In a collective of four, develop an original performance through weekly rehearsals, learning more about the art of collaboration with guidance and support from a professional artist collective.
Build a personal design process through hands-on experience and mentorship in sound design, composition and mixing for live performance.
Experiment with directorial approaches and practices through workshops and labs, sharing your work-in-process at the Paprika Festival.
Festival Creative Producers + Administrators
Hands-on training in arts administration, producing, event-planning, and leadership.
Indigenous Arts Program
Create an original live performance art piece with the support of a community of Indigenous mentors and peers. Share your work-in-process at the Paprika Festival, with the option to return for a second year to fully stage your piece.
Write a script with the support of a mentor and peers and receive a public reading.
Produce your show at the Paprika Festival with the support of a professional artist mentor.
In addition to being part of this program, all participants gather for five virtual Training Day Labs led by professional artists, with workshop topics ranging from physical theatre, to pitching your show, to re-Indigenizing artistic practices, and building a career in the arts. These days are a chance for participants to meet and work with one another (and find future collaborators!)