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Sensory Friendly Acting Classes | Theatre Education for Children and Youth


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Sensory Friendly Acting
兒童秋冬季戲劇課程 • 儿童秋冬季戏剧课程

Allow your child to open their imaginations and explore how to use their bodies and voices to create characters and tell stories. 

We are excited to offer sensory friendly acting classes to empower neurodivergent youth including but not limited to youths with Autism, Asperger syndrome, attention deficient disorder, and other sensory processing and developmental divergence. These classes are intended to be online so students can learn and express themselves in the comfort of their own home, potentially reducing stimuli. In this class, students will work collaboratively, find a sense of belonging in an ensemble, develop social and communication skills, and build confidence in their own abilities.

All abilities are welcomed and no previous experience is required! Our experienced instructors will provide a safe, inclusive space and adapt to each student to ensure they are able to grow and learn from where they are. If you would like to learn more about the class, please contact Ruth McIntosh, Education Manager at 604-247-4975 or

Registration Fall 2021/Winter 2022
Register for a Fall and Winter session of the same class and automatically receive 10% off - offer valid until Fall classes commence.

Sensory Friendly Acting 1
Works well with ages 9-12
Fall: Sept 20 – Dec 13
Winter: Jan 10 – Apr 25
Mondays 5-6pm
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Sensory Friendly Acting 2
Works well with ages 13-16
Fall: Sept 20 – Dec 13
Winter: Jan 10 – Apr 25
Mondays 6:15-7:45pm
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Financial Support
Gateway Academy believes in providing access to theatre arts training, regardless of financial means. If your family is experiencing temporary financial hardship, please apply to our bursary program generously supported by Wynford Strata Management. 

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