March Break Program

March Break Program

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.

The program is free and in addition, we provide a $20 cash allowance per day to each participant for lunch and transportation costs.


Program Dates: Saturday March 11, Monday March 14-Friday March 17, 2017, 11am-5pm

The application deadline for March Break 2017 has now passed.

Curtain Up

Curtain Up

The Curtain Up program is a series of theatre workshops, each focusing on different theatre disciplines, including playwriting, music in theatre, and collective theatre creation. Choose to apply to one session or all!

The program is free and in addition, we provide a $20 cash allowance per day to each participant for lunch and transportation costs.


Winter/Spring Program Dates: Saturday February 25 and Saturday, March 4 from 10am-5pm and Saturday, April 1 from 4pm-9pm


The application deadline for Winter/Spring 2017 has now passed.

Curtain Up is generously supported by

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City Youth Academy

City Youth Academy

This five-week intensive program will offer ten young people (ages 16-19) from across Toronto performance training led by Soulpepper Artists. Following the model of the Soulpepper Academy, these young artists will be given five paid weeks of rigorous performance skills training and artistic development as integrated members of the company. Projects will include scene study and devised creation, with training in movement, voice, ensemble, writing, rehearsal and performance. Each City Youth Academy Artist will also be paired with an Artist Mentor from the Soulpepper artistic ensemble. This program is designed to inspire personal creativity, artistic discipline, and support young artists in the development of their own artistic practice.

The program is free and each participant will receive $399/week.


Application Deadline for the 2017 City Youth Academy has now passed.

Program Dates: July 24- August 25, 2017 (Monday-Friday 10am-5pm)

The Soulpepper City Youth Academy is generously supported by Scotiabank with additional support from R. Howard Webster Foundation.

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