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Activities

Drama classes

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DRAMA CLASSES FOR CHILDREN IN PERSON

Play, have fun in French and discover the world of theatre!

Every Saturday morning, from September 2021 to June 2022, Eudes La Roche-Francoeur and Elisabeth Dorion-Soucy will be giving theatre classes for children in TfT’s studio. The classes are divided into three age groups and spread over three sessions:

Fall Session: September 25 to December 11, 2021
Winter Session: January 15 to April 9, 2022
Spring Session: April 23 to June 25, 2022

9:30 to 10:15 a.m.: Ages 5 to 7 (with Eudes La Roche-Francoeur)
10:30 to 11:45 a.m.: Ages 8 to 10 (with Eudes La Roche-Francoeur)
12:00 to 1:30 p.m.: Ages 11 to 13 (with Elisabeth Dorion-Soucy)

Session fees for ages 5 to 7: $226.99 (+ HST)
Session fees for ages 8 to 10: $226.99 (+ HST)
Session fees for ages 11 to 13: $298.71 (+ HST)

Studio address: 21 College Street, 6th floor. College Subway Station. For more information, please contact Hadrien Volle.

Biographies

Eudes La Roche-Francoeur

Originally from Quebec City, Eudes is an actor, singer and creator who graduated from the Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Program at Sheridan College. He has been working in French and English in Toronto since 2018.

As an actor, he appeared in Les Zinspirés: l’Age de Reason at Théâtre français de Toronto, a play that has won multiple Dora Mavor Moore awards including Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble. He has also appeared in the musical Trap Door written by Britta and Anika Johnson and Morris Panych, in Kiss Me, Kate and in If / Then (Sheridan Theatre).

His musical A Time of Future Tales was produced at the Hamilton Fringe Festival in the summer of 2019 and received critical acclaim, receiving Reviewer’s pick from View magazine and Top pick from BeyondJames blog. He is also the co-creator of the Why Can’t We All Be Nice to Each Other: A Brechtian Clown Cabaret, presented at the Buddies in Bad Times Theatre.

Eudes has been working as a theatre teacher with Théâtre français de Toronto since 2018. He has taught classes at multiple schools and daycares as well as several Toronto public libraries.

Elisabeth Dorion-Soucy

Originally from Quebec, Elisabeth began learning the performing arts at an early age. As a child, she was part of the Dina-Bélanger musicals in the Wizard of Oz in 2004 and Beauty and the Beast in 2006. Subsequently, she continued her artistic education participating in the Maîtrise des Petis Chanteurs de Québec in elementary school, then later in secondary school, which led her to perform in shows in Quebec and in Europe as well as to record several songs.

From 2014 to 2017, she appeared in several productions as part of the Quebec Opera Festival, notably in La plus belle fleur du jardin impérial, Arthur et Mascarade à Venise.

In 2018, Elisabeth completed a degree in Professional Music and Song Techniques at Campus Notre-Dame de Foy and obtained the EFP certification from Estill Voice Training. Subsequently, she continued her training in musical theatre by participating in a 4-week workshop at the New York Film Academy.

Passionate about expression and creative education, Elisabeth teaches voice and stage performance at Long & McQuade School in Quebec City from 2017 to 2019, as well as privately in her own studio.

She moved to Toronto in January 2020 where she continued her artistic career and is also working on the creation of original music, to be released soon.

Elisabeth is very happy to be part of the Théâtre Français de Toronto team!