Posts By: Alexis Eastman

Get your Paprika Festival T-Shirt!

This year, General Manager Leslie McCue showed Paprika staff how to screen print and we never looked back! We’re selling screen-printed Paprika tees for $10 to help raise funds for this year’s Paprika Festival featuring new work from over 40 diverse, young artists from across Toronto.We’ll also screen-print a t-shirt, tote bag or other item… Read more »

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Work with us!

There are currently 2 opportunities available to work with Paprika Festival! For the past 16 years the Paprika Festival has been the home of the emerging artist. We are a year-round youth-led performing arts organization celebrating the work of young and emerging artists. All of our programs include a strong focus on mentorship and training, and we… Read more »

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Paprika- Training Day #1!

2017 is here and that means so is the first Training Day of the 16/17 Paprika season! On Sunday, January 15 at the Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, over 50 Paprika participants, staff, mentors, artists facilitators and volunteers gathered for a day of creative skill-building and networking.  From 11AM-5PM participants engaged with 3 workshops and in… Read more »

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The ‘Made with Love Campaign’ is Here!

You know us. Young. Relentless. Ready to conquer. Created and facilitated for emerging, exploring, experimenting, daring young people with mentorship provided by hand-picked seasoned professionals and programming organized by dedicated, hard-working, hilarious individuals — Paprika Festival has shared 15 seasons of original, creative, multidisciplinary, personal, political, raw work. We are small organization working to realize… Read more »

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3rd Annual 90’s Trivia Night!

WHO WILL BE THE TRIVIA CHAMPION? Join us for the Paprika Festival’s third annual 90s TRIVIA NIGHT fundraiser! With your help, we are raising funds to support the free-of-charge training, mentorship and creative work of the young artists participating in Paprika Festival. Join us on Monday, November 28th at 7pm at The Duke of York,… Read more »

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Call for Submissions: Join the 2016/17 Paprika Festival

Paprika Festival is currently seeking applications for our 2016/2017 artistic programs. Whether you’re looking to meet new collaborators, starting your first project and don’t know where it could end up or you have the perfect vision for an exciting new play, Paprika can support you in taking your work to the next level. Paprika Festival… Read more »

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Paprika is Hiring!

Are you our next General Manager? We’re looking for an exciting young producer to join our leadership team – check out the application below! The application deadline is Friday, March 25, 2016.   About Us  For the past 15 years the Paprika Festival has been the home of the emerging artist. We are a year-round youth-led… Read more »

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Paprika Festival Announces: The Intersection


The Paprika Festival Announces: The Intersection
Second Annual Conference for the New Generation of Theatre Artists in Toronto

Toronto, ON – February 15, 2016 – The Paprika Festival announces The Intersection, a return of last year’s sold-out conference for the new generation of artists. After fifteen years of presenting theatre created by young artists, Paprika is growing and expanding its newest initiative: a day of education, professional networking, and debate aimed at serving artists under 30. Paprika presents its 2015/16 season in partnership with Native Earth Performing Arts.

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