What is Launch Point Academy? Launch Point is the education arm for Blue Canoe Productions, offering classes, camp style theatre intensives and more for a wide range as young as 4 up to 15. We are taking the next step with Theatre Camps!
Launch Point includes our summer theatre program for ages 8-13, a new March Break Theatre Intensive and other education classes offered by Music and Drama Graduates who hold various teaching degrees.
This page will often has programming for a wider range outside of Blue Canoe's traditional 13-30. Education is the only program we charge for participation, but we are dedicated to keeping prices affordable with scholarships and discounts across our programs.
Our Current Opportunities:
Children's Drama Workshops
Launch Point Academy is creating two new workshops for younger children. These workshops will explore the basic skills of acting such as movement, voice and facial expression. Our Discover workshop will be open to children who are four and five years of age. Our Create workshop will be open to children who are six to eight years of age. Our original date for the workshops, SaturdayJanuary 11, was cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. Future dates for workshops will be announced soon.
Launch Point academy is partnering with Juvenis to create a performance opportunity for the children of Kingston. We are currently looking for a director, a stage manager, and other volunteers for this project. If you are interested in volunteering for any of these positions please fill out the form here. As well, we are also encouraging children eight to thirteen years of age to audition. Audition dates will be released shortly. More information will be coming soon. If you are interested in being a part of this project please email our Education Coordinator Alex at email@example.com
Winter Musical Theatre Classes
Musical Theatre Class registration is NOW OPEN through the City of Kingston Recreation Registration. Blue Canoe in partnership with the City of Kingston will be bringing drama classes to Artillery Park on Tuesdays from Tuesday, February 18th until Tuesday, March 10th from 7:30 until 9:00 pm each week. In these four classes, children ages 8-15 will learn the basics of Musical Theatre Performance. Tune up your voices and put on your dancing shoes, registration information is available here
Spring Musical Theatre Classes
Classes will be held on four Saturdays from 11:00 am until 12:30 pm. The dates include: May 23, May 30, June 6, and June 13. These classes will be held at the Spire (Sydenham Street United Church at 82 Sydenham Street). Registration for the Spring session will be open at a later date.
March Break Camp
Launch Point Academy is hosting a week long theatre intensive this March Break for children and youth ages 8-13. This year's camp will run from March 16th until March 20th. Our program will focus on aspects of musical theatre including writing, directing, acting, vocals, and performing! Campers will have the opportunity to rehearse and perform there show at the end of the week! Launch Point Academy prides itself on creating opportunities for children and youth in Kingston to develop leadership skills, creativity, collaboration, and most importantly new friendships!
Summer Theatre Intensive
After a successful summer, we are happy to return with Launch Point Academy’s Summer Theatre Intensive! Each session will offer campers the chance to audition for and be cast in a professional musical. Our first session will run from July 6 until July 24. Our second session will run from August 3 until August 21. Campers will learn skills, create friendships, and rehearse for a high-quality production. The camp will consist of vocal lessons, dance instruction, performance workshops, intensive rehearsals, and drama activities. This is an invaluable opportunity for any child who wishes to prepare for community or professional theatre.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org