AMAZI'YA – Bringing characters to life!

Virtual workshop with Jacqui Du Toit
Jacqui Du Toit © Merritt Decloux
Jacqui Du Toit © Merritt Decloux
Jacqui Du Toit
Theatre Workshops


Ages 8+

This 60-minute workshop is completely dedicated to bringing out the laughter, the silly, the fun and the Amazing creation in developing characters for the stage, narrative or even film. We will dive into the art and techniques used to create voice, movement, emotion and personality for character development while having a whole lot of fun. This is an interactive workshop with a showcase element that will leave you AMAZING all those around you (including you!)

Offered in English only

Grade level: Grade 4-8

Duration: 60 minutes

Workshop capacity: One class (up to 30 students)

Format: Virtual Workshop

Curriculum Connections: The Arts (Drama); English (Oral Communication, Reading, Writing); Cross-curricular

Learn more about the artists

Learning and engagement at Canada’s National Arts Centre is made possible through the support of many generous individuals and organizations from across the country. The Music Alive Program is made possible thanks to the leadership support of National Partner, The Azrieli Foundation, and Major Supporters, The Slaight Family Foundation and TD Bank Group. Thank you also to Grant and Alice Burton, Canada Life, A Donor-Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Ottawa, Friends of the NAC Orchestra, Donors to the NAC Foundation's Future Fund, The Janice and Earle O’Born Fund for Artistic Excellence, and the donors and sponsors of the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust, the primary resource for youth and education funding at the National Arts Centre.