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Free Youth Programs

Soulpepper offers FREE interactive theatre programs for 16-19 year olds throughout the year, including artist-led workshops, spring and summer intensives, and opportunities to engage with performances on our stages. Programs require an interest in theatre, but no experience or training is needed.


MARCH BREAK PROGRAM

MARCH BREAK PROGRAM

The March Break Program has been suspended in efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Participants have been contacted directly. If you have questions, please feel free to contact our education department at education@soulpepper.ca.

We are truly heartbroken at the loss of this program and thank all the youth who put so much effort into applying, and the staff and artists who planned an amazing week.


The March Break Program invites youth from across the GTA to work together with Soulpepper artists over six days of their March Break week to develop creative ideas and their performance skills. The program is for youth ages 16-19 who are interested in creative exploration and collaboration.

 


CURTAIN UP

CURTAIN UP

Participants attend a series of workshops led by professionals from a variety of theatrical disciplines. Included in the program is a ticket to attend a Mainstage Production or Concert to see the work in action. Apply to the session! The program is FREE and Soulpepper provides a $20 cash allowance per day to each participant for lunch and transportation costs.

THE APPLICATION FOR THE CURTAIN UP PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED. 

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CITY YOUTH ACADEMY

City Youth Academy

This six-week program offers ten young people (ages 16-19) from across Ontario performance training led by Soulpepper Artists. Participants engage in rigorous performance training and artistic development as integrated members of the company. Projects have included include: scene study; creation; training in movement, voice, ensemble, writing, and more. Each City Youth Academy Artist will be paired with a Soulpepper Mentor. This program is designed to inspire personal creativity, artistic discipline, and to support young artists in the development of their artistic practice.

The program is FREE and each participant receives $490/week.

Program Dates/Times: July 13, 2020 to August 21, 2020 (no session on August 3, 2020), Monday-Friday 10am-5pm. Participants must be able to attend all program days

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2020 CITY YOUTH ACADEMY ARE NOW OPEN

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ALUMNI PROGRAMMING

Alumni Programming

Education program Alumni remain connected and engaged with staff, artists, and administrators through ongoing programs, workshops, masterclasses and panels.

Alumni Programming will be announced soon.