WHO WILL BE THE TRIVIA CHAMPION?

Please join us for the Paprika Theatre Festival’s Fourth Annual 90′s 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 the 17th annual Paprika Theatre Festival. This year’s festival will take place May 14 - 20, 2018 at the Aki Studio,… Read more »

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17/18 Season Updates!

We had the privilege of looking at over 90 applications for this years’ programs and can’t wait to tell you who will be part of the Fest this season. Until then, we’re honoured, thrilled, chuffed and psyched to announce some of the very talented artists who will be working with this years’ participants. (With more to… Read more »

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Work with us – Lead Festival Administrator

Lead Festival Administrator Paprika Festival 2017/2018 Deadline to apply: Friday, September 15, 2017 at 5PM Term: 10 hours/week, September 2017 – June 2018, increased hours around Festival time (May 14-20, 2018) Honorarium: $750.00 This is a training position, designed as an exciting, hands-on learning opportunity for an emerging arts administrator or producer. For this position… Read more »

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Call for Submissions: Seeking young artists for the 2017/18 Paprika Festival

We provide year-round theatre training and mentorship. At the end of the year, your original work is showcased in the week-long, fully-produced, uncensored Paprika Festival (May 14-20, 2018). Paprika Festival is free for all participants. We’re hugely dedicated to accessibility and diversity. We want to make this work for you (so that you can make your… Read more »

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A Note from Paprika’s new Artistic Producer- Ali Joy Richardson

Two years ago, I was a Paprika participant and experienced firsthand how meaningful and holistic the training here is:  Paprika strengthens young people not only as artists, but as leaders and innovators in all we do. No wonder this organization has thrived for seventeen years! Paprika plays a vital role in keeping the theatre industry… Read more »

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ONE NIGHT ONLY – PLUM BOMB IS BACK!

Norelle doesn’t think she can say no to white people. Can you? A smash hit from last year’s Fest, Plum BOMB is back at Paprika for ONE NIGHT ONLY! Right before they take the show on tour to Montreal on May 22nd to perform at the 12th annual Montreal International Anarchist Theatre Festival PLUM BOMB 10:15PM SATURDAY… Read more »

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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! 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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