Provided are some of the Frequently Asked Questions we have answered regarding The Musicial Theatre Conference Student Edition. If you have any additional questions please email us and we would be happy to respond in a timely manner. Thank you.
FAQ’s About The Musical Theatre Conference Student Edition
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Is there free parking available?
Yes, there is free parking on Kildonan Park roads adjacent to the theatre and in the main parking lot in Kildonan Park. Teachers and students are not permitted to park in the Rainbow Stage staff parking lot.
When do we arrive and where do we go?
Please arrive between 8:00-8:45am and follow signage to sit in the main auditorium. Welcome announcements will be at 8:50 and the first conference session will start at 9:00am
Should students bring a lunch? Will the concessions be open?
The concessions stands in Rainbow Stage are not open at this time of year. Students and teachers are encouraged to bring their own lunch as the lunch break is only 45 mins.
Is there water available?
Yes. There are coolers with large water jugs placed around the facility for the event. Those attending are encouraged to bring a refillable water bottle.
Who is teaching the sessions?
Instructors and Assistants are not engaged until early spring. All Instructors are established and professional teaching artists and Assistants are experienced and professional emerging artists. The majority of the faculty is comprised of Rainbow Stage working professionals and alumni. A complete faculty list will be posted on the Conference webpages upon full confirmation.
How long are the sessions and what happens in them?
Each session is 1 hour. Click on the session description tab to get an overview of each of this year’s sessions.
What do we need to bring?
Please bring a notebook, a lunch and a water bottle. Rainbow Stage is an indoor /outdoor venue, so the weather is definitely a factor. Please check the weather forecast before you come and plan appropriately. Having a few light layers of clothing is a good idea as session areas vary in climate. Comfortable footwear is a must as many areas around the building are concrete. Open toed shoes and sandals are not allowed in back stage areas and are uncomfortable to wear at Rainbow Stage.
Am I allowed to take photos or videos?
Rainbow Stage has a respectful social media policy, which will be shared upon registration and posted around the venue. Picture and video taking is allowable but Rainbow Stage reserves the right to ask individuals to refrain if they are in violation of the policy.
How do I register and pay?
Please go to the how to register section for the Conference registration and payment process. The conference was sold out well in advance in 2017 and 2018. Register today and pay at your earliest convenience to guarantee your spot at the conference.
What is your refund policy?
Refunds are not available for this program.
What if it’s raining, is the event cancelled?
No. The event will not be cancelled due to rain or cold weather. There is a contingency plan for rain and most areas are covered.