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Queer art. Queer space. Queer you.

Alberta Playwrights’ Network’s YOUth Riot – now in its fifth year – is a FREE opportunity for Calgary’s Queer youth to raise their voice and share their stories!

Over the course of 10 weeks, Alberta Playwrights’ Network and guest artists will facilitate a creative writing program for Queer youth, helping them learn skills, meet other queer youth, create, imagine, inspire. This is YOUth Riot.

YOUth Riot finishes with a public festival of short pieces created by the participants by and staged by professional actors and directors from the theatre community.

We want to hear your story.

●      14 - 21 year olds across Calgary are encouraged to apply for this free 10-week program where you will learn tools and skills from professionals in the Calgary arts community to help develop your own story and voice. 

Here are the details:

●      Participation in YOUth Riot is 100% free to you.

●      Absolutely no previous experience necessary.

●      You must be between the ages of 14 to 21 years old to apply.

●      YOUth Riot runs every Monday @ 5:30-7:30 pm | March 11 – May 13 2019

●      All meetings are at Central Public Library, 800 3rd Street SE.

●      All art created in the program will be featured in a public showcase Monday, May 20th 2019 at 7pm at Lunchbox Theatre at the base of the Calgary Tower.

●      All you need to do is complete the application packet and email or scan it to: Courtney Tromburg, YOUth Riot Program Coordinator:    courtney.tromburg@gmail.com

 Application deadline is Sunday, February 25th, 2019 @ Midnight!

All we need is YOU.
You can apply by either filling out the PDF or Word Applications and emailing them to Courtney Tromburg
courtney.tromburg@gmail.com by Sunday, February 25th, 2019 @ midnight or by filling in the Google Form by the above deadline date and time.

Google Form

PDF Application

Word Application