Connecting Seniors

Let’s Get Connected!

Join us for workshops, drop-in classes and theatre outings beginning December 13th

Connecting Seniors Through Theatre

Theatre on the Ridge has been awarded funding through the federal government’s New Horizons for Seniors program to help seniors reconnect with their communities with a variety of theatre related activities, workshops and outings. Everyone age 55 and up is welcome.

Please join us! There is no cost to participate, and no experience is necessary!

Please read about the activities below, and then sign up at the bottom of the page. 

First Read Club:

Read plays, dig into text and gain insight into live theatre creative and production processes!

Join us for First Read Club on December 13th, 1-3 pm at the Anglican Church of the Ascension, 266 North St, Port Perry

This month’s play: a uniquely Canadian seasonal story to spark the festive spirit!

Our First Read Club invites you to the production table with Theatre on the Ridge artistic staff and artists to discover a new play each session. Each session will feature a new play to be read aloud followed by creative discussion and conversation.

Future First Read Club Dates:

Tuesday afternoons, 1 – 3:30 pm: January 10, February 7, March 7
Port Perry Church of the Ascension.

Tuesday evenings, 7 – 9:30 pm: January 24, February 21, March 28
Scugog Arts Space, 175B Queen St., Port Perry.

Audience 101 (Live Theatre)

Field trips to local live theatre productions with informal pre-show chats with production team members and follow-up discussions with Theatre on the Ridge artists and guests.

Rent – Sunday January 15th Matinee, Uxbridge.

Live From Port Perry Town Hall – February 5th. Matinee, Port Perry

Charlie Brown – Saturday February 18th, Matinee, Whitby

Proof – Sunday April 16th, Matinee, Ajax


Theatre and Production Skills Workshops

Available on a weekly drop-in basis: 

The Things I’ve Scene: Connecting Through Scene Study

TheatrePlay: Connecting Through Physical and Mental Theatre Warm-ups

Moving Well: Connecting through stretch & conditioning

Available on single half-days:

Sound Design

WordPlay: Connecting Through Playwriting

Scenery Painting

Dates and locations coming soon!

Space is limited. Please fill in the form below if you are interested in any of these activities and we will get back to you. You can email us at boxoffice@theatre3x60.ca with any questions or concerns. Thank you!


Connecting Seniors Through Theatre

Please check the drop-in program(s) you are interested in.
Please let us know the half-day workshops you are interest in.
Please tell us which Audience 101 Shows you would like to see. (Space is limited.)
Please let us know your age category(Required)