This could be your butterfly moment.

- Topaz

Please choose from our list of classes and workshops currently being offered. May the next few months be a period of magnificent transformation.


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Theatre Classes with Theatre Projects Manitoba

Teachers: Andraea Sartison and Ardith Boxall

Tuesdays, September 12th, 19th, October 3rd, 10th, 17th

Youth- Ages 8-12.   Time: 6-6:50pm
Teen - Ages 13-17.   Time: 7-8 pm
Adult -Ages 18-100+.Time: 6-8 pm

Adult class description: Theatre Projects Manitoba offers a five week series of theatre workshops designed to meet the needs and interests of adults of all ages and aspirations. These interactive and intensive sessions will address a variety of theatre-related topics such as acting, storytelling, character development, voice, movement and playwriting. Discover the magic of theatre in a supportive, social, and non-threatening environment. Students are exposed to a wide range of games, exercises, and experiences that are tailored to any skill level. This fun and explorative program will provide you with new skills that will extend into all aspects of your life.

Youth class description:
Theatre Projects Manitoba offers five classes introducing youth, ages 8-12, to theatre through a series of fun games that stretch the imagination! Learn what acting is all about. Discover the magic of performance through improvisation, storytelling, mime, character development, and using simple props and costumes. A perfect introductory class for the budding star, or anyone interested in learning something new and acting with new friends. This class emphasizes fun, cooperation, team work and is hosted in a safe environment that seeks to bring out the best in all participants.

Teen class description:
Theatre Projects Manitoba invites teens (ages 13-17) to join a five week theatre workshop- the perfect initiation to the world of theatre. This action packed class introduces students to acting and theatre practice through a series of skill-building workshops including improvisation, storytelling, vocal training, physical theatre and creating your own work. The benefits of this class include exploring the power of story, boosting confidence, cooperation and team work, community building, and imagination.

$40 for youth and teen classes with a Cocoon Builder Card
$90 for adult classes with a Cocoon Builder Card
$50 for youth and teen classes without a Cocoon Builder Card
$90 for adult classes without a Cocoon Builder Card

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Guitar Lessons

Teacher: Aaron Busuttil

Day: Wednesdays throughout the year from September through April.

Time: Half hour and hour lessons available between 6-9 pm on Wednesdays.

Class Description: Always wanted to play guitar? Get started as a beginner or bring your skills to the next level. Lessons available in classical, acoustic, base, and electric guitar. Learn to play your favourite songs! Classes are fun and can be highly-individualized to suit your style and needs. Our patient teacher is passionate about guitar and wants you to love music! 

$15 for half hour lesson with a Cocoon Builder Card
$30 for hour lesson with a Cocoon Builder Card
$20 for half hour lesson without a Cocoon Builder Card
$40 for hour lesson without a Cocoon Builder Card

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Intermediate Rise and Shine Yoga Flow

Teacher: Stephanie Sigurdson 

Session 1- Friday's, September 22nd-October 27th
Session 2 - Friday's, November 10th-December 15th

Time: 6-7 am

Class description: Rise and Shine with intermediate yoga! All ages are welcome but this course is best suited to those who have at least some previous yoga experience. This invigorating Flow will help you leave the worries of the week behind and jump into your weekend with energy and enthusiasm!

$60 per session with Cocoon Builder Card
$80 per session without Cocoon Builder Card
$12 drop-in rate with Cocoon Builder Card
$15 drop-in rate without Cocoon Builder Card 

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Scrapbook Club

Facilitator: Rachel Plett

Day: Monday

Dates: One Monday per month from September through August. September 11th, October 23rd, November 20th, December 11th, January 29th, February 9th, March 12th, April 9th, May 14th, June 11th, July 9th, August 13th.

Time: 7-9 pm

Class Description: Bring your scrapbook or laptop for digital scrapbooking and come enjoy an evening of scrapbooking with friends! All forms of scrapbooking are welcome. Enjoy all the space you need and two hours of time to focus on your scrapbook. This monthly club meeting will help you stay up date on organizing your favourite photos. Everyone shares tools and ideas but please bring your own consumables (such as stickers and papers). 

$60 with a Cocoon Builder Card or $5 drop-in fee with a Cocoon Builder Card
$10 drop-in fee per class without a Cocoon Builder Card

 

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Soft Sayings Card Making Classes

Teacher: Rachel Plett

Day: Mondays

Dates: October 16th, 30th. November 13th, 27th. December 4th, 18th. January 8th, 22nd. February 5th.

Time: 6-7 pm

Class Description: In this 9 week card making class you will make 20 handmade cards (2 per week). This class is a perfect beginner level course. If you have always wanted to make handmade cards but weren’t sure you had the skills this course will give you an excellent introduction. Rachel’s step by step instructions make putting together these handmade cards a breeze! Proudly send out beautiful handmade cards to friends and family! All ages and skill levels welcome!

Minimum Students: 8 students

$120 with a Cocoon Builder Card
$130 without a Cocoon Builder Card

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Beginner Voice Lessons

Teacher: Brittany Galichon - Recording artist and vocal student

Day and times: Half hour lessons available several days and times Mondays-Thursdays. Lessons run from September through May (up to festival) or to June (for exams)

Maximum Students: 10

$15 for half hour lesson with a Cocoon Builder Card
$30 per hour with Cocoon Builder Card
$20 for a half hour lesson without a Cocoon Builder Card
$40 for an hour lesson without a Cocoon Builder Card

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Intermediate Strength and Flexibility Yoga

Teacher: Stephanie Sigurdson 

Session 1- Friday's, September 22nd-October 27th

Session 2 - Friday's, November 10th-December 15th

Time: 4-5pm

Class description: Improve your strength and flexibility with this invigorating class! All ages are welcome but this course lends itself best to gymnasts, dancers, and those who wish to challenge themselves and add a little more fire to their yoga practice. Classes may incorporate some acro yoga poses. 

$60 per session with Cocoon Builder Card
$80 per session without Cocoon Builder Card
$12 drop-in rate with Cocoon Builder Card
$15 drop-in rate without Cocoon Builder Card

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Handmade from the Heart Card Making Classes

Teacher: Rachel Plett

Day: 1 Monday per month October – June. No December.

Dates: October 2nd, November 6th, January 15th, February 12th, March 5th, April 2nd,May 7th, June 4th.

Time: 7-9 pm

Class Description: Imagine mailing out beautiful handmade cards for all your special occasions! In this exciting class you will make 6 handmade cards each month that center around a specific theme appropriate for the month ahead. Make Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine’s, Easter, Graduation, Birthday cards, Mother’s and Father’s Day cards, and more! Cost of supplies is included in registration fee. Ages 10 and up welcome (Should be able to work independently to some extent as some designs may be more complex).

Minimum Students: 6 students

$280 for the year with a Cocoon Builder Card or $40 monthly with a Cocoon Builder Card
$50 monthly without a Cocoon Builder Card

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Home Routes Concert Series

Description: The Creative Cocoon will be hosting the Home Routes Concert series in the area! Throughout the year we will be hosting 6 concerts featuring musicians from throughout Canada and the United States. Come enjoy a night out with great music! Bring a snack to share and enjoy coffee, tea,and great music in a coffee house setting. All funds go directly to the musicians.

September 30th – Miriam & Jeff, (artists from British Columbia)
October 26th – Paul & Trevor Mills (aritsts from Ontario)
November 26th –  Zachary Lucky, (Artist from Ontario)
February 13th – Tracy K & Jaime Steinhoff, (artists from Manitoba)
March 14th – Betse & Clarke , (Artists from Missuri)
April 19th – Dan Possumato & Jamie O’Brien (artists from Pennsylvania)

$100 for a season pass with a Cocoon Builder Card
$18 drop-in rate with a Cocoon Builder Card
$102 season pass without a Cocoon Builder Card and $20 drop-in rate without a Cocoon Builder Card