In this issue... Calls for YTTP and PTTP Grant Applications, Workshops for Actors and Producers, Adjudicators Symposium, Summer Theatre Intensive Stories,  Trial Adjudications at Community Theatres, Conversation Starters
Theatre Ontario Presents...
September 2015
In this issue...
Calls for YTTP and PTTP Grant Applications  -  Workshops for Actors and Producers  -  the Adjudicators Symposium  -  Summer Theatre Intensive Stories  -  Trial Adjudications at Community Theatres  -  Conversation Starters
Funding Youth Theatre Training Projects
Does your organization want to undertake a unique youth training project, led by professional theatre artists?  The next deadline to apply for our Youth Theatre Training Program (YTTP) is October 15, 2015.

Learn more about Theatre Ontario's Youth Theatre Training Program
PTTP Profile Neil Silcox
Profiles of Projects from the Professional Theatre Training Program
Neil Silcox, training in directing with Matjash Mrozewski at Canadian Stage in Toronto

Alexis Scott, training in artistic producing with David Whiteley at Plosive Productions in Ottawa

Alysse Rich, training in dramaturgy with Brian Quirt at Nightswimming in Toronto

Mary Elizabeth Willcott, training in directing with Kelly Thornton at Nightwood Theatre in Toronto

Learn about these Professional Theatre Training Program projects
Funding Professional Mentorships
Our Professional Theatre Training Program (PTTP) offers financial support for unique and flexible training with a chosen mentor in any theatrical discipline except performance.

The application deadline is October 1, 2015.

Learn more about Theatre Ontario's Professional Theatre Training Program
Ontario Arts Council
YTTP and PTTP are funded by the Ontario Arts Council, an agency of the Government of Ontario.
Training
Career Stream Workshops
Audition Talk Back, with Nina Lee Aquino, Alana Hibbert, and Kawa Ada
Sep. 14 at 6pm in Toronto

Launching Your Career workshop with Rebecca Ballarin and special guest Joseph Recinos
Sep. 21 at 3pm in Toronto

Reciprocal Agreements between CAEA and ACTRA workshop with Arden R. Ryshpan (CAEA) and Indra Escobar (ACTRA)
Sep. 21 at 6pm in Toronto
                                                  
Upcoming Career Stream workshops
Managing Your Career Boot Camp
Creator Stream Workshops
Unleashing Your Inner Entrepreneur workshop with Rebecca Ballarin and special guest Scott Dermody
Sep. 28 at 3pm in Toronto

Grant Writing Information Session recorded webinar with Pat Bradley (OAC)
Adjudicators Symposium
There is still time to register for our Adjudicators Symposium on September 26 at 10:00am in Toronto.

The Symposium is a forum to share experiences, compare techniques and practices, and discuss training needs and opportunities.  

Register for Adjudicators Symposium
Adjudicators Symposium
Seeking Community Theatres for Trial Adjudications
Trial adjudications are our opportunity for us to "audition" new adjudicators - and we need eager community theatres to participate in the process.

Learn more about volunteering for Theatre Ontario's trial adjudications
Summer Theatre Intensive 2015 Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Acting
Stories from the Summer Theatre Intensive
In the first of a series, Gregory Carruthers learn "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Acting" at our Summer Theatre Intensive.

Read Gregory's story on the Theatre Ontario Blog
Conversations
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Ontario Off Stage
In our "Ontario Off Stage" column, we curate  conversations and news. Recent highlights:

From September 4
  • The Ontario Summer Theatre blogger visited Port Hope Festival Theatre
  • Behind-the-scenes of a high school theatre production
  • Federal election advocacy tools for professional theatres from PACT
  • The role of community theatres in developing new talent
  • Catch up on this issue
From August 21
  • The Ontario Summer Theatre blogger visited the Orillia Opera House
  • The #CdnCult Times White Privilege Edition"
  • Being the playwright in the new play rehearsal room
  • Respecting playwrights in your call for submission
  • Catch up on this issue

From August 7

  • The evolving definition of "professional"
  • The behaviour of audiences, from #CdnCult Times
  • Catch up on this issue
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