Paprika Programs

SQ - PRODUCTIONS

 PRODUCTIONS (Ages 15-21)

  •  – Independently stage an original script or performance of your choice.

    –  We provide the support and mentorship, you provide the team and the dream.

SQ - PLAYWRIGHTS UNIT PLAYWRIGHTS UNIT  (Ages 15-21)

  •  – Turn your idea into a 30-minute script and receive a public reading by professional actors.

  •  – Write with the guidance of professional mentors and peer support.

 

SQ - INDIGENOUS ARTS PROGRAMINDIGENOUS ARTS PROGRAM (Ages 15-30)

  •  – Create and perform an original piece of your choice through regular meetings with an Indigenous artist mentor and advisor.

  • – The training and schedule are tailored to your interests, abilities, and goals.

SQ - CREATORS UNIT

 TD CREATORS UNIT (Ages 15-21)

  •  – Join a collective of artist for weekly training and rehearsals with a professional program facilitator.

  •  – Together, create and perform an original, devised piece for the Festival.

SQ - DIRECTORS LAB

 DIRECTORS LAB (Ages 15-30)

  •  – Develop your craft through mentorship from a professional theatre company and train in masterclasses with a professional director.

  •  – Select and direct a piece of your choice for the Festival with the support to experiment and expand your practice.

SQ - FESTIVAL ADMIN

 FESTIVAL ADMINISTRATORS (Under 25)

  •  – Join a team of aspiring leaders, administrators, and producers who work with Paprika’s staff to plan, promote, and present the 18th Annual Paprika Festival

  •  – Provide administrative and hands-on support for workshops, fundraisers, and the Festival

 

yayaTraining Days

In addition to being part of one of these programs, everyone gathers for four Training Day masterclasses led by professional artists, with workshop  topics ranging from physical theatre, to pitching your show, to decolonizing arts practice. These days are a chance for participants to meet and work  with one another (and find future collaborators!).