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Alberta Theatre Projects

ATP supports arts-learning and art for youth through a variety of programs, reduced ticket prices, student matinees, a paid theatre apprenticeship program for high school graduates, a student writers' group for grades 9 - 12, digital day camp, spring break day camp, and free programs offering conversations with artists, backstage tours, and job shadowing. 

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Arts Commons Presents

The National Geographic Live Education series offers behind-the-scenes stories⁠, stunning imagery, and gripping footage⁠ from National Geographic Explorers. Expand the minds of your students by introducing them to world-renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers, conservationists, and adventurers, and explore the fascinating aspects of our world⁠, in these student matinees.

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Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

Calgary Phil’s education and community programs bring music to more than 20,000 Albertans a year. Their youth and education offerings include PhilKids, which provides after-school music lessons, online school visits, education concerts, awards and scholarships for young musicians and the Morningside Music Bridge, an annual international summer training festival for outstanding young musicians.  

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Downstage

Downstage offers a variety of opportunities for students to exercise their creative skills. Most recently, Downstage launched Tales from the Student Mind, in March 2021, where five students created micro-plays for their social media and website platforms. Each student worked with a professional theatre mentor throughout the process.

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One Yellow Rabbit

One Yellow Rabbit (OYR) is committed to supporting the future of arts through enriching educational opportunities for emerging and established artists. OYR educational programs have included: beautifulyoungartists – providing performance opportunities specifically for emerging artists ; Beautiful Young Students - workshops for high school and university students to learn from leading artists; and Summer Lab Intensive - an unconventional master class for actors, writers, directors, dancers and all artists interested in performance-based creative practice.  

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Theatre Calgary

Theatre Calgary provides opportunities for students, emerging talent, and established artists to learn more about theatre and their craft. Yearly offerings include their well-loved High School in Residence program, tcMentors program, the popular Shakespeare by the Bow, and a partnership with Broadway Dreams, which includes a full week of virtual master classes, featuring award-winning Broadway and Canadian actors, choreographers, casting agents and playwrights.

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