Intro to Acting

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Program Duration

10 weeks

Next Start Dates

April 5, 2018

Prerequisites: none

Prerequisite for: all other part-time Acting courses

What You'll Learn

Course Info

Designed for folks with little or no previous acting experience, this 10 week course introduces the key elements of the acting process in a friendly and supportive environment.

Students explore their playful side by bringing characters in scripts to life. Imagination, script interpretation, improvisation, voice, movement and acting exercises are all used. Monologues and scenes from modern plays and scripts are assigned.

Schedule (varies by start date):
Thursday evenings, 7:00pm – 10:30pm


About the Instructor

Julie Howgate


Julie Howgate


From Winnipeg to London to Vancouver, Julie Howgate has   trained, performed and taught in theatre, TV and film for well over a decade. Expert at teaching beginning actors, she has introduced over 500 students at the Centre to the thrill of acting. European credits include Brookside (BBC),Soul Survivor (Trisquare), and French National commercial “Orange”. North American credits includeHallowe’en 8, The Gut Girls , US national “Got Milk” commercials and character voice work for Da Vinci’s Inquest . Julie just made her directorial debut with Alan Ball’s Five Women Wearing the Same Dress for Kindred Spirits. She brings with her the eclectic background and positive attitude needed to facilitate true acting.



$500.00 CAD


$500.00 CAD

Additional Information

Audits of current running courses always welcome. Contact us for arrangement.

International Students

Please note that letters of acceptance are not issued for part-time courses, that the course may be cancelled if student enrolment is low, and that we advise any international students signing up for part-time courses to only do so if they are currently residing in Vancouver or if this course is not their sole purpose for visiting.

Registration is Open

Interested in Intro to Acting?