Young People’s Theatre 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 scholars and 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, educators and industry experts, and participation in unique workshops. The day includes lunch and refreshments.


This is an opportunity to learn new skills, take workshops, and set your resume apart. We are offering a significant discount to education students (covering all workshops, performances, food and refreshments available during the conference). All students receive the discounted fee of $40 plus tax, rather than $70 (regular).




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 Education
  • Teaching Drama and Shakespeare
  • Artists Mentoring Youth
  • Story-telling through Drama
  • 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 to

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