Dates & Times
Kids in Film
Age 8-11 yrs
Wednesday’s 4.30 - 6.00 pm
Jan 11 th - March 1 st 2023
April 5 th - May 24 th 2023
Sept 20 th - Nov 8 th 2023
Cost $240 plus tax = $252
Loc: Nanaimo - OV Theatre
Cost $240 plus GST
OV Arts Centre at 25 Victoria Rd, Nanaimo, BC V9R 4N9 (click here to open Google Maps).
Spotlight offers an exciting and unique acting course for youth based upon performances for film and television.
This class enhances personal growth and stimulates the imagination.
Confidence and communication will grow through theatre games and improv.
Students will study scripts from film and television and practice fun audition and interview techniques. No two classes are the same.
Expect to have tons of fun and make new friends.
Spotlight is all inclusive.
We welcome students with different abilities to study at their own pace.
Training should be ongoing for those who are serious about seeking representation and private coaching is recommended for those who are actively auditioning for film and television.
Instructor: Taylor Manns
Graduate of the American Music and Dramatic Arts Academy for musical theatre in New York City.
Recent film credits include:
Untitled Barcelona Bag commercial (Barcelona Spain 2019)
Broke (Big Apple film fest and the New York film festival September 2019)
Vancouver Island Film Festival (Knight Studios “Small World”)
local music videos and short films in NYC and Canada.
Stage credits include the role of Anne in Love Is Like Mud (New York Fringe Festival), dancer/vocalist for restaurant Sushi Roxx (choreographed by former pussycat doll Asia Nitollano), various cabarets including the west end, cranky cabaret, and elements.
Currently creating music and playing in venues all over the Island with “The Paper Dolls”, and Brooklyn Brewery (NYE in NYC). Truly humbled to be back on the island to inspire and motivate wonderful humans into pursuing their dreams.
With over 12 years of teaching in a variety of disciplines ranging from beginner to advanced/university, I am very proud to continue teaching through Spotlight Academy.