Kids In Film - Take 1 - Nanaimo (8 weeks)

Kids In Film - Take 1 - Nanaimo (8 weeks)

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Kids in Film

Age 8-11 yrs

Registrations Ongoing

Wednesday’s 4.45 - 6.15 pm

April 5 th - May 24 th 2023
Sept 20 th - Nov 8 th 2023
Jan 10 th - Feb 28 th 2024

note: for classes with advanced dates please message us using the chat button at the bottom of the screen.

Cost $240 plus tax = $252

Kw‘umut Lelum
534 Centre Street
Nanaimo BC V9R 4Z3

Spotlight Academy is thrilled to present an immersive Acting Class for Kids / Tweens that will not only inspire, but motivate and excite.

Learn the fundamentals of Acting through Improv, Audition Skills, Scene Study and Commercials. Your child’s self esteem will grow, and industry techniques will help them understand more about acting in a fun way.

This 8 week course includes a filmed presentation piece to showcase for friends and family.

Feel confident in front of the camera. Stand out in future auditions.

Sign up now, as spots are limited ! Come join your Spotlight family today.

Ongoing study is recommended for students who are serious about representation. Private coaching is recommended for actual auditions. 




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.