Professional Development Programs

Supporting artists by providing mentorship and training led by skilled instructors and experienced working professionals.

Professional Development Programs

About The GYM

Theatre Aquarius’ GYM is a program developed for professional performing artists, emerging artists, theatre students, and anyone interested in pursuing a career in the performing arts. Our mission is to support artists by providing regular mentorship and training led by skilled instructors and experienced working professionals. Our focus is to provide a creative space that is accessible and affordable to all artists in the community. Past sessions have included: play creation, audition technique, grant writing, self-producing, stage combat, musical theatre, text analysis, acting for the camera and playwriting. For more information please contact Luke Brown –  lbrown@theatreaquarius.org

Professional Development Programs

Playwright’s Unit

The Aquarius Playwright’s Unit was created to foster the development of Hamilton area writers. Meeting several times a month, each writer is required to choose one project that they wish to develop over the course of the year. Members of the Unit are invited to participate in a series of public readings called Script Happens.

The current members of the unit are:

  • Jessica Anderson
  • Peter Gruner
  • Michael Kras
  • Stephen Near
  • Ryan Sero
  • Kevin Somers

While admission to the Playwrights Unit is by invitation only, we welcome contact from interested playwrights and creators – lbrown@theatreaquarius.org

Professional Development Programs

The Junction

The Junction is a program designed for creator/performers from various forms of performance. Meeting monthly, the goal of the Junction is to provide a creative environment for artists to showcase their work and receive constructive feedback to help move them closer to production.

For more information please email lbrown@theatreaquarius.org with Junction in the subject line.

Junction Members:

  • Vicktoria Adam
  • Karen Ancheta
  • Laura Ellis
  • Rose Hopkins
  • Esther Huh
  • Rex Emerson Jackson
  • Adam Lemieux
  • Ryan Sero

Program, Artists, Dates and Prices Subject to Change.  All Sales Final.  No Refunds.

Theatre Aquarius is a not-for-profit registered charity dedicated to creating outstanding, accessible, live theatre that entertains, challenges, & educates.