The Rainbow Stage
The Acting Intensive
The Acting Intensive features paid, professional training for selected emerging and early career local musical theatre artists. Applicants may also apply to audit the classes and participate free of charge. Each year centers around a different theme and the number of participants varies based on available funding. We encourage any emerging or early career musical theatre artist who is seeking further professional development to apply.
The Acting Intensive takes place annually (usually in the Fall). Applications are made publicly available on our social media, website and email list.
This program is generously supported by private donors. To help us grow this program, DONATE HERE.
**Deadline to apply: Friday, Oct 21 @ 5:00pm**
Many musical theatre artists find their way to Rainbow Stage through life-long singing and dancing communities and acting can be the final piece of their triple threat skill set!
The Acting Intensive features paid, professional training for selected emerging and early career local musical theatre artists. Applicants may also apply to audit the classes and participate free of charge. This year, (6) Artists will be paid for the training and (4) artists will be invited to audit.
This year’s Intensive will explore the themes: Humility and Courage. Participants will explore sessions on ACTING from the experience and perspective of this year’s inspiring instructors:
Katie German, Simon Miron, Paula Potosky, and more!
Instructors and participants will explore the themes of Humility and Courage through Acting Through Scene, Acting Through Song, Singing Technique and Movement for the Actor.
Location: Crescent Arts Centre, Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, 525 Wardlaw, Winnipeg, MB
Date and Time: Monday Nov.14 – Friday Nov. 18, 2022, 9:00-5:00 pm
Paid Participant positions are given to early career musical theatre artists who have begun to establish themselves within the profession. Applicants should have excellent availability. An artistic resume, headshot and completed application form are required.
Auditor Participant positions are given to emerging musical theatre artists with training and experience in theatre and a demonstrable commitment to the profession. Absences are excused within reason and should be listed on the application form. An artistic resume, headshot and the completed application form are required.
Past Acting Intensive participants (Paid or Auditor) may reapply.
*The Acting Intensive has shifted its focus to early career and emerging artists. Established artists are encouraged to apply for our Professional Mentorship Program.
Please send resume/form to:
Taylor Gregory, Education Developer: email@example.com
Subject Line: YOUR NAME-2022 Intensive Application
Frequently Asked Questions
HOW WOULD I EXPRESS INTEREST IN TEACHING FOR THE ACTING INTENSIVE?
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If you have questions about the Acting Intensive, send them to us and we will add them to this page!
Rainbow Stage is committed to promote equal engagement opportunities by inclusive casting of artists who self-identify as diverse in roles where ethnicity, gender, age, the presence or absence of a disability, or any other ground of discrimination prohibited by law, is not prescribed