Young performers will take the stage as they create a feature-length production as a part of the Centre’s P.L.A.Y. Project!  Performers will become immersed in the process of staging a theatre production under the direction of industry professionals.

Rehearsals will focus on skill-building in acting, vocals, and choreography while developing leadership abilities in collaboration, character development, and communication.  Performances will be presented in one of the Centre’s professional theatres.  Productions will be cast through an audition process, and successful cast members will be invited to join the program.   Join in the fun and let’s P.L.A.Y!

Fall Production:

Ages 8 - 17 | $595
Elf Jr.

Auditions September 14 and 15th between 3:00pm - 6:00pm
(assigned 1hr. timeslots)

Parents/Guardians are invited to an Information Session about the program during their child’s audition.
Deadline: September 11th, 2019
Ages: 8 - 17

Rehearsal Schedule:

Day Dates Times
Thurs 10 Oct - 5 Dec 6:30 - 9:00pm
Sun 20 Oct - 8 Dec 1:30 - 5:00pm
Wed - Fri

11 Dec - 13 Dec

6:30 - 9:30pm

Final Performances:

Day Dates Times
Sat 14 Dec 2:00 & 7:00pm

*Please confirm availability for above-listed rehearsal schedule(s) prior to registering for an audition

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Click here to Register

Winter Production:

Ages 8 - 17 | $595
To be Announced

Auditions January 18 & 19 between 3:00pm - 6:00pm
(assigned 1hr. timeslots)

Parents/Guardians are invited to an Information Session about the program during their child’s audition.
Deadline: January 12, 2020
Ages: 8 - 17

Rehearsal Schedule:

Day Dates Times
Wed 12 Feb – 11 Mar 6:30 – 9:00pm
Sat 15 Feb – 7 Mar 1:30 – 5:00pm
Mon-Fri

March Break

16 Mar - 20 Mar

9:00 – 4:00 pm

Final Performances:

Day Dates Times
Sat 21 Mar 2:00 & 7:00pm

*Please confirm availability for above-listed rehearsal schedule(s) prior to registering for an audition

Audition Timeslot Registration:

Age Day Dates Times
8 - 10 Sat 18 Jan 3:00pm
10 - 12 Sat 18 Jan 4:00pm
13 - 17 Sat 18 Jan 5:00pm
10 - 12 Sun 19 Jan 3:00pm
13 - 17 Sun 19 Jan 4:00pm
8 - 10 Sun 19 Jan 5:00pm


Creative Ensemble

Develop your performance skills in a collaborative and supportive environment. Young performers will craft their skills in either character acting or musical theatre vocal technique as they work towards a showcase performance in one of the Centre’s professional theatres! 

 

Performers will receive specialized coaching from industry professionals as they create small group performances, along with a large-scale ensemble performance number featuring participants from both technique streams.  Rehearsals will focus on individual skill development and final showcase preparation. -

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FALL

Ages 8 – 17

$350

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Rehearsal Schedule

Day

Dates

Times

Wed

2 Oct – 27 Nov

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Sat

5 Oct –  30 Nov

1:00 – 4:00 pm

Final Performance

Wed

4 Dec

7:30 pm

Code

1CDPLCV (Vocal Creative Ensemble Fall Session)

1CDPLCE (Acting Creative Ensemble Fall Session)

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SPRING

Ages 8 – 17

$350

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Rehearsal Schedule

Day

Dates

Times

Wed

25 Mar – 20 May

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Sat

28 Mar – 23 May

1:00 – 4:00 pm

Final Performance

Wed

27 May

7:30 pm

Code

3CMPLCE

Notes

Wednesdays

-        Both groups in Staging Room

Saturdays

-        Vocal Group in Esso Kids Space

-        Acting Group in Canon Digital

 

10 spots in each session will be held back for PLAY auditionees

Audition Process 
All participants interested in joining the P.L.A.Y. Project must first audition for the program. To register for an audition, please complete the linked online application with your child’s information. You will receive an email with the audition materials and additional details approx. 2 weeks prior to the audition.

Post-Audition 
After the audition process, our team will select the participants to be cast in the Project. Within the two weeks following, all who auditioned will receive an email either accepting them into the Project or encouraging them towards other programs for further development. The email for participants who have been cast in the Project will include a link to registration. Selected participants must register for the program in order to participate (Cost $595).

Rehearsal Schedule 
The contents of each rehearsal will vary but generally include vocal and movement warm-ups, choreography, blocking, script and character development, and song preparation. All rehearsals involve the entire cast, with individual scenes and musical numbers developed throughout the process.

Performance 
The P.L.A.Y. Project will perform in one of our professional theatres in both a matinee and an evening performance. Both performances are open to the public with tickets on sale through our Box Office.