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Workshop: Adult Acting Class Level 2 - Scene Study with Scott Hurst

Dates & Times:

6 classes - Thursday Evenings - November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7 (7:00 - 9:15 p.m.)


St. John’s Anglican Church, 29 Church Street, Cookstown


$110 (subsidies available)

The preferred method of payment is an e-transfer from your bank account to* by October 10th.

*Please note you're not sending money by email, this address is the Payee for e-transfer purposes. Please note what class you're paying for in the Message section of the e-transfer. If you are not set up to pay by e-transfer please leave a message at 705-458-4432 and the Box Office Staff will contact you if you wish to pay by Visa or MasterCard.

For more information, and to register your interest, please contact Scott Hurst at or text him at 705-229-7862.

What goes on in a Scene Study Class?

As an extension of the Acting Basics class, participants are paired up to prepare and present scenes that are written for two actors. Participants are encouraged to try new things without the pressure of deadlines and audience expectations. It also allows the participant the opportunity to observe others as they experiment and make new discoveries; it’s “play” at its best. Each week we may do an exercise chosen to offer us a new skill, or perspective, but the majority of time in each session will be devoted to the presentation and reworking of scenes.

Time permitting, participants should be able to work on 2 - 3 scenes over the 6 weeks. Due to the nature of Scene Study participants will be encouraged to do some homework between classes. Each class is cumulative so regular attendance is recommended; and please keep in mind that your consistent attendance affects your scene partner as well as others in the class.

Class size is limited to 6-8 participants maximum. Ages 18+ welcome.


Meet Scott Hurst

A survivor of 48 years in professional and community theatre, Scott has earned a living as an actor, singer, dancer, director, writer and producer, and his resume includes seasons at the Stratford Festival, Charlottetown Festival, Blyth Festival, Thousand Islands Playhouse, and National Arts Centre. Locally he is known for his extensive work with The South Simcoe Theatre, Kempenfelt Community Players, Talk is Free Theatre, Theatre by the Bay, Huronia Players, and the Orillia Sunshine Festival. He's very happy to be able to offer affordable group classes and individual coaching again in Simcoe County.

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