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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PAPRIKA IS HIRING!

PAPRIKA IS HIRING! JOB POSTING – Community Arts Manager  Date: August 2016 – June 30, 2017 Part-time position, with renewable yearly contract Payment: Honourarium Location: Administrative Office – 16 Ryerson Ave. with work throughout the city   RESPONSIBILITIES  Participate in Paprika’s bi-weekly staff meetings/conference and festival Assist the Artistic Producer as needed with school and community outreach Organize… Read more »

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We need your support! Vote today!

We need your support! Paprika Festival is nominated for NOW Magazine Reader’s Poll Best Youth Organization Please vote & share with your networks. We look forward to another successful year at Paprika. Thank you! Vote here - bit.ly/2aejWem  

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Interview Series – Regent Collective on We Are XX

Three women reveal never-before shared stories and secrets from their lives in a theatrical dismantling of gender and cultural expectations. Their inner-most desires, frustrations, hopes, fears, and triumphs take centre stage in this deeply personal, collectively-created piece. Advisory Board Member and Stage Manager to the Regent Collective, Thilini Seevakireedam, interviews the ensemble behind We Are… Read more »

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