Jan
18
Sat
Workshop: Lights Up! Lighting with Tim Fort @ Firehall Theatre...1st. floor...Founder's Theatre, 2nd floor...Blair Rm. and Green Rm.
Jan 18 @ 10:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Using the Firehall Theatre as his “lab”, facilitator Tim Fort will take participants through the rudiments of lighting a show.

Whether you’re a beginner interested in knowing more or someone with lighting experience wanting to hone their craft, this workshop will show you how lighting can determine the look and feel of a show.

$25 per person, lunch included. Email robertcharlesbailey@gmail.com to reserve, space is limited!

– About Tim Fort –
Since the 1970s, Tim has been active as a designer, director, and performer in professional theatre.

Tim has taught a wide range of courses at Queen’s including design, directing, theatre administration, and musical theatre.

He received his PhD from the University of Toronto’s Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama where his doctoral thesis, and much of his subsequent academic writing, examined late nineteenth-century lighting design and staging.

Jan
19
Sun
Workshop; Women Build @ Northumberland Players Third Space
Jan 19 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Ladies, put on your hard hats and tool belts!

Each participant will build their own (scaled) flat.

They will learn the use of the table saw, mitre saw, air nailer, screw gun, finishing techniques and paint techniques.

Additionally all participants will build a wall using stiffeners (whalers) and stage braces (jacks), and how to finish seams in a wall.

Other topics may come up, but that will be time dependent.

$25 per person, only 8 spaces available! Contact Valerie Russell at timvalrussell@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

About the Facilitator:
James McKernan is a professor of stage technology at York University in the Department of Theatre. He has been a scenic carpenter for 27 years, working on shows ranging from the Junos to feature films and many live theatre & dance productions.

Recently he has been production manager and head carpenter for The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company on multiple productions as well as the head carpenter on various other professional shows. James has been teaching scenic carpentry for 17 years.

Of note, the classes James teaches have around a 75% female demographic.

Jan
25
Sat
Workshop…Theatre Classes for Youth @ Firehall Theatre..3rd Floor..Halligan Rm
Jan 25 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

This workshop series is designed for kids ages 10-15. To reserve your spot, please email Val Russell.

Facilitators
Marie Anderson

Marie Anderson has acted as vocal director and music director for many regional theater productions produced by the Northumberland Players, most recently for the Players productions of Les Mis, Secret Garden, Sister Act, and The Drowsy Chaperone.

In 2013 she was co-founder of SONG (Sounds Of The Next Generation), a program that offers free music training for children in choir and string instruments. In their 7th year, they have 95 children involved between ages 6 and 15.

With 40 years of experience teaching voice to children, Marie remains committed to offering exceptional instruction to children in Northumberland County, and is looking forward to working with Justine and Mark.

Marc Ludwig

Marc Ludwig is a graduate from the University of Alberta’s Acting Program. He has since toured with Alberta Opera’s Jack and the Beanstalk (the Giant), starred in the world-premiere of Colleen Murphy’s Bright Burning, wrote/directed for Blackout Sketch Comedy and performed for The 11’O Clock Number, the weekly improv show.

You might recognize him from this season’s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley or All My Sons.

Marc has a passion for teaching theatre too, and has instructed workshops in Alberta through Trickster Theatre, Artstrek, Alberta Opera and Grindstone Theatre.

Justine Benteau

Justine Benteau grew up in Port Hope and attended St. Mary’s Secondary in Cobourg, where she did all the Drama, Musicals and Choir she could. She received her First Class Honours BA in Dramatic Arts: Theatre Performance from Brock University.

Feeling her education should not stop there she moved to Vancouver to attend the Theatre Conservatory program at the Vancouver Acting School College.

Maybe you just saw her playing Elizabeth Darcy in December’s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley at the Firehall!

Feb
1
Sat
Workshop…Theatre Classes for Youth @ Firehall Theatre..3rd Floor..Halligan Rm
Feb 1 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

This workshop series is designed for kids ages 10-15. To reserve your spot, please email Val Russell.

Facilitators
Marie Anderson

Marie Anderson has acted as vocal director and music director for many regional theater productions produced by the Northumberland Players, most recently for the Players productions of Les Mis, Secret Garden, Sister Act, and The Drowsy Chaperone.

In 2013 she was co-founder of SONG (Sounds Of The Next Generation), a program that offers free music training for children in choir and string instruments. In their 7th year, they have 95 children involved between ages 6 and 15.

With 40 years of experience teaching voice to children, Marie remains committed to offering exceptional instruction to children in Northumberland County, and is looking forward to working with Justine and Mark.

Marc Ludwig

Marc Ludwig is a graduate from the University of Alberta’s Acting Program. He has since toured with Alberta Opera’s Jack and the Beanstalk (the Giant), starred in the world-premiere of Colleen Murphy’s Bright Burning, wrote/directed for Blackout Sketch Comedy and performed for The 11’O Clock Number, the weekly improv show.

You might recognize him from this season’s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley or All My Sons.

Marc has a passion for teaching theatre too, and has instructed workshops in Alberta through Trickster Theatre, Artstrek, Alberta Opera and Grindstone Theatre.

Justine Benteau

Justine Benteau grew up in Port Hope and attended St. Mary’s Secondary in Cobourg, where she did all the Drama, Musicals and Choir she could. She received her First Class Honours BA in Dramatic Arts: Theatre Performance from Brock University.

Feeling her education should not stop there she moved to Vancouver to attend the Theatre Conservatory program at the Vancouver Acting School College.

Maybe you just saw her playing Elizabeth Darcy in December’s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley at the Firehall!

Feb
3
Mon
Workshop: Makeup – Techniques in Theatre Makeup Application @ Firehall Theatre...2nd Floor..Blair Rm.
Feb 3 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Learn makeup application techniques specific to theatre makeup. All are welcome!

Workshop runs two nights, Feb 3 and 5, 7:00 – 9:30pm.

No cost to attend!

This workshop will give you the skills to work as a makeup artist on one of our upcoming productions.

About Erin Daly
Erin’s career in makeup started 16 years ago with a great education at Complections International Academy in downtown Toronto, learning everything there is to know in the industry.
She’s worked in many areas of makeup including TV, weddings, workshops, lessons, spfx, fashion, and of course theatre. Now Erin is working at Mystic Roots in Cobourg as an esthetician and makeup artist for over 10 years.

Erin has been lucky enough to work with the Northumberland Players for several years, and always looks forward to future workshops!

Feb
5
Wed
Workshop: Makeup – Techniques in Theatre Makeup Application @ Firehall Theatre...2nd Floor..Blair Rm.
Feb 5 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Learn makeup application techniques specific to theatre makeup. All are welcome!

Workshop runs two nights, Feb 3 and 5, 7:00 – 9:30pm.

No cost to attend!

This workshop will give you the skills to work as a makeup artist on one of our upcoming productions.

About Erin Daly
Erin’s career in makeup started 16 years ago with a great education at Complections International Academy in downtown Toronto, learning everything there is to know in the industry.
She’s worked in many areas of makeup including TV, weddings, workshops, lessons, spfx, fashion, and of course theatre. Now Erin is working at Mystic Roots in Cobourg as an esthetician and makeup artist for over 10 years.

Erin has been lucky enough to work with the Northumberland Players for several years, and always looks forward to future workshops!

Feb
8
Sat
Workshop…Theatre Classes for Youth @ Firehall Theatre..3rd Floor..Halligan Rm
Feb 8 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

This workshop series is designed for kids ages 10-15. To reserve your spot, please email Val Russell.

Facilitators
Marie Anderson

Marie Anderson has acted as vocal director and music director for many regional theater productions produced by the Northumberland Players, most recently for the Players productions of Les Mis, Secret Garden, Sister Act, and The Drowsy Chaperone.

In 2013 she was co-founder of SONG (Sounds Of The Next Generation), a program that offers free music training for children in choir and string instruments. In their 7th year, they have 95 children involved between ages 6 and 15.

With 40 years of experience teaching voice to children, Marie remains committed to offering exceptional instruction to children in Northumberland County, and is looking forward to working with Justine and Mark.

Marc Ludwig

Marc Ludwig is a graduate from the University of Alberta’s Acting Program. He has since toured with Alberta Opera’s Jack and the Beanstalk (the Giant), starred in the world-premiere of Colleen Murphy’s Bright Burning, wrote/directed for Blackout Sketch Comedy and performed for The 11’O Clock Number, the weekly improv show.

You might recognize him from this season’s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley or All My Sons.

Marc has a passion for teaching theatre too, and has instructed workshops in Alberta through Trickster Theatre, Artstrek, Alberta Opera and Grindstone Theatre.

Justine Benteau

Justine Benteau grew up in Port Hope and attended St. Mary’s Secondary in Cobourg, where she did all the Drama, Musicals and Choir she could. She received her First Class Honours BA in Dramatic Arts: Theatre Performance from Brock University.

Feeling her education should not stop there she moved to Vancouver to attend the Theatre Conservatory program at the Vancouver Acting School College.

Maybe you just saw her playing Elizabeth Darcy in December’s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley at the Firehall!

Feb
11
Tue
Workshop: Tech talk: Lighting 101 @ Firehall Theatre...1st floor Founder's Theatre
Feb 11 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to know the difference between a leko, a LED cube, and a fresnel, and how to hang and focus them? Do you know how to patch a dimmer to a light fixture, then build a sub-master into a lighting cue?

If you want to learn about lighting equipment from the groundwork up, this workshop is for you! Join us for this hands-on introduction to Northumberland Players lighting equipment.

This workshop is free to attend, but space is limited. Please email Bob Bailey at robertcharlesbailey@gmail.com to reserve your spot.

Feb
15
Sat
Workshop…Theatre Classes for Youth @ Firehall Theatre..3rd Floor..Halligan Rm
Feb 15 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

This workshop series is designed for kids ages 10-15. To reserve your spot, please email Val Russell.

Facilitators
Marie Anderson

Marie Anderson has acted as vocal director and music director for many regional theater productions produced by the Northumberland Players, most recently for the Players productions of Les Mis, Secret Garden, Sister Act, and The Drowsy Chaperone.

In 2013 she was co-founder of SONG (Sounds Of The Next Generation), a program that offers free music training for children in choir and string instruments. In their 7th year, they have 95 children involved between ages 6 and 15.

With 40 years of experience teaching voice to children, Marie remains committed to offering exceptional instruction to children in Northumberland County, and is looking forward to working with Justine and Mark.

Marc Ludwig

Marc Ludwig is a graduate from the University of Alberta’s Acting Program. He has since toured with Alberta Opera’s Jack and the Beanstalk (the Giant), starred in the world-premiere of Colleen Murphy’s Bright Burning, wrote/directed for Blackout Sketch Comedy and performed for The 11’O Clock Number, the weekly improv show.

You might recognize him from this season’s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley or All My Sons.

Marc has a passion for teaching theatre too, and has instructed workshops in Alberta through Trickster Theatre, Artstrek, Alberta Opera and Grindstone Theatre.

Justine Benteau

Justine Benteau grew up in Port Hope and attended St. Mary’s Secondary in Cobourg, where she did all the Drama, Musicals and Choir she could. She received her First Class Honours BA in Dramatic Arts: Theatre Performance from Brock University.

Feeling her education should not stop there she moved to Vancouver to attend the Theatre Conservatory program at the Vancouver Acting School College.

Maybe you just saw her playing Elizabeth Darcy in December’s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley at the Firehall!

Feb
22
Sat
Workshop…Theatre Classes for Youth @ Firehall Theatre..3rd Floor..Halligan Rm
Feb 22 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

This workshop series is designed for kids ages 10-15. To reserve your spot, please email Val Russell.

Facilitators
Marie Anderson

Marie Anderson has acted as vocal director and music director for many regional theater productions produced by the Northumberland Players, most recently for the Players productions of Les Mis, Secret Garden, Sister Act, and The Drowsy Chaperone.

In 2013 she was co-founder of SONG (Sounds Of The Next Generation), a program that offers free music training for children in choir and string instruments. In their 7th year, they have 95 children involved between ages 6 and 15.

With 40 years of experience teaching voice to children, Marie remains committed to offering exceptional instruction to children in Northumberland County, and is looking forward to working with Justine and Mark.

Marc Ludwig

Marc Ludwig is a graduate from the University of Alberta’s Acting Program. He has since toured with Alberta Opera’s Jack and the Beanstalk (the Giant), starred in the world-premiere of Colleen Murphy’s Bright Burning, wrote/directed for Blackout Sketch Comedy and performed for The 11’O Clock Number, the weekly improv show.

You might recognize him from this season’s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley or All My Sons.

Marc has a passion for teaching theatre too, and has instructed workshops in Alberta through Trickster Theatre, Artstrek, Alberta Opera and Grindstone Theatre.

Justine Benteau

Justine Benteau grew up in Port Hope and attended St. Mary’s Secondary in Cobourg, where she did all the Drama, Musicals and Choir she could. She received her First Class Honours BA in Dramatic Arts: Theatre Performance from Brock University.

Feeling her education should not stop there she moved to Vancouver to attend the Theatre Conservatory program at the Vancouver Acting School College.

Maybe you just saw her playing Elizabeth Darcy in December’s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley at the Firehall!