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2:00 pm
SOLD OUT! Michael Harrison is a ventriloquist, comedian and master showman who combines his many talents in this laugh out loud, one man tour de force. His family show is so finely tuned that Disney,[...]
11:00 am
DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm Make a short documentary film and see it on the big[...]
11:00 am
DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm Make a short documentary film and see it on the big[...]
1:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Due to popular demand, we have added an extra one-day acting workshop for younger kids on Wednesday March 17. This workshop is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity[...]
11:00 am
SOLD OUT! This two-day workshop (March 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling. Two days of fun that will immerse students[...]
11:00 am
SOLD OUT! This two-day workshop (March 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling. Two days of fun that will immerse students[...]
3:30 pm
LIMITED TO 10 STUDENTS This three-part workshop will take place at King’s Theatre from 3:30pm-5:30pm on April 14, 15 & 16. REGISTER HERE In three afternoon workshops that will immerse students in the magic of[...]
3:30 pm
LIMITED TO 10 STUDENTS This three-part workshop will take place at King’s Theatre from 3:30pm-5:30pm on April 28, 29 & 30. REGISTER HERE In three afternoon workshops that will immerse students in the magic of[...]
Oct
4
Sun
MICHAEL HARRISON – Ventriloquist
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm
MICHAEL HARRISON - Ventriloquist

SOLD OUT!

Michael Harrison is a ventriloquist, comedian and master showman who combines his many talents in this laugh out loud, one man tour de force. His family show is so finely tuned that Disney, the world’s largest entertainment company, has booked him for over 20 consecutive years and over 3000 performances as the headline act for Disney Cruise Line…more than any other entertainer! It’s a powerhouse show that is guaranteed to amaze and entertain. And guess what: Michael is now living in Nova Scotia!

Call the Box Office at 902-532-7704

ON STAGE LIVE AT KING’S THEATRE!

Michael turns ventriloquism upside-down with his original puppets and creative routines; vaudeville ventriloquism for a new generation.  He channels the talents of his legendary great grandfather (a vaudeville ventriloquist) into a one-man, laugh out loud romp into the past with his new up to date twist on this long lost art form. Michael is a talented ventriloquist, puppeteer and comedian with a lifetime of experience in this unique field of entertainment. He has worked with Kelly Clarkson, The Muppets and Boyz to Men. He has headlined on the world’s most luxurious cruise lines; Disney, Royal Caribbean, Princess, Norwegian and Crystal. Corporate events; Rainbow Room, Rockefeller Center-New York, The Bellevue Grand Ballroom-Philadelphia. Comedy clubs and Festivals; Hong Kong Comedy Festival, Catch a Rising Star-New York, Yuk Yuks- Canada. Shows at luxury resorts Atlantis and Sandals in the Caribbean.   Michael took his talents to a new level when he appeared on the hugely successful television show, America’s Got Talent, receiving glowing reviews from the celebrity judges.  He has written and performed on the award winning television show “Kids in the Firehall” (Bronze Apple Award Winner) and is the star of the reality television pilot “The Dummy Test”.
 
 
Mar
15
Mon
FILMMAKING WORKSHOP with Nance Ackerman: Day One
Mar 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS

  • DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm
  • DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm

Make a short documentary film and see it on the big screen! 

Making documentary films isn’t easy — whether you’re in a war zone or in your back yard – but it’s one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet!  A powerful documentary film or web video can bring life to a story, social issue, or celebration like no other. Films can move minds, alter policy, change lives and expose injustices – but it has to be done with purpose, mindfulness and compassion in order to be effective.

In this two-day workshop (March 15 & 16) we will learn how to explore issues, story and themes through storyboarding, cinematography, editing, soundscape and music. Breaking out into roles – director, cinematographer, soundperson, editor, etc. — we’ll  work together to create  3-5 minute short documentaries, that address issues that matter to you! And we’ll have an awesome time doing it! :).  Films made in this workshop will be screening at King’s Theatre on Friday March 19 at 7pm.

  • Ages: 12-18
  • Cost for 2 days: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. Please get in touch regarding bursaries.
  • REQUIRED to bring: Your own camera phone & a brown bag lunch.
  • Workshops will take place at the theatre and on site in the community, so dress for the weather.
  • Deadline to sign up: March 12.

About the instructor:
Celebrated documentary photographer and filmmaker, Nance Ackerman has been making images and film around the world for over 30 years. Her documentary photography work has been featured in Time, Newsweek, Canadian Geographic, New York Times, and Canada’s national newspaper, the Globe and Mail and she was the assistant photo editor at the Montreal Gazette for several years before going freelance. Her work has been described as ‘artivism’ – creating art to create change. Striving to build bridges of understanding, common ground and a global awareness of human behaviour on this planet, her work quickly grew too large for the daily news cycle. After being dragged across the barricade while covering/protesting at Oka, she started on a journey of discovery of her Mohawk heritage. The result, her photographs of First Nations women, have been exhibited at the Aperture Foundation in New York and the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, DC. Following that, Ackerman’s book, Womankind: Faces of Change Around the World – a collection of portraits and essays of women activists around the world – was released in 2003.

In 2005 Ackerman turned her eye to directing social documentary films. Her first film, the National Film Board feature documentary Cottonland, brought in numerous awards and three Gemini Nominations, and shone a light on the connection between the world of opioid drug addiction and post industrial malaise. Since then she has made several more award-winning documentaries and an animated short. Her collaborative feature documentary film, Conviction, went inside Canada’s women’s prisons to imagine alternatives to incarceration through art and music and premiered at Hot Docs International Film Festival. Conviction won her, and her co-directors, a National Writer’s Guild Award for Best Documentary script. Her latest film Behind the Bhangra Boys takes an intimate look at joyous activism through five Sikh Bhangra dancers and new Canadians. Ackerman is now developing several projects from Afghanistan to Mexico that explore the power of the human spirit behind many seemingly overwhelming global issues. She has a masters degree in New Media and also taught for seven years at the University of Kings College, in Halifax. She now offers International photography workshops around the world. Ackerman also composes soundtracks with her partner, Jamie Alcorn, at their studio, Heartstring Productions in Tupperville in the Annapolis valley.

 

Mar
16
Tue
FILMMAKING WORKSHOP with Nance Ackerman: Day Two
Mar 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS

  • DAY ONE, Monday March 15, 11am-4pm
  • DAY TWO, Tuesday March 16, 11am-4pm

Make a short documentary film and see it on the big screen! 

Making documentary films isn’t easy — whether you’re in a war zone or in your back yard – but it’s one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet!  A powerful documentary film or web video can bring life to a story, social issue, or celebration like no other. Films can move minds, alter policy, change lives and expose injustices – but it has to be done with purpose, mindfulness and compassion in order to be effective.

In this two-day workshop (March 15 & 16) we will learn how to explore issues, story and themes through storyboarding, cinematography, editing, soundscape and music. Breaking out into roles – director, cinematographer, soundperson, editor, etc. — we’ll  work together to create  3-5 minute short documentaries, that address issues that matter to you! And we’ll have an awesome time doing it! :).  Films made in this workshop will be screening at King’s Theatre on Friday March 19 at 7pm.

  • Ages: 12-18
  • Cost for 2 days: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. Please get in touch regarding bursaries.
  • REQUIRED to bring: Your own camera phone & a brown bag lunch.
  • Workshops will take place at the theatre and on site in the community, so dress for the weather.
  • Deadline to sign up: March 12.

About the instructor:
Celebrated documentary photographer and filmmaker, Nance Ackerman has been making images and film around the world for over 30 years. Her documentary photography work has been featured in Time, Newsweek, Canadian Geographic, New York Times, and Canada’s national newspaper, the Globe and Mail and she was the assistant photo editor at the Montreal Gazette for several years before going freelance. Her work has been described as ‘artivism’ – creating art to create change. Striving to build bridges of understanding, common ground and a global awareness of human behaviour on this planet, her work quickly grew too large for the daily news cycle. After being dragged across the barricade while covering/protesting at Oka, she started on a journey of discovery of her Mohawk heritage. The result, her photographs of First Nations women, have been exhibited at the Aperture Foundation in New York and the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, DC. Following that, Ackerman’s book, Womankind: Faces of Change Around the World – a collection of portraits and essays of women activists around the world – was released in 2003.

In 2005 Ackerman turned her eye to directing social documentary films. Her first film, the National Film Board feature documentary Cottonland, brought in numerous awards and three Gemini Nominations, and shone a light on the connection between the world of opioid drug addiction and post industrial malaise. Since then she has made several more award-winning documentaries and an animated short. Her collaborative feature documentary film, Conviction, went inside Canada’s women’s prisons to imagine alternatives to incarceration through art and music and premiered at Hot Docs International Film Festival. Conviction won her, and her co-directors, a National Writer’s Guild Award for Best Documentary script. Her latest film Behind the Bhangra Boys takes an intimate look at joyous activism through five Sikh Bhangra dancers and new Canadians. Ackerman is now developing several projects from Afghanistan to Mexico that explore the power of the human spirit behind many seemingly overwhelming global issues. She has a masters degree in New Media and also taught for seven years at the University of Kings College, in Halifax. She now offers International photography workshops around the world. Ackerman also composes soundtracks with her partner, Jamie Alcorn, at their studio, Heartstring Productions in Tupperville in the Annapolis valley.

 

Mar
17
Wed
ACTING WORKSHOP with Micha Cromwell: Extra One-Day Workshop for Young Kids
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Due to popular demand, we have added an extra one-day acting workshop for younger kids on Wednesday March 17. This workshop is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling. This is one day of fun that will immerse students in the magic of theatre!

Wednesday March 17 from 1:00-4:00pm

  • Ages: 6-10
  • Cost for 1 day: $20 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. A limited number of spaces are also available at no cost.
  • REQUIRED to bring: A snack and beverage.
  • Workshop will take place at King’s Theatre .

Deadline to sign up: March 15.

 

About the instructor: MICHA CROMWELL is an actor who started acting at the age of seven with Young Company Productions in Annapolis Royal. She is a Merritt Award nominee for an Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role. Micha has performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, as part of the award-winning productions Chasing Champions (Ship’s Company Theatre) and The West Woods (Mulgrave Road Theatre). She has worked on various CBC productions including Diggstown, Mr.D and Studio Black. She will bring her expertise to the workshop and help its participants learn the tools of the trade.

 

 

 

 

Mar
18
Thu
ACTING WORKSHOP with Micha Cromwell: Day One
Mar 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

SOLD OUT!

This two-day workshop (March 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling. Two days of fun that will immerse students in the magic of theatre!

  • Ages: 10-16
  • Cost for 2 days: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. A limited number of spaces are also available at no cost.
  • REQUIRED to bring: A brown bag lunch.
  • Workshops will take place at King’s Theatre .

Deadline to sign up: March 12.

 

About the instructor: MICHA CROMWELL is an actor who started acting at the age of seven with Young Company Productions in Annapolis Royal. She is a Merritt Award nominee for an Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role. Micha has performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, as part of the award-winning productions Chasing Champions (Ship’s Company Theatre) and The Westwoods (Mulgrave Road Theatre). She has worked on various CBC productions including Diggstown, Mr.D and Studio Black. She will bring her expertise to the workshop and help its participants learn the tools of the trade.

 

 

 

Workshop outline: Day 1

Thursday March 18, 11am – 4pm at King’s Theatre

  • Meet and greet
  • Skill building games
  • Warm up: vocal and body
  • Acting exercises: basic stage directions/terms, blocking, projecting voice, listening, giving focus, mirroring exercise, scene partner work, character building, scene work
  • Q&A session

Workshop outline: Day 2

Friday March 19, 11am – 4pm at King’s Theatre

  • Skill building games
  • Warm up
  • Acting exercises
  • Small groups will build own scenes
  • Rehearsal period
  • Scene showcase
Mar
19
Fri
ACTING WORKSHOP with Micha Cromwell: Day Two
Mar 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

SOLD OUT!

This two-day workshop (March 18 & 19) is a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling. Two days of fun that will immerse students in the magic of theatre!

  • Ages: 10-16
  • Cost for 2 days: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. A limited number of spaces are also available at no cost.
  • REQUIRED to bring: A brown bag lunch.
  • Workshops will take place at King’s Theatre .
  • Deadline to sign up: March 12.

 

About the instructor: MICHA CROMWELL is an actor who started acting at the age of seven with Young Company Productions in Annapolis Royal. She is a Merritt Award nominee for an Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role. Micha has performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, as part of the award-winning productions Chasing Champions (Ship’s Company Theatre) and The Westwoods (Mulgrave Road Theatre). She has worked on various CBC productions including Diggstown, Mr.D and Studio Black. She will bring her expertise to the workshop and help its participants learn the tools of the trade.

 

 

 

Workshop outline: Day 1

Thursday March 18, 11am – 4pm at King’s Theatre

  • Meet and greet
  • Skill building games
  • Warm up: vocal and body
  • Acting exercises: basic stage directions/terms, blocking, projecting voice, listening, giving focus, mirroring exercise, scene partner work, character building, scene work
  • Q&A session

Workshop outline: Day 2

Friday March 19, 11am – 4pm at King’s Theatre

  • Skill building games
  • Warm up
  • Acting exercises
  • Small groups will build own scenes
  • Rehearsal period
  • Scene showcase
Apr
14
Wed
ACTING WORKSHOPS with Micha Cromwell: Ages 10-13
Apr 14 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

LIMITED TO 10 STUDENTS

This three-part workshop will take place at King’s Theatre from 3:30pm-5:30pm on April 14, 15 & 16.

REGISTER HERE

In three afternoon workshops that will immerse students in the magic of theatre, it’s a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling.

  • Ages: 10-13
  • Cost for 3 afternoons: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. A limited number of spaces are also available at no cost.
  • Bring: Any beverages or snacks needed.
  • Workshops will take place at King’s Theatre .

Deadline to sign up: April 12.

 

About the instructor: MICHA CROMWELL is an actor who started acting at the age of seven with Young Company Productions in Annapolis Royal. She is a Merritt Award nominee for an Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role. Micha has performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, as part of the award-winning productions Chasing Champions (Ship’s Company Theatre) and The Westwoods (Mulgrave Road Theatre). She has worked on various CBC productions including Diggstown, Mr.D and Studio Black. She will bring her expertise to the workshop and help its participants learn the tools of the trade.

 

 

 

Apr
28
Wed
ACTING WORKSHOPS with Micha Cromwell: Ages 14-17
Apr 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

LIMITED TO 10 STUDENTS

This three-part workshop will take place at King’s Theatre from 3:30pm-5:30pm on April 28, 29 & 30.

REGISTER HERE

In three afternoon workshops that will immerse students in the magic of theatre, it’s a wonderful opportunity for youth to explore their creativity through acting exercises, games, character building and storytelling.

  • Ages: 14-17
  • Cost for 3 afternoons: $40 (plus HST & ticketing fees)
  • King’s Theatre aims to ensure no one is excluded due to cost. A limited number of spaces are also available at no cost.
  • Bring: Any beverages or snacks needed.
  • Workshops will take place at King’s Theatre .

Deadline to sign up: April 26.

 

About the instructor: MICHA CROMWELL is an actor who started acting at the age of seven with Young Company Productions in Annapolis Royal. She is a Merritt Award nominee for an Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role. Micha has performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, as part of the award-winning productions Chasing Champions (Ship’s Company Theatre) and The Westwoods (Mulgrave Road Theatre). She has worked on various CBC productions including Diggstown, Mr.D and Studio Black. She will bring her expertise to the workshop and help its participants learn the tools of the trade.

 

 

 

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