Today, we are excited to share with you that in the coming weeks we are hosting 26 FREE theatre workshops thanks to the Government of Manitoba’s Safe at Home Grant. Featuring a roster of Made in Manitoba theatre arts specialists, we know that these workshops will bring levity and artistry to your world. We look forward to connecting with you and having you share your talents with us.

On December 2nd our Junior StudioWorks Academy, in collaboration with TCA Riverside in California, premiered Super Happy Awesome News on YouTube to great success! The performance showcased the immense talent of 26 young actors in 2 countries and we couldn’t be more proud.

From everyone here at Winnipeg Studio Theatre, we wish you and yours good health, safety, and much love in these trying times. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

Winnipeg Studio Theatre is proud to present: 
Made in Manitoba virtual Masterclass series – Theatre Arts Edition!
January 10th – February 7th, 2021. 
Free program supported by Safe at Home Manitoba

Under the direction of Brenda Gorlick and Kayla Gordon, WST Co-Directors – this 26-session program features top performing arts professionals from Manitoba who now perform and create for the world stage. 

The All-Manitoba faculty includes:

  • Mary Antonini – dancer extraordinaire from Broadway’s The Prom
  • Josh Assor – choreographer/dancer from Newsies and Mary Poppins on Broadway
  • Alexandra Frohlinger – Triple-threat performer and Broadway veteran
  • Brenda Gorlick – Master teacher of All Abilities Dancers  (Manitoba Possible, CPAM)
  • Shannon Guile & Joanna Hawkins –  Mime Specialists – associated with 100 Decibels (Deaf Mime Troupe)
  • Samantha Jeanne Hill – star of Broadway’s Les Miserables and The Phantom of the Opera
  • Jean-Marc Lafond – theatrical make-up specialist
  • Joshua LeClair – Disney voiceover actor and Matilda world tour
  • Andrea Macasaet – pop vocal diva and newly-minted Broadway star of Six the Musical
  • Markian Tarasiuk – Stage and screen actor seen on Netflix and Hallmark
The sessions cover all aspects of theatre arts performance – from acting, singing and dance technique to voiceover, acting for camera, mime and make-up for the stage. Each live Zoom session includes instruction as well as a Q & A with our guest faculty.

Brenda Gorlick, who created this project articulates: The quality of the ‘Made in Manitoba’ faculty is stellar, and we are so proud and excited to have them leading  twenty-six workshops and Q & A sessions spanning all areas of theatre training”.