‘Accessing Optimism for a Post-Pandemic Future’
a new theatre project with youth and professional artists
Some Assembly Theatre Company is looking for youth age 13-18 to participate as writers,performers, musicians and design assistants in its new Roundhouse Youth Theatre Action Group (RHYTAG) project ‘Accessing Optimism for a Post-Pandemic Future’.
Working with professional playwright/director/designer Valerie Methot and diverse professional artists in various art disciplines, youth will create a play that will be developed and produced in the Roundhouse Performance Centre. The play will be performed for public audiences (if allowed) and digitally accessible on Some Assembly’s website and Youtube Channel. This project follows BC Public Health Covid-19 guidelines including the Vaccine Passport requirement for those over the age of 12.
Workshop & Rehearsal Schedule: Every Thursday from 5pm-8:30pm starting Thursday November 4, 2021 until May 12, 2022 with some additional dates. Snacks provided. If allowed, daytime & evening shows will be in the Performance Centre April 29-May 3. (School will be missed for daytime shows)
INTERVIEWS & AUDITIONS:
Tues September 21, 4-8pm
Wed September 22, 4-8pm
Thurs September 23, 4-8pm
Contact Valerie if interested: firstname.lastname@example.org
Some Assembly is in its 21 st year creating and producing plays that promote awareness, dialogue and positive social change regarding issues facing youth. Some Assembly is the recipient of the City of Vancouver Youth Award for outstanding contribution to the youth community and the Deryck Thomson Award for exceptional contribution to community building and wellbeing.
Community partners and supporters:
Roundhouse, Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, Ministry of Children and Family Development, City of Vancouver, BC Arts Council, Province of British Columbia, CLICK Foundation, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Porte Cares, Methotical Productions, Sarah McLachlan School of Music, Scene Ideas Inc., Vancouver School Board and various private donors.