As part of our desire to make all of our classes as accessible as possible, the Conservatory has moved to using a hybrid virtual/in-person platform for Speech Arts Theory. These courses will now be offered with a live, interactive, in-person class together with online options for students who require additional flexibility with their schedule. Theoretical studies are most relevant when there is a clear connection to practical work and this is an important principle of our approach. Students engage in their studies through reading, research and discussion, carefully designed homework assignments and mock examinations. They gain insight and understanding for their practical performance work and the enriched study of literature and drama serves them well in academic studies in both high school and university.
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VSPE STTL3 - 91422 - Speech Theory Tech Level 3
Group Classes (Conservatory)
AMRC, LMRC, ARCT, BFA
Susan Duska has wide experience in all areas of theatre, performance, vocal coaching and teaching.
She is on faculty at the Mount Royal University Conservatory and maintains a busy schedule teaching private and group lessons, as well as theory classes and adjudicating across the country. In addition, she coordinates Presentation MRC, a non-competitive speech festival for Calgary speech students.
Most recently, she has become an Artist Educator with Learning Through the Arts - an international program through the Royal Conservatory of Music - using speech and drama to teach curriculum in Calgary schools.
She holds a B.F.A. in Drama from the University of Calgary, is an Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Toronto as well as an Associate and Licentiate of the Mount Royal University Conservatory.
Private Lesson Rate: $89.00 per hour.
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