Theatre Ontario Presents...
August 2017
In This Issue...
Professional Theatre Training Program Grants |  "Emergence" from the Youth Advisory Committee  |  Bowl-a-Thon  |  Career Stream and Creator Stream Workshops  |  Adjudicators Symposium  |  Summer Theatre Intensive Playwrights-in-Person  |  Summer Theatre Intensive Youth Scholarship Recipient  |  Conversation Starters
Stories from the Professional Theatre Training Program
PTTP Jessie Fraser
PTTP Training for Jessie Fraser
Apply to the Professional Theatre Training Program
Are you an artist seeking financial support for professional development or a "change of direction" in your career? Submissions are now open for the October 2 deadline for our Professional Theatre Training Program (PTTP).

Learn more about Theatre Ontario's Professional Theatre Training Program
What is the Professional Theatre Training Program
Ontario Arts Council
PTTP and YTTP are funded by the Ontario Arts Council, an agency of the Government of Ontario.
Youth Advisory Committee
Save-the-Date for "Emergence"
Our Youth Advisory Committee is taking over the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre in Toronto on Sunday, September 24 for Emergence: a training day for youth, led by youth.
Members of Theatre Ontario's Youth Advisory Committee at Beyond Representation
Calling All Bowlers, Supporters and Sponsors!
We invite you to take part in our 2nd annual Bowl-a-Thon in support of Theatre Ontario on Saturday, September 16. Our goal is to raise funds to support the operation of our core programs and services, which help theatre artists develop their talent and careers, while fostering healthy and vibrant theatre communities across the province. Show your support and join us to help meet our $4,500 fundraising goal!

Be a Sponsor. Provide an in-kind donation or contribution. Bowl with us!

Bowl-a-Thon 2017
Career Stream Workshops
The Career Stream of workshops is for those who want to learn and harness the basic tools and resources needed to thrive in the profession.

Launching Your Career, with Rachel Kennedy and guest Thom Allison
Answers to your FAQs about the business of acting
September 13 at 3:00pm

Smart Money, with Natasha Mytnowych
Personal finance basics for artists
October 3 at 5:00pm

Voice Over Workshop, with Elley-Ray
Want to know the secrets to a successful voice acting career?
October 7 at 11:00am

Launching Your Career
Voice Over Workshop
Creator Stream Workshops
The Creator Stream is for anyone looking to produce their own work or start their own theatre company.

Grant Writing Information Session pre-recorded webinar, with Pat Bradley (Ontario Arts Council)
Preparing an OAC application? Get the inside scoop!
September 5

October 11 at at 3:00pm

Join Us at Our Adjudicators Symposium
Our Adjudicators Symposium has been scheduled for Saturday, October 14 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Theatre Ontario office in Toronto. Registrations are now open.

The Symposium will include:
  • The Past Year of Adjudication
  • Adjudication Techniques Roundtable 
  • Broader Issues and Big Ideas in Adjudication
Join Us at Theatre Ontario's Adjudicators Symposium
Summer Theatre Intensive
Join us at our free public Playwright-in-Person readings at our Summer Theatre Intensive in Stratford.
  • Monday, August 7 at 7pm - John Lazarus
  • Monday, August 14 at 7pm - Kristen Da Silva
John Lazarus
Kristen Da Silva
Cathy Huang
Congratulations to our Youth Scholarship Recipient
Theatre Ontario is delighted to announce the recipient of our Summer Theatre Intensive Youth Scholarship is Cathy Huang.

Cathy will be joining us for Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s playwriting course, How to Tell an “Important” Story.

To learn a bit about Cathy and what she hopes to get out of this experience, check out her video.
Conversation Starters
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Ontario Off Stage
In our "Ontario Off Stage" column, we share good conversations and news from Ontario's theatres. Recent highlights:
From July 14
  • The Ontario Summer Theatre Blog features the Blyth Festival
  • How popular players in online content have the ability to drive the next wave of performance
  • Catch up on this issue
From July 7
  • "Learning this land resonates"
  • The Ontario Summer Theatre Blog features Drayton Entertainment and Driftwood Theatre
  • Leaving troubling characters on stage (by our former Professional Theatre Coordinator Mairin Smit)
  • Talent Bank member Kim Renders and her work with a performance collective in Kingston
  • Catch up on this issue
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We gratefully acknowledge the support of our funders.
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