Event: Theatre Ontario's Provincial Youth Forum: Developing Our Network
On May 5th, 2014, the Theatre Ontario Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) are inviting 15-20 youth (ages 16-25) from around the province to attend Theatre Ontario’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) for free professional development activities and to learn more about the work of Theatre Ontario and the YAC.
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 1:00pm to 9:00pm
Theatre Ontario - 401 Richmond street, Toronto ON M5V 3A8
We will be providing an afternoon of free workshops for the youth attendees and an opportunity for youth engaged in theatre to connect with each other and with established theatre professionals from around the province during the evening AGM. Breakdown of events: 1pm-5pm: Three workshops on topics including creating your own work, how to find resources in your community and networking in the theatre industry (full schedule TBD). 5pm-7pm: Break. Free time to meet other youth (meal will be provided) 7pm-10pm: The Theatre Ontario AGM, followed by an interactive event led by the YAC where both youth attendees and Theatre Ontario members will be able to participate. The night will conclude with a reception and awards ceremony where youth attendees will be given the chance to network with Theatre Ontario members. We will also be launching the new Theatre Ontario website and branding as part of the AGM! Why you should be there: • To connect with youth passionate about theatre from across the province • To get to know Theatre Ontario • For an opportunity to connect & network with theatre professionals from across the province • To increase skills through our workshops • To have your voice heard • To find support, funding & resources for your great ideas & projects Getting here and staying over: We know that this weekday event may mean a long commute for some. We have arranged discounted rates with the Super 8 Hotel one block away from the event venue. If you are interested in staying over in Toronto and would like more information please contact: Mairin Smit, Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org If you are in need of transportation to the event, please inform us of where you'll be coming from and we will see if a member from Theatre Ontario, or another youth attendee from your area, can give you a ride. Please note that we cannot subsidize any travel or accommodation costs.