Artstrek

Coming July, 2021
ARTSTREK: VIRTUAL WORLD EDITION

Artstrek, Theatre Alberta’s summer theatre school for teens, is back! And it’s going into uncharted territory. For the first time in its 60 year history Artstrek will be entirely online for the summer of 2021.

We invite teens who are passionate about live theatre to join us for this online learning experience! Each online Exploration will strengthen skills and deepen appreciation of live theatre through the study of five core subjects: Acting, Devising, Design, Voice, and Movement. Students will connect with their peers from across the province and engage with a team of professional artists and educators who inspire, challenge, and lead them on their creative exploration. And yes, your Supers will be there too! Enter the online world of Artstrek and make discoveries and forge friendships that will last a lifetime.

It's a multiplayer game, but only one can kill the monster.

Beware! Dragons, demon cheerleaders, and voracious gelatinous cubes lurk in the virtual world! We’re excited to announce that students at Artstrek 2021 will study Qui Nguyen’s high-octane dramatic comedy She Kills Monsters: The Young Adventurers Edition. She Kills Monsters follows the journey of an average teenager, Agnes Evans, who is catapulted into an anything-but-average adventure following the death of her younger sister, Tilly. As Agnes sets out to learn about the life Tilly led, she finds herself immersed in a world filled with homicidal faeries, deadly dance battles, and butt-kicking heroes. Delving into themes of identity, self-discovery, loss, and love, She Kills Monsters is a pulse-pounding tribute to geek-chique warriors everywhere.

“Plays that answer questions about life can create an incredible lens for adventure, investigation, and powerful voice. She Kills Monsters embraces the game of DnD to the fullest so the adventures can truly be explored through game, role, and imagination. It’s a thrilling tale.”

Linette Smith, Artstrek Curriculum Director

ARTSTREK 2021 EXPLORATIONS

All Explorations begin on Sunday evening and end on Thursday afternoon.
Exact times on each day to be determined. Optional evening activities will also be available.

*12 year olds must have completed grade 7 to attend Artstrek
** Students who were 18 in 2020 are eligible to attend Artstrek 2021

Prices include a non-refundable $75 application fee. Students living outside of Alberta must add $50 to registration fees. Please note that we are not accepting applications from students residing outside Canada.

Scholarships are available!

Check this page frequently for updates. Questions about Artstrek 2021? Please email [email protected].

REGISTRATION FOR ARTSTREK 2021 OPENS ON MAY 15!


ARTSTREK 2021 FUNDERS AND SUPPORTERS