Foote Theatre School

We have a class for YOU!

The Foote Theatre School (FTS) is the oldest and largest theatre school in Edmonton. Since 1966, we have provided year-round classes for all ages and experience levels, teaching physical, technical, and creative skills in both acting and musical theatre. More than 1,000 students annually are taught by our faculty of 25 local theatre professionals. We offer the largest theatre education program in Edmonton and one of the largest in Canada.

  • Classes are on sale now!
    Contact the Box Office to register at 780.425.1820


AGES: Grades 1-6
DATES: Thursday & Friday, February 27 & 28
TIME: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
PRICE: $75/day

Spend the day(s) in mini-camps. Learn about different areas of theatre in fun ways with a bunch of amazing instructors. Each day is different, so sign up for both!

Important Information

Payment, Registration and Cancellation Policies

Full payment must be made at the time of registration. Please contact the Box Office for details. Registration is available by phone, mail, or fax. Cancellations up to 7 days before the first class will receive a refund of the course price, minus a $50 processing fee. No refunds available after that time.  Please note that there is a $25 processing fee to transfer from one class to another if within 7 days prior to the start of the class.  Foote Theatre School (FTS) reserves the right to cancel any class with insufficient enrolment. In that event, we will try to place the student in another FTS class or a full refund will be provided.

Please note that there are no classes on statutory holidays: Monday, October 14 (Thanksgiving); Monday, November 11 (Remembrance Day); and Monday, February 17 (Family Day). In addition we will be closed Thanksgiving weekend (Saturday and Sunday, October 12 and 13).

Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Once a class is full, registrants will be placed on a waiting list in the order they are received.

All Theatre School classes are age specific. Any exceptions to age limits or applications procedures must be approved by the Director of Education and Outreach.

Please Consider a Donation

The support that we get from people like you, who are committed to arts education, is crucial to ensuring that the Foote Theatre School will be able to provide scholarships for students in need of financial aid. You will also receive a tax receipt for your donation (contact the Box Office directly for receipts).

The Citadel Theatre hopes to raise $10,000 from this campaign through generous donations from individuals. Funds raised are used to fund the Foote Theatre School scholarship program. The estimated cost associated with this campaign is 5%. If you have any questions, please contact Sydney Stuart at 780.428.2142 or

Privacy Policy

During the course of our various activities, any personal information we gather is kept in confidence and any use of or other dealing with this information it subject to consent. The Citadel Theatre does not share, trade or sell personal information. Questions, concerns or complaints relating to the Citadel Theatre’s privacy policy or the treatment of personal information should be emailed to

PLEASE NOTE: Course times, content, instructors, etc. are subject to change.

For more info, email Diana at, or call 780.428.2120.