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WE ARE OFF THE WALL!
We are a centre for excellence in theatre production arts training, with access to some of Canada’s most inspired and recognized backstage artists. We call ourselves Off the Wall because we are bursting with creative ideas and we love turning the ordinary into the extraordinary.
What's in the News!
Off the Wall is welcoming
New Board Members.
Just added two new artistic welding courses in September!
Summer Sessions are open!
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Scholarships & Tuition Assistance
Thanks to all who supported us on
Donations for course materials are always appreciated.
Corporate sponsorship of all types
We are a not-for-profit organization established in 2005, located in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. We promote personal artistic growth and professional skill development in theatre production arts.
Experience intensive hands-on learning and one-on-one mentoring in small classes. Check out our spring, summer and fall courses on the top menu bar and register.
YOU ARE OFF THE WALL IF...
you already work in professional theatre and want to develop your skills or move into a different area of production
you are a drama or visual arts teacher looking for new ways to inspire the creativity of your students
you are a high-school student wondering if a career in theatre is right for you
you are a post-secondary student who wants more opportunity to practice your skills with support from a great mentor
you work in community theatre and want to contribute even more to your productions
you are looking for an outlet for your personal creativity
whatever your goals, abilities or background, your learning experience is always adapted to fit you.
Our courses are ideal for those seeking apprenticeships or employment in theatre, or further study in dramatic and visual arts programs at university.
“Coming to OTW has been completely life-changing for me. I’m going to pursue a career in the prop-building world. I believe I’m supposed to.”
MATTHEW from WINDSOR, THEATRE PRODUCTION ARTS - 2018
STRATFORD FESTIVAL APPRENTICE - 2020
"Off the Wall could only have happened in Stratford!
The creativity and the love of the arts in this community fuel our passion. I just can't imagine a better environment for theatre production arts students
to learn and hone their craft than this city."
SUSAN STARKWEATHER, CO-FOUNDER
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