In collaboration with Rainforest Theatre, teens will develop and perform an outdoor, roving musical for all ages guided by Artistic Director James MacDonald and other working professionals.
Dates: August 1-30, 2019
Cost: $99 a week (Scholarships and subsidies available. Teens receive 100% of their ticket sales.)
Ensemble will be limited to ten participants.
Skills developed: Audition skills Performance and public speaking skills Entrepreneurial and business skills Social skills Professional skills Leadership Confidence Team work Discipline
Auditions: Aug. 1 and 2. Please send resume to Rainforest Theatre's AD. Rehearsal dates: Aug. 6, 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, and 28 from 6:15-9pm Performance Dates: Aug. 29 and 30 from 11:30-2:30pm
Since 2006, Rainforest Theatre has produced over thirty musicals and festivals across the lower mainland. Previous festivals include the Tri-Cities Children's Festival, Theatre on the Lake, and Theatrefest. Rainforest Theatre has produced many musicals at Burnaby Village Museum including Robin Hood, The Sword in the Stone, and The Little Mermaid. Many of the companies performers continue their professional careers in film, tv, and on stages across Canada and the world.
James MacDonald has been the Artistic Director of Rainforest Theatre since 2004. In that time, he has written, directed, and produced most of its shows. He has also instructed and directed theatre at Place des Arts including Hansel and Gretel and Radio Coquitlam which both toured Coquitlam and Ronald McDonald House. James is also an actor and trained at Langara and Capilano.