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.
ALL APPLICATIONS ARE DUE OCTOBER 14, 2015 (11:59PM EST)Read More
The Paprika Festival’s Project Original is returning to the stage as part of Ontario’s Celebration Zone during the 2015 PanAm Games! If you missed this fantastic show during our May festival, you have 5 more chances to catch it (new and improved) before it’s gone! Project Original explores a compilation of ideas, thoughts and stories from Toronto’s… Read more »Read More
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: We are seeking an enthusiastic, organized and ambitious young person to join our Festival staff as Festival Associate and Advisory Board Leader. The Advisory Board is a hands-on leadership training program for young people, led by young people. For each member it is a way to connect with the Festival as a… Read more »Read More
Monday, April 13 at 6:00pm – 10:00pm
The Theatre Centre (1115 Queen Street West, Toronto)Read More
By Advisory Board member Tijana Spasic I am an internet nerd, though not the kind that can fix your computer. More to the tune of I like to scope out and wander through sites that sound exciting and then daydream by imagining that I am already there. For example right now I have something from… Read more »Read More
The Paprika Festival Announces: The Intersection
A conference and party for the new generation of Theatre Artists comes to Toronto.
Toronto, ON – March 4, 2015 – The Paprika Festival announces The Intersection, a conference for the new generation of artists. After fourteen years of presenting theatre created by young artists, Paprika is kicking off its Festival on May 2nd at the Theatre Centre with an entirely new initiative: a day of education, professional networking, and dinner followed by a debate of the contestable statement: Talent and creative endeavour is not enough. Today, and more and more in the future, artistic professionals must focus as much on business skills and audience building as the art itself.Read More
By Advisory Board member Aimee Bouchard I have a confession to make: I’ve actually never been a part of the Paprika Festival in any way, shape or form until now. So when I found out I was accepted onto the Advisory Board, of course I was incredibly excited, but I was also really nervous… how… Read more »Read More