Spark

Whether you’ve hit the stage before or just want to dip your toes into performance, this program offers a safe space to create and have fun.

The Spark Teen Intensive is a new performing arts summer program for Hamilton high school students. Participants engage in arts workshops led by Hamilton performing artists, learn practical creation skills, and develop an original performance presented during the Hamilton Fringe Festival!

Dates: July 20th-30th No Sunday Rehearsal
Times: 1:00pm-5:30pm daily
Locationthe Music Hall, 24 Main St W, Hamilton, ON”
Ages: 13-18
Accessibility
Spark is offered for FREE with a budget dedicated to supporting transportation and food costs. The program location includes gender neutral washrooms and is wheelchair accessible.

With only 10 spots available, sign up by Thursday, June 30th at 11:59pm ET to apply for a spot at the Spark Teen Intensive today! 

See below for application details. Applications can also be completed over the phone or in person. Please call 289-698-2234 or email spark@hftco.ca to apply or arrange a time to meet.

Thank you to our sponsors…

  • Opportunity to create and perform a show as part of the Hamilton Fringe Festival
  • Acting, movement, dance, spoken word, and music workshops with guest artists
  • Build bridges with professional artists
  • Inspiration and encouragement to continue making art in Hamilton
  • No experience required!
  • Young people interested in and excited by the arts!
  • High school students ages 13-18 living and/or studying in Hamilton
  • Youth who want to develop skills as actors, dancers/movement practitioners, storytellers, and performing artists
  • Those with experience and those new to the arts and interested in learning more!

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Previous Spark Cohorts

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