The IGNITE! Youth Festival runs May 12-16, 2015 at The York Theatre in East Vancouver.
The IGNITE! Youth Panel puts on the IGNITE! Youth Festival.
The goal of the IGNITE! Youth Panel, with the help of the Youth Program Manager, is to create and organize a one-week festival that encourages youth to showcase their talents in all areas of artistic expression. In so doing, the Youth Panel aims to gain knowledge and experience in the technical, curatorial, and creative aspects of the artistic process and provide resources and mentoring to young performers. Beyond the Panel itself, we hope to bring together a community of young artists who can further expand and develop their talent and inspire generations of youth to come. –AND HAVE FUN!
What is The Cultch’s Youth Panel? Imagine having access to one of Canada’s premiere performing arts venues for an entire week to create the arts festival of your dreams. Imagine working collaboratively with a group of like-minded young people to make that dream a reality. Imagine learning from the city’s top artists and administrators to make your festival the best it could possibly be. You’ve just imagined The Cultch’s Youth Panel.
Who is the Cultch’s Youth Panel? The Youth Panel is a group of approximately 20 young people aged 13-24 from all over Vancouver with a passion for the performing arts. They are talented, energized and engaged. They are fun-loving, hilarious, and more than a little bit nuts. They are curious, committed, and intelligent. You and your friends are welcome to join.
Why Join? Because it is fun. Because it is challenging. Because you will make new friends. Because you will learn a ton of new skills. Because you will laugh. Because you might cry. Because you will work harder than you ever have before. Because it will be worth it.
Anyone and everyone is welcome to join, it doesn’t matter if you consider yourself an artist or not. All you need is a passion for the contemporary arts, and a desire to learn and collaborate. It is 100% free.
When and Where: You can join anytime. Please contact one of the Peer Representatives (a member of youth panel who is able to introduce you to what we do).
We meet in The Cultch’s administrative offices, located at 1895 Venables St (on the corner of Venables and Victoria).
More Information: Contact a Peer Rep firstname.lastname@example.org
Or the Youth Program Manager Kim Harvey - email@example.com 604.251.1766
Our performers are magical artists. We are currently doing auditions, get in touch if you'd like to be a part of our festival! firstname.lastname@example.org.
We want you to be a part of our audience! Let us know if you need anything - email@example.com
Tickets Tickets will be available closer to the date at thecultch.com/tickets. Youth (ages 12-19) $2 Students/Seniors $6 Adult $10 All Access IGNITE! Adult Pass $40
Tickets will be available for purchase at the door, however there is a $5 minimum on debit transactions!