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Place Des Arts Teens Coquitlam

Youth aged 13 to 17 should check out what’s happening at Place des Arts in Coquitlam.

Art after Dark! A Night of the Arts for Teens

The volunteer Youth Arts Council at Place des Arts is working hard on an exciting event just for teens. This is a chance for local youth to get engaged in the arts and meet some new people. Plus – bonus points – it’s free! It’s happening on Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 7:00-10:00pm at the arts centre in Coquitlam. Teens aged 13 to 17 are invited to take part in their choice of two innovative art workshops led by professional teachers, then come together at the end of the night for a performance jam! Workshops include hip hop dance, spoken word, visual art, photography and drumming.

Event Schedule:

7:00-7:30pm – Ice Breaker Activity (all attendees)
7:30- 9:20pm – Workshops (select the block of your choice)
9:30-10:00pm – Performance Jam (all attendees)

Register online at brownpapertickets.com/event/1446965 or by phone at 604.664.1636.

Theatre Auditions

Place des Arts is calling teen performers ages 13 – 17 to audition for one or both of its two performance companies: The Theatre Company and The Musical Theatre Company, which run September, 2015 – May, 2016.

Theatre Company Auditions are happening on Saturday, June 6, 2015. You will be asked to prepare one monologue from the audition package. If you are accepted, rehearsals will happen on Thursdays from 7:00-8:30pm and Saturdays from 10:30am-12:00pm.

Musical Theatre Company auditions are happening on Sunday, June 7, 2015. In the group audition you should come prepared to sing a song of your choosing. Then you’ll be taught a scene and a short dance routine to perform as a group during the audition. If you are accepted, rehearsals will happen on Saturdays from 2:45-5:00pm.

To book an audition for either company and to request a Theatre Company audition package, interested teens may call Place des Arts’ Theatre Programmer Jessie Au at 604.664.1636 ext. 33. There is no cost to audition upon acceptance, information regarding registration and course fees will be provided.

UPDATE: Auditions are also being held for the Summer Teen Theatre Troop on Sunday, June 7th from 1:30-4:30pm. Visit placedesarts.ca for more info

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