Ottawa acting classes for all levels and areas of interest

Act Ottawa offers the most practical and supportive acting classes in the Nation's Capital. Taught by some of Ottawa's most experienced teachers, Act Ottawa provides performing arts classes of all levels and interests. Whether you simply want to try something new or you're interested in acting, as a hobby or profession, learn how to act from people who are doing it.
Who knows where it will lead! 


Which acting class interests you?

GNAG & Act Ottawa

Act Ottawa is the performing arts wing of the Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group (GNAG). Managed by a team of professional actors and directors, these Ottawa acting classes are held either at the Glebe Community Centre or the new GNAG Studio. To learn more about GNAG at the classes offered, please visit HERE

Kanata Studio 

Looking for acting classes in Kanata? The newly opened Kanata Acting Studio has classes for adult and youth in the evenings and on weekends. Check out the Kanata Acting Studio for more information.

Musical Theatre for ages 10 - 15

What performer doesn't want to hear the word ENCORE! after a song? With our brand new Saturday afternoon musical theatre course with veteran Orpheus actor and director Shaun Toohey, students learn to work on solo and group numbers and explore their talents while also making new friends building confidence and being creative. MORE

Acting for Beginners

Not everyone who takes acting classes is interested in becoming an actor; many take these classes to have fun, build confidence, meet people and step outside of their comfort zone. For those who are interested in pursuing a career in acting, then these classes are a perfect way to kick start it! and get things rolling. Who knows where it might lead? MORE

Health & Safety during Covid

To register for a course, participants must be fully (double) vaccinated. Social distancing and sanitization will be in place. Masks may be optional during some acting exercises and scene work but must be worn entering the building, in the halls and otherwise.