Scarborough Arts’ EAST Collective is pleased to offer free professional development workshops for youth aged 16-24. Learn about the business side of being an artist; find out where you can access resources to plan, fund, promote and successfully execute your event or project; and network with arts management and music industry professionals.
Here are the workshops being offered:
Thursday, April 9, 2015: MARKETING YOUR BRAND
Facilitated by: Priya Ramanujam, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Urbanology Magazine
What’s in a brand? You will learn about various marketing strategies that will allow you to effectively promote and/or sell your practice, craft, or brand. The workshop will also touch upon how arts managers can identify and craft a specific marketing strategy for someone else’s brand or creative practice.
With social media being the widespread mode of promotion nowadays, the workshop will additionally focus on social media etiquette and on identifying how to leverage … Read More »
Scarborough Arts, in collaboration with R.I.S.E. Edutainment and the Toronto Public Library, presents EAST Spoken Word & Music Workshops for youth ages 12-19.
Register now for these FREE workshops to explore your creativity and to develop your craft in spoken word, performance poetry, and music, with facilitators from R.I.S.E. Edutainment!
MALVERN workshops begin on June 21. KINGSTON-GALLOWAY/ORTON PARK workshops begin August 2. SCARBOROUGH VILLAGE workshops begin September 13. (TTC tokens and food will be provided.)
Taking the idea of “neighbourhood games” as a theme, the program is designed to promote youth creative expression, animate communities and public spaces, and inspire collaboration between young performers and their peers across the Scarborough. Participants in the program will have several opportunities to showcase their work, receive feedback, and learn about wider youth arts networks and resources.
The FREE workshops … Read More »
I Have a Dream (IHAD) was a dance collective movement involving youth ages 15-19 years old. This dance collective led by youth and for youth engaged self-taught youth dancers and encouraged them to pursue dance through knowledge, experience and available resources needed to be successful in the field. IHAD was a Collaboration between Scarborough Arts and the I Have a Dream Collective, funded by the Laidlaw Foundation.
In 2010, youth across the Scarborough region auditioned for their part in the I Have a Dream collective movement in hopes of taking part in the 2011 dance workshops. Entering the intensive IHAD workshops, each of these individuals were able to refine their self-taught moves with the help of professionals from the Larchaud Dance Project. Together, they explored three dance genres: Hip Hop, Contemporary and Pair Dance. Each of these genres provided IHAD dancers … Read More »