Workshop Program

Morpheus Theatre is pleased to provide an annual series of high-quality, affordable workshops. Workshops are geared to community theatre volunteers both from on-stage, and off-stage aspects of production. All workshops are open to the public and are held on weekends. For more details, please visit the links below, or call (403) 246-2999.  To register, click here, and find the workshop you would like in the list (chronological).

These valuable workshops are presented at this low price in the spirit of community theatre.

2020/2021 Workshops

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March 24 – “Easy” Improvisation for Everyone with Shawn Kinley

February 24 – 2020 Tax Filing Tips for Performers with Ray Morden
February 17 –
The Playwright – a Conversation with Stephen Massicotte
January 27 – Embodied Voice and Text with Laurann Brown
December 12 – Introduction to Stage Management with Claire Bolton
November 25 – Creating Character through Voice and Body with Laurann Brown
Nov 24, 26 & Dec 1 – Set Design Through the Gingerbread House with Kathryn Smith*

  • *This workshop is sponsored by Theatre Alberta with funding from The Alberta Foundation for the Arts as part of the ‘Workshops by Request: Hometown Series’

October 24Halloween Make-up Workshop: Ghoulish Tips with Lisa Floyd
October 8,15, 22Hat’s Off to You: Milliner Workshop with Christie Johnson
October 5Self-Tape Audition Workshop with Brendan Hunter

Past Workshops

October 26 Your Shakespeare Monologue with Iam Coulter
September 28 Teen Shakespeare with Iam Coulter

June 8, 2019 – Masks Inside and Out with Steve Jarand
May 19, 2019 – Intro to Directors’ Process with Val Planche
April 7, 2019 – Wealth, Worth & Wallet: Financial Literacy for Performers with Ray Mordon
November 18, 2018 – Swashbuckling 101 with John Knight
September 22, 2018 Talk like a Brit!with Jane MacFarlane

June 16, 2018 – Workshop with International Mask & Improv Artist Steve Jarand
May 4 – 6, 2018  Weekend Shakespeare Intensivewith Iam Coulter – SOLD OUT
April 21, 2018 An Introduction to the Director’s Process with Valerie Planche – SOLD OUT
March 17, 2018 Michael Chekhov: An Introduction to Inspired Acting with Josephine Christensen – SOLD OUT
February 10, 2018 – Exploring Shakespeare: MACBETH with Iam Coulter
December 9, 2017 – Suzuki Technique with Peter Balkwill of The Old Trout Puppet Workshop
October 21, 2017 – Puppetry for Beginners with Ali DeRegt
June 3, 2017 – A Methodology toward Artistic Unity for Actors & Directors with Richard Michelle Pentelbury
May 20, 2017 – Dance for Theatre Crash Course with Danielle Desmarais (sub Ginette Simonot)
May 6 & 7, 2017 – Clown Weekend Intensive with Alice Nelson
Mar 26, 2017 –  PLAYing Shakespeare with Iam Coulter
Jan 22, 2017 – Mask Acting Workshop with Dean Bareham, Artistic Director of Green Fools
June 18, 2016 – Technique for Stage Speech & Projection with Jane MacFarlane
June 4, 2016 – Directing: From Good to Great with Simon Mallett
Apr 24, 2016 – Stage Movement: Physical Techniques for Telling the Story with Alice Nelson
Mar 19, 2016How to Handle Heightened Text with Iam Coulter
Feb 27, 2016 – Singing Basics for Actors with Kim Mattice-Wanat
May 16 & 17, 2015 – Clown Intensive Workshop with Alice Nelson
May 9, 2015 – Text Based Character Study with Val Planche
Apr 24 & 25, 2015 – Dance for Musicals Workshop with Danielle Desmarais
Mar 22, 2015 – Stage Management Workshop: Basics and Beyond with Donna Sharpe
Mar 7, 2015 – Improve Stage Performance and Alleviate Stage Anxiety: The HeartMath® Way with Shamir Ladhani
Feb 27 & 28, 2015 – Stage Combat Workshop with Aaron Conrad & John Knight
Feb 15, 2015 – Intro to Improv Workshop with Karen Johnson Diamond
May 24, 2014 – Character Building Workshop with David LeReaney
May 4, 2014 – Directing Workshop with Kevin McKendrick
April 6, 2014 – Stage Combat Workshop with Laryssa Yanchak

Got an idea?

If you have an idea for a future workshop, or have any comments or questions about the workshop series, please contact Ginette at

*Our workshop program is sponsored in part by Theatre Alberta with funding from The Alberta Foundation for the Arts as part of the ‘Workshops by Request: Hometown Series’.