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Call for Submissions (Calgary): YOUth Riot 2020 Applications!

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Call for Submissions (Calgary): YOUth Riot 2020 Applications!


Queer art. Queer space. Queer you.

Originally conceived and presented by Third Street Theatre, Alberta Playwrights’ Network’s YOUth Riot – now in its sixth year – is a FREE opportunity for Calgary’s Queer youth to raise their voice and share their stories!

Over the course of 10 weeks, Alberta Playwrights’ Network and guest artists will facilitate a creative writing program for Queer youth, helping them learn skills, meet other queer youth, create, imagine, inspire. This is YOUth Riot.

YOUth Riot finishes with a public festival of short pieces created by the participants by and staged by professional actors and directors from the theatre community.

We want to hear your story—14 to 21-year-olds across Calgary are encouraged to apply for this free 10-week program where you will learn tools and skills from professionals in the Calgary arts community to help develop your own story and voice.

Here are the details:

  • Participation in YOUth Riot is 100% free to you.
  • Absolutely no previous experience necessary.
  • You must be between the ages of 14 to 21 years old to apply.
  • Dates: YOUth Riot runs every Monday @ 5:30-7:30 pm from March 9 – May 18, 2020
  • Location: All meetings are at Central Public Library, 800 3rd Street SE.
  • All art created in the program will be featured in a public showcase Monday, May 18th 2020 at 7pm at Lunchbox Theatre at the base of the Calgary Tower.
  • Application deadline is Monday, February 24th, 2020 @ Midnight!

You can apply by completing the google form at the bottom of this thread or by completing the word application packet attached. Please email or scan it to: Courtney Tromburg, YOUth Riot Program Coordinator:

All we need is YOU.

Google Form Application link:

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