Next Generation Showcase Schedule 2015

When: Sunday, January 18 and Monday, January 19, 2015
Where: Young Centre for the Performing Arts
Michael Young Theatre
50 Tank House Lane, Toronto

ShowcaseWe warmly invite Directors, Artistic Directors, Producers, Casting Directors, Agents EIC signed or TAMAC members, and other Industry Professionals to join us for our annual showcase of graduating student talent.


For the first time, we will have electronic school kits hosted on Casting Workbook, which will be accessible on tablets, laptops, and smart phones before, during, and after the Showcase event (Wi-Fi is available in the venue).

In the days prior to the Showcase, all attending industry professionals will receive an email with links to each school’s page, containing the headshots and CVs of each performing student.  (Having a Casting Workbook account is not required to view these links.)

As this is a transition year, we will still have the traditional hardcopy school kits available at the event for those who want them. You will also still receive a hardcopy one-pager from each school with a listing of the students’ performance pieces, in order of presentation.

Any feedback or questions on this new initiative can be directed to Erin Keating, Program Coordinator, 416.408.4556 x.12,

R.S.V.P. to the Next Generation Showcase Required by:

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Please call 416.408.4556 x.10 or email

Join the conversation at #TOshowcase

Schedule of Events – Approximate Times

Lunch and Refreshments Provided

Sunday, January 18, 2015

  • 9:00am Industry Check-in
  • 9:30am George Brown Theatre School
  • 10:20am Ryerson University    
  • 11:35am Sheridan / University of Toronto, Mississauga
  • 12:40pm York University (MFA)
  • 1:10pm York University (BFA)
  • 1:45pm Lunch
  • 2:30pm University of Windsor
  • 3:30pm National Theatre School of Canada
  • 4:10pm University of Alberta
  • 4:45pm Canadore College
  • 5:20pm Humber College
  • 6:00pm Networking Party, Hosted by Soulpepper Theatre and sponsored by Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts
  • 7:30pm Panel Discussion – “The Business of Casting”, Sponsored by Casting Workbook

Monday, January 19, 2015

  • 9:30am Industry Check-In
  • 10:00am New Faces
  • 11:00am London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
  • 11:20am Centre for Indigenous Theatre
  • 11:35am St. Clair College
  • 12:30pm Lunch
  • 1:15pm St. Lawrence College
  • 2:30pm Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts
  • 3:45pm Sheridan Institute: Musical Theatre (Part I)
  • 4:45pm Sheridan Institute: Musical Theatre (Part II)
  • 5:30pm Networking Party, Sponsored by Sheridan College

We thank our Next Generation Showcase sponsors






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