Next Generation Showcase

Showcase2018 WarmupsTheatre Ontario's Next Generation Showcase is our annual January event that provides graduating students of post-secondary conservatory theatre training programs with the opportunity to audition for industry professionals.

The event is attended by artistic directors, freelance directors, casting directors, and agents who are signed to the EIC or members of TAMAC.

Besides the students showcasing their talent, we also have several opportunities for students, faculty, and industry professionals to meet and network with each other at our networking parties.


The participating schools are:

  • Canadore College - Theatre Arts Program
  • Centre for Indigenous Theatre
  • Concordia University
  • George Brown Theatre School
  • Humber College - Theatre Performance Program
  • London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
  • National Theatre School of Canada
  • Randolph College for the Performing Arts
  • Ryerson University - Theatre School
  • Sheridan / University of Toronto Mississauga - Theatre & Drama Studies Program
  • Sheridan Institute – Music Theatre Performance Program
  • St. Clair College – Music Theatre Performance
  • St. Lawrence College – Music Theatre Performance
  • Thorneloe/Laurentian University
  • University of Alberta
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Windsor - School of Dramatic Art
  • York University - Department of Theatre

Next Generation Showcase also includes "New Faces"

Showcase 2018

Next Generation Showcase 2018 was held on Sunday, January 14th and Monday, January 15th at the Al Green Theatre (Spadina and Bathurst) in Toronto

Schedule for Showcase 2018

Apply for New Faces at Showcase 2018 (closed)

Volunteer Opportunities at Showcase 2018 (closed)

Panel Discussion at Showcase 2018


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Thank You to our Showcase 2018 Supporters

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For More Information

For more information about Theatre Ontario's Next Generation Showcase, contact Rachel Kennedy, Professional Theatre and Education Manager, at programs[@] or 416.408.4556 x.12.


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