Arts workshops for all ages.

Whatever your age and wherever you live, if you enjoy literary, visual or performing arts, Centauri has a program for you.


Arts Classes,

The Centauri Arts Academy offers classes in Film, Acting, Creative Writing, Fine Art, Photography and Digital Art for ages 9-18. Choose virtual arts classes or arts courses in our Toronto studio.

“Centauri Arts Academy is a wonderful place for young people to grow. There’s a variety of courses and the teachers are all responsible and professional. Centauri Arts Academy is fantastic.” – Dan, student

English Tutoring
& Enrichment

English Tutoring Class

Catch up and reach ahead in writing and reading skills! Our English tutoring program offers small-group classes and an engaging curriculum to promote writing skills and a love of literature. Ages 9-19+

“I can hardly believe all you’ve managed to cover, as well as the richness and breadth of the material. My son enjoys your class greatly and his writing has improved. What a great investment this is.”  Christine, parent

Creative Writing Retreats in Costa Rica and Mexico

luna-nueva-writing retreat

Our week-long holidays for writers of all levels offer the perfect combination of technique, inspiration and sightseeing. Choose from a boutique hotel in the cultural city of Merida, Mexico, or an eco-lodge in magical Costa Rican rainforest.

“This is a magical place. The entire experience melded together in an enchanting way: the beautiful rain forest, the group members, Julie’s writing workshops and the lodge all contributed to an unforgettable week. Accessible for every level of writer.” – Audrey, participant

Arts Camps
for ages 8 to 18


Young Film-Makers

Join us in the school holidays for acting classes, fine art camps, creative writing classes, digital art and more,  Exceptional arts camps, an inspiring faculty and a chance to get creative in the school holidays!

“The program directors are so knowledgeable in the arts. You have an awesome time improving as an actor or writer or whatever you love to do.”- Camper

Arts Workshops in Schools, plus SHSM Training Programs

Choose from 20+ workshops, offered virtually and in-person by our professional arts instructors. We work with schools, libraries, community centres and regularly offer SHSM training programs and sector-partnered experiences for SHSM students in the Arts and Culture Sector.

“Your instructor was really great. The activities were extremely relevant, engaging and well-paced.  He offered excellent examples and gave meaningful feedback. We really enjoyed this experience, and the students gained much from your training!” SHSM Lead.

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