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Get your Paprika Festival T-Shirt!

This year, General Manager Leslie McCue showed Paprika staff how to screen print and we never looked back!

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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 are guided by four core values of accessibility, artistic development, community, and youth leadership.

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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!

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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.

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3rd Annual 90’s Trivia Night!

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.

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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.

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We're only weeks away from the 15th Paprika Festival! Join us from May 23rd to 29th at Native Earth Performing Art's Aki Studio (in the Daniels Spectrum) and experience new plays, dance performances, workshop productions, experimental art and more — All of it created by young artists. This is the art of tomorrow, see it first.

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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.

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Paprika Festival Announces: The Intersection


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Announcing the 15th Annual Paprika Artists

We are incredibly excited to announce the artists who will be part of the 15th Paprika Festival! Full programming, ticket information and the festival schedule will be available in Spring 2016. The 15th annual Paprika Festival lands May 23rd to 29th 2016, at the Aki Studio in Regent Park, in partnership with Native Earth Performing Arts.

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