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Musical: Leaders in Training
**The deadline for application for Musical: LIT has passed. Thank you to all those who submitted. Email email@example.com to be added to our mailing list, or check out our other programs for teens: Spotlight Sessions, Teen Acting Academy, and Centre Stage Teens.**
July 4 - 22, 2017
Admittance by Application (see below)
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Take your passion for Musical Theatre to the next level and experience the incredibly rewarding experience of being a Leader!
The Ryerson Performance Youth and Community programs are seeking 8 dedicated Musical Theatre Leaders in Training. This program will have 3 main focuses:
Musical Theatre Master Classes: Learn from our professional music director and choreographer. Work in a small group developing rehearsal and performance techniques. Practice solo and ensemble singing and dancing. The master classes will culminating in the presentation of a Musical Theatre number as part of our Musical Performance on July 22nd, 2017.
Leadership Training: develop key leadership skills including, communication, teamwork, trust, risk taking, time management, and planning. Leadership activities and games will call upon participant's’ unique leadership styles, and challenge them to grow their abilities. With the help and supervision of our expert counsellors, develop your own activity to share with our younger students.
Behind the Scenes: Learn the inner workings of what it takes to bring a musical from page to stage. Specialty workshops from our in-house director, stage manager, designers, wardrobe team, and theatre technicians. Try your hand at theatre production and experience for yourself the excitement of “tech week”. This section will culminate in working as “running crew” for our Musicals on July 22nd.
TO APPLY: To be considered for the Musical LIT program please submit a letter of reference (from a teacher, coach, community leader, etc.), and write a short letter of application (max 1 page). In your letter, consider discussing:
- Your past experience in musical theatre
- An example of a time when you took on a leadership role
- Why you are hoping to be a part of this program
- How you plan on making use of leadership skills in other activities at school or in your community
Email submission to PYCprograms@ryerson.ca with subject line “Musical LIT Application” by June 1st. Offers of admission to the program are made on a rolling basis. Expect a response within 2 weeks of submitting your application
Early Care starting at 8:00 am in available for $25.00 a week.
After Care until 6:00 pm in available for $35.00 a week.