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Blacklisted - Creators Unit

Welcome Investors! Seven options. Seven young lives. You choose one to succeed.  Buy a stake in a young person’s life, and you have a chance to profit off of the next young Zuckerberg, Malala, or Beiber!

Seven teenagers sign up for a new game show that combines the best of Dragons Den with The Hunger Games. Experience what they must overcome to win, or to even just survive with both kidneys intact.

Blacklisted is a mad-cap look at our public and private personas, created from minds of seven of Toronto’s finest young artists.

“Nothing but awesome.” – Ethan’s mom


Created by the Paprika Creators’ Unit
Co-Facilitators & Directors: Ingrid Hansen & Brendan McMurphy-Howlett
Creators’ Unit: Ethan Ryckman, Janice Yang, Jahnelle Jones-Williams, Harpreet Sidhu, , Jessica Munk, Troy Sarju, Melissa Sofi.




The Creators’ Unit is Paprika’s core ensemble, meeting weekly to learn through process in the creation of an original performance under the guidance of professional artists. Comprised of poets, musicians, dancers, actors, directors, playwrights, designers and anyone who has an interest in being a part of a tight-knit artist collective. This is a weekly workshop which culminates in the creation of an original performance.