Peek behind the curtain at Surrey Arts Centre

Class offers backstage pass.

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes to create the magic of theatre? See first-hand what happens in the backstage world. Surrey Arts Centre is offering Behind the Scenes: A Theatre Sampler beginning Oct. 11.

Class participants will use a script as a launch pad to sample different elements of backstage theatre production. Lively presentations delve into directing, set design, costume design, stage management and lighting design. Professional theatre practitioners, including Yulia Shtern and Stephen Drover, create the ultimate experience for people who love theatre and want to see behind the curtain.

Behind the Scenes: A Theatre Sampler takes place on six Tuesdays from 7-9:15 p.m. at a cost of $125. Register, either online at www.surrey.ca/register or by phone at 604-501-5100.

Early registration is encouraged as minimum class size must be reached one week prior to the start date.

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