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Coquitlam Youth Theatre (CYT)

Our CYT programs provide performance-based training for emerging theatre artists. Company members will hone their skills in movement, voice and character development while rehearsing for public performances. CYT provides an exciting opportunity for young actors to work with experienced professionals and learn various techniques and skills in a hands-on environment. Find out more about Coquitlam Youth Theatre, Junior CYT and our new Coquitlam Youth Musical Theatre programs below!

Coquitlam Youth Theatre

For ages 13-17

Be part of a performance-based youth theatre company, and work with professional theatre directors, master theatre artists and designers! This class will hone acting, singing and dancing skills in a collaborative environment. Students will present two performances throughout the season (format and details will be shared closer to the performance dates).

Company Rehearsals

Rehearsals will run from September 9, 2023, to June 15, 2024. 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 performer who wants to strengthen your craft? Join this class to work collaboratively with fellow students and learn about a variety of theatre and performance techniques with a focus on teamwork. Students will present two small performances (format and details will be shared closer to the performance dates). This class is a stepping-stone to becoming a member of the Coquitlam Youth Theatre. No previous experience is necessary.

Company Rehearsals

Rehearsals will run from September 9, 2023, to June 15, 2024. Performance details will be finalized within the first term of classes.

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 and designers) of the theatre productions.
Jr. Coquitlam Youth Theatre Production Fee: $150

Coquitlam Youth Musical Theatre

For ages 9-12

Love to sing, dance and act? Learn how to put the skills of dancing, acting and singing together to become a Triple Threat performer. Students will present two performances (format and details will be shared closer to the performance dates). No previous experience is necessary.

Company Rehearsals

Rehearsals will run from September 12, 2023, to June 11, 2024. Performance details will be finalized within the first term of classes.

CYT Faculty

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

Non-refundable Coquitlam Youth Musical 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


Registration Information

No audition or previous experience is necessary. Public registration for this program opens on June 26, 2023. Register by calling us at 604.664.1636 or in person at Place des Arts.

It is the student’s 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.

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