Workshops

Affordable theatre workshops, structured around the Ontario Elementary Curriculum and led by the Barefoot Players themselves, are available for groups such as classes and summer camps.

Workshops make a wonderful addition to performances of The Barefoot Players' touring production.

Please contact The Barefoot Players by telephone at 613-533-6000 ext. 77693, by e-mail at queensbarefootplayers@gmail.com, or fill out our Online Booking Request Form to book your workshop!
(Please note: Workshops may only be booked in conjunction with a performance booking.)

Worshop Discount

A 15% discount will be offered to schools that book two or more workshops in addition to a performance.


Available Workshops

Drama Games

Suitable for all students
Length: 45 Minutes

Students will participate in a variety of drama games facilitated for them by the Barefoot Players. These drama games develop skills such as movement, creativity, teamwork, and communication... not to mention they are a lot of fun! Games will be tailored to the ages and interests of the students and will expand on the themes presented in 'Dream a Little Dream'.
- 25 students or less: $75.00
- 26 to 50 students: $95.00

Playing with Puppets

Suitable for students grades 3 to 6
Length: 45 Minutes

Puppets have been essential to the Barefoot Players performances. Students will learn how to animate objects and even have the chance to create their very own paper bag puppets! Students will learn puppeteering techniques through a series of voice and movement games. Included in the workshop price are all the materials necessary for each student to create a puppet, which they can take home with them or use to further explore puppeteering in the classroom.
- 25 students or less: $ 95.00
- 26 to 50 students: $ 125.00

Making Music

Suitabe for students grades 3 to 8
Length: 45 Minutes

The Barefoot Players use all kinds of music in their performances. Through a variety of activities and exercises, students will gain experience in singing, rhythm and the use of instruments. While having fun with music, students will also learn how helpful it can be for telling stories.
- 25 students or less: $ 75.00
- 26 to 50 students: $95.00

Speaking Shakespeare

Suitable for students in grades 5 to 8
Length: 45 Minutes

This workshop introduces students to speaking Shakespearean text using the play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. Using a combination of drama games, vocal exercises, and textual analysis students will have the opportunity to work closely with the Barefoot Players and discover that Shakespeare can be fun!
- 25 students or less: $ 75.00
- 26 to 50 students: $ 95.00