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2019 SCHEDULE – Feb -Mar



FOUNDATION I 7 weeks – 20 hrs Cost: $350

Great for beginners or actors who are looking to explore different approaches to acting and honing their skills.

Thursdays Feb 07-Mar 21 @ 7-10 OR

WEDNESDAYS Feb 20-Apr 03@ 12-3 pm OR

Fridays Mar 08- April 26 (no class Good Friday)


FOUNDATION 2 8 weeks – 24 hrs Cost: $420

(Pre-requisite Foundation 1)

WEDNESDAYS Mar 27 – May 15 @ 7-10 pm

Student will work on contemporary scenes for Film, TV or Stage, utilizing imagination, breaking down the thought process behind the lines, improving on emotions and intuition. 


Phase I Character development  – 9 weeks – 26 hrs  Cost: 455.00

With  Josa Maule & Speciality Guests Movement & voice

Wednesdays April 10- June 12 @ 7-10

Phase I grows out of the Foundation courses.  Technique will become more specific as students continue to develop an initial set of acting skills and tools.  The techniques introduced in the Foundation courses will be applied and built upon, and increased emphasis is placed on making choices, developing character, and using the imagination.  Students will choose a historical figure, all of whom had died before the year 2000.  

Students are encouraged to begin thinking independently, creating an individual work ethic which allows them to grow as self-motivated actors.  

The last class, MSOPA will host a Mocktail party, the first part of the evening the actors will mingle with an invited audience from the acting community in an improvisational setting. Followed by the presentation of your written monologues, and then ending the evening with a Q and A period.
 Limited space 12 students max 

ABC “QUANTICO”  Priyanka Chopra with MSOPA’s Dialect Coach Paula Davis

 AMERICAN STANDARD ENGLISH 4 weeks – 8 hrs. Cost:150

Accent Reduction Workshop with Paula Davis Dialect Coach

Thursdays– Feb 21- Mar 14  @ 7-9 pm


If English is your second or third language and you would like to reduce your accent, this class is for you. You will develop your ear and improve your diction, rhythm, music and expressions of the language while working with text.

*** ideal for Actors, Public Speakers, Teachers, Corporate Presenters and Sales People

JUST SCENES WITH JOSA MAULE4 weeks – 8 hrs Cost: $150

(Pre-requisite a recent (6 months) formal Acting workshop )

TUESDAYS Jan 22 – Feb  12 @ 12-2 PM 


This class is perfect for the actor who wants to REFINE THEIR AUDITIONING SKILLS from A Casting Director Prospective or who has been away from the craft for a while. 

AUDITION ON CAMERA WORKSHOP  6 weeks – 12 hrs  Cost: 230$

With Casting Director Josa Maule & Local Industry Guests


Saturdays March 02 – April 06  @ 1230-230 pm

This workshop will give students the unique opportunity to work on scenes and audition sides from original scripts for film, television & commercials. Learn the Business “Dos and Don’ts.”  The art of working on camera. Preparation for auditions Explore diverse chemistry, objectives, and choices. Review, critique and challenge the actor.

INTRO TO MUSICAL THEATRE with Marie Francis 5 weeks-15 hrs  Cost: 275

Tuesdays Feb 26 – April 02 @ 630-930

Introducing you to basic vocal and diction techniques.  students will be exposed to proper vocal technique, diction, basic acting for singers and movement. Students are required to come to class prepared to sing a song. Each class will have an accompanist to play along in order to give the proper vocal experience.  Recital of the student’s work will be presented in the final class.



Location: UNIA 2741 Notre Dame W

COMEDY FOR ACTORS with Terence Bowman  4 wks – 8 hrs Cost: 150.00

Mondays @ 7-9 pm Feb 25-Mar 18

Comedy for actors is a specialised course for those with previous acting or performance experience to acquire and/or brush up on the craft of comedic acting. The course will focus on a variety of specific comedy performances skills: improv comedy, sketch comedy performance and mastering comic monologues and scenes for stage and screen 

Martine Bouchard in Silvermoon studio

VOICE OVER WITH PAULA DAVIS 8 weeks – 20 hrs Cost: $360

MONDAYS April 01- May 27 @ 7- 930

Finding your own voice, Style, Technique, Delivery Commercials (Hard Sell- Soft Sell) Corporate Narration, Cartoons, auditions, and marketing yourself. The last class students will work in a professional recording studio. They will receive various samples of their work (THIS IS NOT A DEMO). 

Voice acting is a growing industry in Montreal, why not be prepared for those opportunities.

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