A pre-professional training and mentorship program for ages 13-18
Ages 13-18 years
Saturdays January 16 – February 27, 2021
Weekly – 1:00pm-6:00pm
FREE | By Audition Only
Since 2001, Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People’s Young Company program has introduced hundreds of aspiring young performers to the inner workings of a professional theatre production.
Nineteen years later, KTYP is offering a brand new version of the Kaleidoscope Young Company to provide training at the highest calibre for a dedicated group of young artists who are serious about pursuing a career in the performing arts. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic KTYP has adapted the young company program to maximize learning and growth in a safe and supportive environment while following the guidelines from BC Public Health Officer and Health Officials.
Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People is Vancouver Island’s resident professional theatre company for young audiences, producing year-round entertainment for children and families. Through the company’s theatre school, the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Studio, aspiring young performers train in acting, musical theatre, and voice under the guidance of working professional artists. Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT).
The Kaleidoscope Young Company is a demanding pre-professional training program. Admission to the Kaleidoscope Young Company is limited to 6 young artists and is by audition only.
Over the course of seven weeks, the Kaleidoscope Young Company will workshop the one act play Tree Boy by Michele Riml, mimicking a professional rehearsal experience, and will participate in eleven curated workshops led by industry professionals from across the Country.
In our workshop series, the Young Company Artists will get the chance to work with a wide variety of professionals through a series of workshops, including:
HOW TO APPLY
Admission to the Kaleidoscope Young Company is by audition only and limited to 6 participants.
Audition Submission Requirements
Please include the following information in your video (editing permitted):
2. A headshot or recent photograph (School photos work too)
3. A performance resume indicating your past performance experience and training experience. Include any special skills (eg. piano/guitar skills, languages etc.)
4. A cover letter answering the following question: What does being an environmentalist mean to you? What does it look like and why is it important?
Please send your applications in ONE EMAIL to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject of the email should include the program name and your name. For example: Young Company Audition – Jane Doe
KTYP is an equal opportunity company. Decisions by KTYP concerning casting, involvement, and every aspect of the individual’s relationship and participation with KTYP are based on talent and qualifications without regard to race, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ability, nationality or ethnic origin, disability, and/or other categories protected by law. KTYP is dedicated to reflecting Canada’s rich mosaic of cultural diversity and encourages submissions from artists of all ethnocultural backgrounds.
We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen peoples on whose traditional territory Kaleidoscope works and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.