Young People's Theatre's Children, Youth, and Performance Conference

The Young People’s Theatre in Toronto is holding a ‘Children, Youth, and Performance’ conference which includes a full-day of workshops, networking opportunities, panels, performances and roundtable discussions for educators on Sunday June 24th. This event, held at the oldest and most well-known children’s theatre in the country, provides teachers with ideas and resources to use drama in classrooms, networking with researchers, performers, educators and industry experts, and participating in unique workshops. The day includes light lunch and refreshments.

We are offering a significant discount to students ('student' also includes part-time students, graduate students, recent graduates, incoming students, or those taking AQs and/or other courses - all who wish to identify as a student).  Registration is $40 + tax (student) or $70 + tax (regular). Registration covers all workshops, performances, food and refreshments available during the conference. 


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You will have access to numerous workshops, performances, panels and sessions, covering a wide variety of topics, such as:


  • Drama in Alternative Education
  • Building Plays from Scratch with Students
  • Drama for Social Justice and Advocacy
  • Drama-Based Research
  • Inclusive Performance Education
  • Teaching Drama and Shakespeare
  • Artists Mentoring Youth (the AMY project)
  • Story-telling through Drama
  • Addressing Able-ism through Image Theatre
  • Drama for Development


This is conference is an interactive and intimate setting; spaces are limited and fill up quickly. Register early to confirm your spot. Questions may be directed