Barbed Choir

June 30, July 21, August 18 | 7pm - 8:30pm | Free to Attend
Do you love to sing? Do you love meeting new people? Do you like all types of rock music, new and old? Come out and sing with Barbed Choir! We’re Whistler’s rock choir. Meetings are drop-in, no registration or experience necessary. 

Facebook page for updates:  facebook.com/groups/barbedchoir/


Spring Music programs 2022

 This Into the Groove Music Camp is now full. To be placed on our waiting list, please email thepointinfo@gmail.com

ADULT PROGRAMS

Kids Improv Acting Camps with Ira Pettle
Join Whistler kids entertainer and performance coach Ira Pettle for a week of Improv Acting at The Point. In addition to the fun, participants will build confidence, enhance communication and listening skills and exercise creativity!

This camp is now full. Please email thepointinfo@gmail.com to be placed on the waiting list.

Options

August 22-26, 2022, 9am-3pm (ages 6-8)

Early bird to May 15 $350/ After $400

NEW! ONE-DAY INTO THE GROOVE MUSIC CAMP - AUGUST 22
Following two sold-out five-day music camps, instructor Papa Josh Suhrheinrich has added a one-day camp on Saturday, August 22.  Young instrumentalists and vocalists will collaborate on new songs, styles, skills, on The Point stage with professional sound. Ages 8 – teens, limited to 8 participants

Saturday, August 22, 10am-4pm | $120

$100 for previous campers this summer

children's expressive arts camp with aude ray

August 12 – 16 | 9am-3pm | Ages 8 & up  
* Please note date change

Multi-talented artist Aude Ray immerses young aspiring artists in everything from music and theatre creation to drawing, painting, set-building and more! 

(Upon registration please email thepointinfo@gmail.com with child's name and age)

Music Classes for Youth and Adults with Papa Josh Suhrheinrich

This camp is now full. Please email thepointinfo@gmail.com to be placed on the waiting list.

6:30PM Adult Beginner GuitarCollective

(60 minute sessions, 6:30PM, $175)

Learn to play classic, beginner friendly songs with expert instruction.

Please email child's name, age and instrument(s) to thepointinfo@gmail.com

Making Art with Nature Camp

August 17-20, 2021

Afternoons 1-4pm, Ages 9-13

2019 PROGRAMS

August 16-19, 2022
12:30-3:30PM (9-13 years)

Early bird to May 15 $175/ After $200

Registration for Summer Theatre, Music and Art Campsopens April 4, 2022  

July 25-29, 2022, 9am-3pm (ages 10+)

Early bird to May 15 $350/ After $400

INTO THE GROOVE SATURDAY BAND PROGRAM

Saturdays, April 23 - May 28 (6 x 75-minute sessions, $200)
5PM, Ages 8+ (May expand to two groups at separate times)


Students form a band with other young musicians of similar ages and skill levels. Weekly rehearsals on a fully equipped stage with amplifiers, drum set, microphones, bass amp, piano/keyboards, and a professional sound system.

Students will learn to play in a band, and learn songs to perform for a

FINAL CONCERT!

 Please email child's name and age to thepointinfo@gmail.com

            kids improv & acting camp with ira pettle

The ABC's of Ha+Ha+Ha

Wednesday, August 3, 2-4pm at The Point

Registration for 2021 Music camps

Making Art with Nature

with Kassandra Turmel
Make beautiful works of art that are inspired by and made with nature!


In this 4 day art camp we will make natural ink & paint out of plant and earth pigments, explore eco-printing with plants & flowers, make beautiful art pieces, and work together on a group art project.


Limited to 8 participants.
Early Bird $150 to June 15, then $175


THREE SATURDAYS AT THE POINT – OCT. 17, 24 & NOV. 7 | 4-6 PM
Join expert instructor Papa Josh Suhrheinrich this fall at The Point with drums, amps, mics, pro sound and stage! Young instrumentalists and vocalists will collaborate on new songs, styles, and skills.

$60 per class | $150 for All three

July 11-15, 2022, 9am-3pm (Advanced Students 12+)

Early bird to May 15 $350/ After $400

The Point Artist-Run Centre is offering a variety of children's theatre, music and art camps in summer 2022. We will be closely following all provincial health orders and guidelines to provide a safe environment and to help combat the spread of Covid-19. Have a great safe summer!

 Please email child's name and age to thepointinfo@gmail.com

To inquire about tuition assistance for summer camps please email thepointinfo@gmail.com

Into the Groove Music Camp July 19-23, 2021 9am-3pm  (Intermediate to Advanced)


July 29 – August 2, 2019 (9am-3pm)

Early bird rate $300 until June 17 | Ages 6-12.

Join Whistler kids entertainer Ira Pettle for a week of improv and acting on the shores of beautiful Alta Lake! In addition to the fun, participants will build confidence, enhance communication and listening skills, exercise creativity and team-based play, with a performance on the final day of camp!

Kids Improv and Acting Camp is now full. There is still space available in Children's Expressive Arts Camp. Registration below.

Making Art with Nature with Kassandra Turmel

Make beautiful works of art inspired by and made with nature!
In this 4 day art camp we will work with different mediums, art techniques & art styles, learn about famous artists and their lives and work, and even make our own natural ink out of flowers and plants. We will work with nature to create our own masterpieces!

Registration for 2021 ART camps

July 4-8, 2022, 9am-3pm (ages 8-10)

Early bird to May 15 $350/ After $400

Songwriting with Aude Ray

August 13 & 15 | 7pm - 9:30pm
$30 for each workshop or $50 for both.

Singer-songwriter Aude Ray returns to Whistler and The Point Artist-Run Centre for two songwriting workshops on August 13 and August 15 from 7-9:30pm.  Aude Ray will share her favourite techniques and provide participants with the tools to write and compose their own songs.

 Improv & Acting Camp is now full. To be placed on our waiting list, please email thepointinfo@gmail.com

Kids Filmmaking Camp

August 9-13, 2021 9am-3pm

Ages 10-14

Making Art with Nature Camp

August 17-20, 2021

Mornings 9am-12pm, Ages 5-8

Dates

Into the Groove Music Camp July 12-16, 2021 9am-3pm  (All Levels)

Into the Groove Music Camp with Papa Josh
A fun, active way for students of any instrument to play in a band, develop their sense of rhythm and deepen their understanding of music. From rock to swing, funk, hip-hop and more with acclaimed musician and instructor Papa Josh Suhrheinrich.
Ages 8 - teens, limited to 8 participants.  Early Bird $300 to June 15, then $350

August 16-19, 2022
9AM-12PM (5-8 years)

Early bird to May 15 $175/ After $200

flag stop Teen acting mentorship program with ira pettle

Wednesdays, July 3 - August 7, 2019 (7–9:30pm)  $250+GST

This teen acting intensive with performance coach and entertainer Ira Pettle will marry each participant with a monologue to be rehearsed and performed at the Flag Stop Festival on August 11. (6 Wednesdays followed by dress rehearsal and performances. Ages 13–17. (Upon registration please email thepointinfo@gmail.com with child's name and age)


WEDNESDAY BEGINNER GUITAR CLASSES

Wednesdays, April 27 - May 25 (5 Classes)


5:30PM Youth Beginner Guitar

Ages 8+ (45 minute sessions, 5:30PM, $150)

Perfect for young guitar players with little, or no previous experience!

2020 PROGRAMS

The Point operates with gratitude and respect on the shared, unceded territory of the Squamish Nation and the Lil'wat Nation

Take this amazing workshop to learn to create your own stories, poems, or songs and have more fun with creativity!


Jacques brings his huge collection of DRAGONS and Dragon Books with him to inspire you to create your own amazing stories and inspire you to Dream bigger Dreams

Comedy and Creative Workshops with

Jaques Lalonde – Wednesday August 3, 2022

Dragons & the Creative Process - Kids Workshop

Wednesday, August 3, 12-1pm at The Point

July 18-22, 2022, 9am-3pm

(Beginner to Intermediate 8+)

Early bird to May 15 $350/ After $400

CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

Summer 2022 programs

 Filmmaking Camp is now full. To be placed on our waiting list, please email thepointinfo@gmail.com

 The morning art camp is now full. To be placed on our waiting list, please email thepointinfo@gmail.com

Kids Creative Music Camp with Aude Ray

Learn to play different instruments, sing with others, create songs and theatre plays with music, and perform! Aude Ray's acclaimed Expressive Arts Camp adapted for young musicians and artists.

Kids Improv & Acting Camp

July 26-30, 2021 9am-3pm

Ages 7-10

into the groove music camp with

papa josh

July 15 – 19, 2019 (9am-3pm)

Early bird rate $300 until June 3, 2019 | Ages 8 & up.

A fun, active way for students of any instrument to play in a band, develop their sense of rhythm and deepen their understanding of music. From rock to swing, funk, hip-hop and more with acclaimed musician/instructor Papa Josh Suhrheinrich. (Upon registration please email thepointinfo@gmail.com with child's name, age and instrument(s) played).

The Point is dedicated to incubating artistic excellence in Whistler through arts education, affordable live/work space, and collaborative projects that engage the broad community.​

into the groove fall youth jam classes

Registration for 2021 theatre camps

Into the Groove Music Camps with Papa Josh
A fun, active way for students of any instrument to play in a band, develop their sense of rhythm and deepen their understanding of music. From rock to swing, funk, hip-hop and more with acclaimed musician and instructor Papa Josh Suhrheinrich.

Kids Improv Acting and Filmmaking Camps with Ira Pettle
Join Whistler kids entertainer and performance coach Ira Pettle for a week of Improv Acting or Filmmaking at The Point. In addition to the fun, participants will build confidence, enhance communication and listening skills and exercise creativity!

Limited to 8 participants.

Early Bird $300 to June 15, then $350

The Point Artist-Run Centre



Jacques will teach you how to write your own comedy and look at life in a much funnier way. You'll be the life of any party! You'll learn his 22 Principles of Comedy and how to apply them to write your own stand-up routines, do sketch comedy as well as write song parodies and do Improv.


Jacques brings his huge collection of DRAGONS and Dragon Books with him to inspire you to create your own amazing stories and inspire you to Dream bigger Dreams