Call for Emerging Artists (13-24) - Mentorships

Application Deadline: 
Jan 15th, 2013
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Call Information

Organization Name: 
The Cultch

As part of The Cultch’s Youth Program, The IGNITE! Mentorship Program offers a series of one-on-one mentorship opportunities in specific media to youth, aged 13-24, who want to pursue a career in the arts. Direct a play with the help of Adrienne Wong of Neworld Theatre, write new songs with Aidan Knight, or create your own choreography with 605 Collective’s Josh Martin.

This year The Cultch is thrilled to offer more than ever before. This program will continue to offer mentorships in Dance, Playwriting, Songwriting, Spoken Word, and Directing [Scripted Material]. In addition, there are three new mentorships in Directing [Devised Material], Stage Design [Set and Costumes], and Publicity. These programs are 100% free for participants.

This year’s mentors are:
Kathryn Calder (Songwriting)
Giorgio Magnanensi (Songwriting)
Aidan Knight (Songwriting)
Josh Martin (Dance)
Amber Funk Barton (Dance)
Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg (Dance)
Jillian Christmas (Spoken Word)
Ellie O’Day (Publicity)
Marina Szijarto (Stage Design)
Alice Mansell (Stage Design)
Barbara Adler (Collaborative Creation) 
Amiel Gladstone (Playwriting)   
Brendan McLeod (Spoken Word)
Dave Deveau (Playwriting)    
Adrienne Wong (Directing)
James Fagan Tait (Directing)   
Stephen Drover (Directing)

How to Apply: 

Visit our website: for more information and to download an application.

Application deadline is January 15 for all disciplines, with the exception of Directing (January 7) and Playwriting (April 1)

Contact Information

Robert Leveroos, Youth Program Manager
Email Address: 
Phone Number: 
(604) 251-1766 x105