Some Assembly Theatre Company Presents

‘The Ripple Effect of Self-Talk’

a new theatre project with youth and professional artists

‘The Ripple Effect of Self-Talk’ is a new theatre project that involves youth working with professional artists on the creation and presentation of a multi-media theatre production to promote self-care, strong caring communities and mental health management. This project addresses the increase of mental health struggles among young people, due to COVID-19.

We are looking for YOUTH interested in participating in FREE VIRTUAL THEATRE WORKSHOPS that facilitate dialogue about Mental Health and Self-Care.
These workshops will help inform play development and also lead to the creation of poetry to include in the play. Workshops take place in December and January. IF INTERESTED CONTACT VALERIE:

This new play will be publicly launched during BC Youth Week and digitally accessible at: If allowable the play will be performed live at the Roundhouse.

Every year since 2002, Some Assembly brings together diverse youth with professional artists to create, produce and perform an original play that promotes awareness, dialogue and positive social change about issues facing young people. 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.

Professional Artists: Valerie Methot, Jeremy Baxter, Flick Harrison, Susan Bertoia, Matt Clarke, Allen Morrison, Nik McLaren, Anna Talbot, Tina Biello, Latisha Wadhams, Lauren Preissl, Shizuka Kai, Sophie-Elder Labrie and Patrick Graham.

Community Partners/Funders: Vancouver Coastal Health, Ministry of Child & Family Development, Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation, Sarah McLachlan School of Music, Methotical Productions, City of Vancouver, CLICK, Province of British Columbia, Vancouver Port Authority, TELUS and private donors.