordinator

Leah Holder

Assistant Director & Camera Operator
Thomas Stubbington
Camera Operator & Photographer
Alexander Ciprian
Sound Mixer
Connory Ballantyne
Production Assistant
Gill Webster
The Theatre Master Class Series has been produced with support from The Ontario Trillium Foundation, The City of Barrie, and Theatre by the Bay’s generous members, sponsors, and donors.
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