Private Instruction rates: $79.00 per hour, $39.50 per half hour
Arlene brings more than 30 years of stage experience to her new role as Speech Arts & Drama Instructor on the teaching faculty at Mount Royal University Conservatory. A native of Northern Ireland, Arlene has been studying Speech Arts and Drama since the age of 14. Throughout the years, not only has she won numerous speech and drama awards, but also continues to be an active theatre performer.
Arlene holds an Associate & Licentiate diploma in Speech Arts and Drama from Trinity College London and while operating her private drama school, she adjudicated at The Kelowna Kiwanis Music Festival and directed for a local theatre company.
Now living in Calgary, Arlene has also had the recent pleasure of working with Autism Calgary and the Autism/Asperger's Friendship Society teaching drama and social skills to a variety of enthusiastic students on the Autism spectrum. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to pass along her knowledge and skills to students in the Mount Royal University Conservatory program where she will be teaching private lessons as well as teaching group classes.