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CURTAIN UP FALL PROGRAMMING 

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PROGRAM DETAILS:

We are looking for participants for Soulpepper’s Online Curtain Up program who:

  • Are between the ages of 7-13
  • Are interested in exploring the performing arts on a virtual platform
  • Want to participate in hands-on workshops with Soulpepper Artist Educators & artists from Bad Hats Theatre
  • No theatre/performance experience necessary!

We strongly encourage participation from youth whose identities intersect with, but are not limited to: BIPOC, 2SLGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, mad, and/or newcomer. If you need assistance or require accommodation during the workshops, we will work with you to address your needs. Information related to accommodations will be confidential.

PROGRAM COST:

FREE! There is no cost to participate in these workshops!

PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

Workshop #1: Storytelling and Structure on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 4-5pm EDT
Instructor: Matt Pilipiak; suggested ages 7-10
What makes a story exciting? Find out where to begin when you’re beginning.

Workshop #2: Physicality and Character on Thursday, October 21 from 4-5pm EDT
Instructor: Jacob MacInnis; suggested ages 10-13
Explore how unique characteristics manifest in the body and learn how to bring them on stage with confidence!

Workshop #3: Songwriting and Reimagining on Tuesday, October 26 from 4-5pm EDT
Instructor: Landon Doak; suggested ages 10-13
Bring that tune in your head to life! Not a musician? Not a problem!

Workshop #4: Props and Puppets on Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 4-5pm EDT
Instructor: Fiona Sauder; suggested ages 7-10
Explore DIY theatrics at home. Turn the ordinary into the extraordinary!

APpLICATION DEADLINE:

Sunday, October 17, 2021

 

PROGRAM DETAILS:

We are looking for applicants for Soulpepper’s Curtain Up program who:

  • Are between the ages of 14-20
  • Are interested in exploring the craft of playwriting with a small group
  • Are available to participate in a mix of virtual workshops and in-person workshops at Soulpepper in Toronto
  • No theatre/performance experience necessary!
Please Note: A maximum of 10 applicants will be selected to participate in these workshops.

We strongly encourage applications from youth whose identities intersect with, but are not limited to: BIPOC, 2SLGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, mad, and/or newcomer. If you need assistance or require accommodation during the workshops, we will work with you to address your needs. Information related to accommodations will be confidential.

PROGRAM COST:

FREE! There is no cost to apply or participate in these workshops

PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

Workshop #1 (virtual): November 6, 2021 from 1-3pm EDT

Workshop #2 (virtual): November 13, 2021 from 1-3pm EDT

Workshop #3 (virtual): November 20, 2021 from 1-3pm EDT

Workshop #4 (in-person): November 27, 2021 from 10am-5pm EDT

All playwrighting workshops will be led by Paula Wing. Attendance at all four workshops will be required. The final in-person workshop will take place at Soulpepper Theatre located at 50 Tank House Lane, Toronto, ON, M5A3C4

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Sunday, October 17, 2021

 

If you have questions or would like to submit your application by email, please contact Breanne Tice, Education Assistant at breanne.tice@soulpepper.ca.


The Junior Workshops are developped in partnership with Bad Hats Theatre. 


This program is generously supported by Canada Life. Public Support: Ontario Arts Council, Toronto Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts.


REBROADCAST: CURTAIN UP WORKSHOPS

Soulpepper is excited to about the series of virtual theatre workshops that you can do from the comfort of your own home! Take a moment to dig into the incredible Curtain Up workshops below with artist educators Paula Wing (Sr. Workshop), Augusto Bitter (Sr. Workshop), Jennifer Villaverde (Jr. Workshop) Breanne Tice (Jr. Workshop), and Kevin Chiao (Sr. Workshop). 

 


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If you have questions please contact Soulpepper's education department at education@soulpepper.ca.