COVID-19 Protocols for Students
Off the wall Theatre Production Facilities
Off the Wall is committed to keeping a clean and safe classroom and studio so that learning can happen in the safest way possible. We will provide personal protective equipment for all students upon their arrival to the studio. The space will be regularly cleaned and sanitized for the duration of the course. Maintaining cleanliness during the course can be only done with students accepting their responsibility for their role in ensuring the safety of others.
Artistic Welding may be taken as part of the
Theatre Production Arts certificate.
ARTIST INSTRUCTOR: FRANK HOLTE
Dates: Session 1 July 12 - 16, 2021 - Closed
Session 2 July 19 - 23, 2021 - Closed
Session 3 August 30 - September 3 - Closed
In this intensive, one-week course, discover the excitement and satisfaction of crafting in metal. Explore how to manipulate steel by bending, welding and texturing it to give life to your creative expression.
In this course participants will learn and expand skills used in building stage sets and props:
Train in the safe and effective use of power tools and equipment;
Explore the metal-working basics: welding, cutting, grinding, shaping and fitting;
Practise and get creative with MIG welding;
Discover Oxy-Acetylene gas brazing techniques;
Learn how to shape and hammer metal including using jigs and applying heat.
This is not a ticketed course. It is an artistic welding course meant to challenge students in the fascinating world of metalworking. Both sessions of Artistic Welding cover the above techniques, enabling participants to heighten their skill levels with imaginative projects.
The low student-to-teacher ratio in each course ensures instruction is geared to the participant's skill level and experience. Please indicate your related experience when you register.
Each participant is ask to let Frank know of a design that they are interested in creating. This information will be required when you register.
PACKAGE DEALS - Take multiple courses and save!
Combine this course with any other one-week course and you will save $50 for each additional one-week course.
Course 1 full price
Course 2 $50 discount
Course 3 $100 discount
This discount offer is limited to 3 courses.
How do I take advantage of package deal offer?
If you are interested in two or three courses, register and pay the deposit for each course. Our Registrar will then calculate the discount and invoice you for the balance owing via PayPal.
Take five one-week courses and receive an
Off the Wall Theatre Production Arts Certificate (TPA). Cost for the TPA program is $2000, representing a discount of $110 to $125 per course. All materials are supplied. Please note there will be a material surcharge of $35 for Artistic Welding, Makeup Intensive, Millinery and Drops & Murals.
Participants also receive complimentary tickets for many Stratford Festival productions.
Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Desmond Heeley Studio,
163 King Street
Stratford N5A 4S2
Target enrolment: 6 students
For more information contact:
Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor