3×60 Youth Theatre Collective comes to Port Perry this September

FREE theatre training is open to Youth (14 – 21) Across Durham

Register before September 15!

The 3×60 Youth Theatre Collective introduces youth and young adults to classical theatre training and play creation with the support of Theatre Ontario’s Youth Theatre Training Program.

Theatre 3×60 is now accepting applications for its 2017/18 Youth Theatre Collective, a free, unique 20 week creative performance art experience for Durham youth and young adults with an emphasis on classic stagecraft, playwriting, and process. With the guidance and mentorship of Theatre 3×60’s qualified theatre professionals and instructors, Theatre Collective members experience writing, collaborating, producing and performing their own work, while developing their performance and production skills. Through challenging hands-on theatre and writing exercises and activities, Theatre 3×60 Theatre Collective participants discover and explore theatre creation onstage and behind the scenes, including an end of program performance of original and scripted work.

The 3×60 Theatre Collective will be led by Theatre 3×60 artistic director, Carey Nicholson with guest professional artists and playwrights Audra Gray, Graeme Powell and Rob Corbett. The 3×60 Youth Theatre Collective has been made possible with the support of the Ontario Arts Council, through Theatre Ontario’s Youth Theatre Training Program, and Theatre 3×60 is proud to bring this unique program to Port Perry and North Durham. In addition to encouraging youth involvement in theatre, Theatre 3×60 supports artistic excellence, accessibility to theatre, and believes in using theatre as a tool to engage audiences throughout Durham through touring productions to schools, community workshops, staged readings and full productions.

The 3×60 Theatre Collective runs for 20 weeks, from September 25, 2017 to March 31, 2017, with sessions twice weekly on Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoons. Location in Port Perry (TBC). The 3×60 Theatre Collective is open to all youth and young adults, ages 14 to 21, in Durham region and there is no fee to participate; however, space is limited to 20 participants and, upon acceptance, participants must commit to the full 20 week program. Applications are now being accepted until September 15 and registration forms are available online at http://www.theatre3x60.ca.

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