Junior Programs

(Ages 6-8 & 9-11)

Explore drama games that build self-esteem, teamwork and creativity.
Learn to sing and dance in an ensemble and also have your moment to shine.
Learn basic acting skills & explore interesting characters.
Tell a story & put on a show!

Current Production

Back to the 80’s

Class begins September 2018 and runs until May 2019. Additional rehearsals will take place in April and May, as well as the week just before the showcase. See calendar for details. Performance dates will be announced in September and will be held at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre.

Introduction to Musical Theatre
Ages 6-8
Mondays 3:30-4:30pm @ Duncan United Church
Instructors: Andrea Rodall & Cathy Schmidt
Registration fee: $20 PER FAMILY
Production Fee: $50 PER STUDENT (includes script and costume rental
Tuition: $410
Registration is complete upon receipt of the Parent Commitment contract and the following post-dated cheques:
First Payment: due July 30th – Registration and Production fees together
Second Payment: due September 20th – tuition paid in full OR payments of $102.50 dated Sept. 20th, Oct. 20th, Nov. 20th and Dec 20th

Junior Musical Theatre Classes
Ages 9-11
Mondays 4:30-6pm @ Duncan United Church
Instructors: Andrea Rodall & Cathy Schmidt
Registration fee: $20 PER FAMILY
Production fee: $50 PER STUDENT (includes script and costume rental)
Tuition: $490
First Payment: due July 30th – Registration and Production fees together
Second Payment: due September 20th – tuition paid in full OR payments of $122.50 dated Sept. 20th, Oct. 20th, Nov. 20th and Dec 20th

There is a 10% discount on the tuition portion for the second (younger) sibling registered.

Boot camp

All registered children will be required to attend workshops held at Island Kung Fu to be considered for enrollment in Chalkboard Theatre. This will include song, dance and short choreography. This is not an audition. Registration for the 2018 boot camp now closed.

June 23rd: 11:00-12:00 for 6-8 year olds and 12:00-3:00 for 9-19 year olds
June 24th: 10:00am-11:00am for 6-8 year olds and 11:00-2:00 for 9-19 year olds

We will evaluate not solely on talent but more importantly on behaviour, participation, willingness to learn and take direction. This will give our production team an opportunity to meet everyone and see their individual imagination, creativity and self expression.

For children to be considered for enrollment parents need to attend the last hour of boot camp (only the last 15 minutes is necessary for parents of 6-8 year olds), which will include an information session for parents.  Parents also need to commit to all the rehearsal dates and most importantly the performance dates and to the volunteer policy. Also the $50 deposit is non-refundable and pays for the mandatory boot camp participation. A $50 charge for boot camp is on top of the  regular fees.

An email with workshop details will be sent once we receive registration. Approximately 75 Children will be selected for the 2018 Production of Back to the 80’s.

Any questions regarding this year’s process can be sent to chalkboardregistrar@outlook.com.

Thank you,
Chalkboard Executive

Past Productions

Peter Pan

Dr Dolittle

Pictures coming soon.

The Wizard of Oz

2016-04-24 19_30_25-Chalkboard Theatre

The Jungle Book (2015)

_MG_9517Congratulations to the cast and crew! Cheers to a wonderful performance!

Special thanks to our staff:

Choreographed by Cathy Schmidt
Music directed by Andrea Rodall

Dear Edwina Jr.

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Where do kids go for advice? Dear Abbey? Nope! Try Dear Edwina!

Congratulations to the cast for an amazing performance!

Special thanks to our staff:

Choreographed by Cathy Schmidt
Music Directed by Andrea Rodall

Performed by special arrangement with Music Theatre International