Acting Fundamentals

These sessions are designed for actors who have little to no formal acting background but have the desire to learn and understand technique. The sessions cover what is needed to become a successful actor, the building blocks that provide opportunity and how to apply the techniques.

These sessions are open to anyone who wants to try their hand at acting, as well as those who may already have a little experience but have no practical training. Students will learn to develop their Listening Skills, Body Language, Interaction and Improv Skills, while acting scenes in the moment. Using material from theatre, film or television, Acting Fundamentals offers the opportunity to learn:

  • How to Be Present In A Scene
  • How to Analyse A Script
  • What Are Your Objectives And How To Identify Them
  • How Actions & Tactics connect you with your partner in a scene, or to the scene itself

Acting Fundamentals is offered as private one to one (online during covid ) small groups of 8 to 10 students (currently unavailable) Space is limited and demand high for these sessions.

All sessions must be booked and prepaid in advance
ONLINE available only at this time. Please note at time of booking.

Blocks of 4 sessions must be booked and paid in advance $80 US 1 hr x 4 = $320 US

Private Acting Coaching

Private coaching with  me, Seika Groves enables you to receive one-on-one personalized guidance tailored to your specific needs as an actor. The attention and focus will be on ‘you’.

One on one coaching provides you with the opportunity to work exclusively within the areas you need to improve. This may be removing emotional blocks and repressed energy or personal obstacles in or outside of your acting work. If you need more work on overcoming anxiety in the audition process etc…

These acting classes are coached by me personally!

I have a background in Accessing Archetypes, Movement, Relaxation and Focusing Techniques, as well  working with Energetic and Emotional Modalities to get to the root of any creative or emotional block or resistance.  I will teach you to find your best self and be present in the creative process.

These sessions are on-going and package rates are available.
Currently available ONLINE only due to covid via Zoom or Skype.
Please make sure your preference is checked off in the contact form.

Blocks of 4 sessions must be booked and paid in advance $100 US 1 hr x 4 = $400 US

Improv Training

Learn what makes the art of Improvisation so vital to an actor. Whether stage or screen, learning to improvise will make you a better, more well-rounded actor; ready for ANY situation that may arise!

Not all Improv is fun and games but it helps – these sessions teach the student how to use what happens in the moment to their advantage. Improv fundamentals, like those taught at Second City, teach the basics of storytelling, reaction, confidence, timing and using your brain at all times when reacting in the moment. Improv is fun for everyone, not just actors!

All sessions must be booked and prepaid in advance
Currently available ONLINE only due to covid via Zoom or Skype.

Blocks of 4 sessions must be booked and paid in advance $80 US 1 hr x 4 = $320 US

Children’s Acting Classes 

Dedicated to providing the highest quality of drama training to young people in a fun and nurturing environment. Taught by leading drama educator Seika Groves the innovative and contemporary curriculum aims to enrich the hearts and minds of today’s youth by providing them creative opportunities that aid in the development of self-awareness, critical thinking, team building and personal growth. Children grow and thrive when given the best performing arts experience. From drama workshops to writing, rehearsal and production children will experience the joy of performing!

Customized programming, workshops and drama camps available in Canada, the U.K and China. Please enquire for details

Port Colborne:

City of Port Colborne Kids Summer Drama Camp or Jr. Drama Camp

Each session is age based and runs for one week per age group. Kids will have the opportunity to learn theatre games and acting techniques based on their age group and also take part in writing, rehearsing and acting in their very own one act play!

Jr. Drama Camp
Ages: 5 – 8

Drama Camp
Ages: 9 – 13

All children’s in person programming has been suspended due to covid. Please watch for updates.

City of Port Colborne 2020 Registration:  Link will be posted when Spring/Summer Leisure Guide is available (Payment to the City with Credit Card, Debit Card)

** Please bring a peanut free lunch, snacks and a drink. No cellphone use during class.