It’s not every day an artist’s event starts trending on Twitter, but on March 13 #IntersectionTO lit it up. Not that online representationcould fully captured the vibe – you had to be there for that. The excitement in the line-up outside of registration carried throughout the workshops, into the debate and, if Twitter is any indication,… Read more »Read More
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 »Read More
We’ve launched the second annual The Intersection, with fresh new selection of workshops and debate series lead by a Toronto’s very own cutting edge artists. We bring you an experience from our first ever conference below, from Paprika alumnae and Advisory Board member Tijana Spasic. ~ Theatre talk. Cool cats. Enlightenment. I had a great… Read more »Read More
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.Read More
A mid-semester stress-buster! Looking to satisfy your hedonistic cravings? Well, you’re in luck! For $5 ($2.50 for 2016 Paprika Festival artists), you and yours will have unlimited access to a variety of board games. You can win prizes! You can devour a variety of baked goods! You can guzzle fresh coffee, and hot chocolate –… Read more »Read More
We are incredibly excited to announce the artists who will be part of the 15th Paprika Festival! Look for full programming and the festival schedule right here in 2016 Spring. 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.Read More
WHO WILL BE THE TRIVIA CHAMPION? Please join us for the Paprika Festival’s second 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 the 15th annual Paprika Festival. Join us on Monday, November 30th at 7pm at The Duke of… Read more »Read More
Want to work with members of your community?
Want to create a collaborative piece of artwork?
Want to explore theatre, spoken word, visual arts, dance, playwriting and more?
The Paprika Festival is currently seeking applications for our 2015/2016 artistic programs. Whether you’re 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 help to take your work to the next level.
We run year round professional training and mentorship programs that culminate in a performing arts festival of new work by young artists. This year, our programs will begin in November 2015 and lead up to a showcase at the Paprika Festival in May 2016. The Festival will take place at the Daniels Spectrum cultural hub in Regent Park, in partnership with Native Earth Performing Arts.
More information about all our programs and how to apply can be found here.