The Citadel Theatre Young Companies is an advanced training and mentorship program for aspiring artists between the ages of 16-21 who are serious about pursuing post-secondary education and a career in theatre.
There are four Companies offering specialized training in:
In addition to training, members of the Young Companies have the opportunity to participate in specialized workshops with a variety of leading theatre professionals, resident and guest artists and members of the Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program. Their training culminates in performances for the acting and musical companies, and staged readings for the young playwrights. The young technical theatre production company works on both of these events.
**Admission to the program is by audition and application only**
Audition and Application Information
Thursday August 8, 2013; 4:00pm – 9:00pm. Applications for this round close 12:00pm (MST) Monday August 5, 2013.
Callbacks will be held at a date to be determined.
Audition requirements for Acting and Musical Companies:
Acting: Two contrasting 2-minute monologues; interview. Monologues must be memorized and come from plays, musicals or movies.
Musical: One 2-minute monologue; a musical theatre song (be prepared to sing the entire song) – an accompanist will be provided, no recorded music or a cappella singing; interview. Monologues must be memorized and from a play, musical or movie.
Callbacks will involve dance/movement and group improvisation
Portfolio submission for Playwriting and Theatre Production:
We will be accepting applications to the Playwriting and Theatre Production Companies until Monday 16 September, 2013
Playwriting: Two samples of writing from your body of work (e.g. plays, poetry, essays, prose, etc.)
Theatre Production: Portfolio of related work experience or area of interest (design, photography, artwork, carpentry, organizing events, etc
For more information about the Citadel Theatre/Robbins Academy Young Companies, or to apply to audition, please go to http://www.citadeltheatre.com/robbinsacademy/young-companies/