Classes and Workshops

Are you a teacher who wants their students to get in touch with their dramatic side? A parent who wants their child to express themselves? An adult who has always wanted to try their hand at acting? Or are you someone nervous about public speaking? Then take a look at some of the classes and workshops offered below! 

Classes and workshops are available for people of all ages and experience levels! Some examples include:

  • Intro to Acting for Theatre and Film
  • Working with Styles
  • Creating with Devised Theatre
  • Classroom Fun (for kids)
  • Tips for Teachers
  • Audition Coaching
  • Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

The above listed are just some examples of the types of workshops and classes on offer. If you or your organization would like more information, please email 

Classes and Workshops are currently run by founding artist Rachel E Smith. Rachel’s teaching experience in combination with a background in directing has contributed to her success as an instructor. 

Rachel is currently working as an instructor at Manitoba Theatre for Young People, teaching both theatre and film classes for kids and teens. Previous to her time at MTYP, she was a contract and sessional instructor at Prairie Theatre Exchange as well as a contract instructor with the Wpg No.1 School Division. She has taught Introduction to Acting workshops for Theatre and Film through various organizations including Panache Management. She offers workshops as well as private coaching on public speaking and has even worked with the University of Manitoba Science Department to help students with their presentation skills.