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Coquitlam Youth Theatre (CYT)

This is a performance-based training company made up of emerging theatre artists between the ages of 13 and 17. Company members will hone their skills in movement, voice and vocal technique and character development while rehearsing for public performances. The CYT provides an exciting opportunity for young actors to work with experienced professionals and learn various techniques and skills while developing and presenting captivating performances. We are accepting auditions! For ages 9-12 we have Junior Coquitlam Youth Theatre.

Audition for the Coquitlam Youth Theatre 2022/23 season

Auditions are still being accepted. Please read on for more information.

Review the Auditions Package, and rehearse and memorize one of the monologues provided. Pick the one that interests you most. Before your audition, it is highly recommended you do background research on the character of your chosen piece. You can also choose to perform any additional talents such as dancing, singing, juggling or playing musical instruments during your audition.

In your self-tape, please start with your full name and age and then perform your monologue. Feel free to add snippets of your special skills at the end.

Fill out the Audition Form and email it and your audition (your “self-tape) to Jessie Au – Sr. Fine & Performing Arts Programmer | jau@placedesarts.ca

 

 

Registration Information

Registration into the Coquitlam Youth Theatre program is by-audition only. It is the students’ responsibility to arrange transportation to and from rehearsals, classes and performance venues. Students will not be permitted to miss more than two rehearsals per term. Exceptions for medical or compassionate reasons may be considered upon receipt of a written explanation submitted to the Sr. Fine & Performing Arts Programmer within 24 hours of absenteeism. Failure to meet this attendance requirement may result in expulsion from the Coquitlam Youth Theatre program.

Company Rehearsals

Rehearsals will run from September 10, 2022, to June 10, 2023, for all Coquitlam Youth Theatre Company members. Performance details will be finalized within the first term of classes.

CYT Faculty

Place des Arts instructor Seamus Fera will lead rehearsals and direct both shows. Additional guest instructors and master artists will be working with the CYT actors throughout the season.

Non-refundable Coquitlam Youth Theatre Production Fees

A non-refundable production fee is payable in full at the time of enrolment. The production fee is used to offset the production costs (production designer, costumes, sets, props, venue rental, royalties and scripts, transportation for props, tech fees, designers) of the theatre productions.
Coquitlam Youth Theatre Production Fee: $425

Junior Coquitlam Youth Theatre

For ages 9-12

Are you a keen young thespian who wants to deepen their craft? Come join Junior Coquitlam Youth Theatre! You will work collaboratively with fellow students and learn about a variety of theatre and performance techniques with a focus on ensemble and teamwork. Students will present two small performances. Performance format and details will be shared closer to the date of the performances. This program is a great stepping-stone to becoming a member of the Coquitlam Youth Theatre company.

No audition or previous experience is necessary. Registration for this program opens on June 27, 2022. Register by calling us at 604.664.1636 or in person at Place des Arts.

Junior CYT Faculty

Seamus Fera

Non-refundable Coquitlam Youth Theatre Production Fees

A non-refundable production fee is payable in full at the time of enrolment. The production fee is used to offset the production costs (production designer, costumes, sets, props, venue rental, royalties and scripts, transportation for props, tech fees, designers) of the theatre productions.
Jr. Coquitlam Youth Theatre Production Fee: $150

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