Vancouver has a rich and diverse independent performing-arts community known internationally for its innovation. This is your opportunity to work with leading members of that community and learn exactly what it takes to bring a new production to a professional stage.
Participants will form performance groups that will work in collaboration with our faculty of expert mentors to create an original multi-disciplinary work. Along the way the young artists will be given unprecedented access to professionals in the industry to which they aspire.
The program ends on August 27th with the world-premiere of the student’s work in The Cultch’s beautiful, state-of-the-art Historic Theatre.
Expect to learn!
Expect to laugh!
Expect to be challenged!
It will be the most exciting and inspiring two weeks of your summer, guaranteed.
The Cultch’s Summer Youth Performing Arts Intensive runs Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, August 16-27, 2010.
-40 high-school-aged artists from across the Lower Mainland
-60 hours of collaborative creation time with our amazing mentors
-6 unique skill-building workshops with leaders from Vancouver’s arts community
-Full access to The Cultch’s theatres and technicians.
-1 once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!
The Cultch’s expert staff and members of several indie arts and culture organizations in Vancouver will lead a series of six unique workshops throughout the camp. These workshops will provide invaluable skills and offer essential information that all budding young artists need to know.
Topics will include:
- The Canadian Arts Climate
- How to Write a Great Grant
- Marketing and Promotions
- Talking to the Media
- Professional Standards in the Performing Arts
- How to be Your Tech Staff’s New Best Friend!
Tuition is $700 ($650 before April 30th) including all taxes and service charges.
* A limited number of bursaries are available for those with financial need.
For more information, please contact:
Corbin Murdoch, Youth Program Manager
604-251-1766 ext 105
Activities and Features
Religious Emphasis None
Performing Arts Dance Drama Music
Location & Contact Information
Camp Address 1895 Venables Street
Vancouver BC, V5L 2H6 Canada
604-251-1766 (tel.) 604-251-1730 (fax.)