SCENIC PAINTING for the THEATRE - ALL LEVELS
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.
Introduction to Scenic Painting for the Theatre may be taken as part of the
Theatre Production Arts certificate.
ARTIST INSTRUCTOR: Michael Wharran
Dates: August 9 - 13, 2021
During this introductory one-week course, participants will learn techniques and methods used by generations of theatre scenic artists.
In this course you will learn and expand on the following skills:
Train in the use and safe handling of materials and tools.
Learn about colour theory.
Gain confidence mixing scenic paints.
Acquire skills in chemical compatibility.
Experiment with marbling techniques.
Create brick and concrete facades.
Develop wood graining skills.
Create effective aging and break down.
Paint using many different methods on different materials.
At the end of this course you will have examples of all of these techniques that you may take home with you.
The low student-to-teacher ratio in each of these courses ensures instruction is geared to the participant's skill level and experience. Please indicate your related experience 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
Location: Brunswick Centre
(located adjacent to Factory163,
163 King Street, Stratford N5A 4S2
Target enrollment: 8 students
For more information, contact:
Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor