The Youth Assembly, now in its second year, is a free performing arts conference for youth between the ages of 16 to 24 who are curious or passionate about pursuing a career in the performing arts. There will be a focus on youth engagement and tackling issues relevant to emerging artists. The Youth Assembly—a full day of workshops, presentations, and critical dialogue—is part of an important global discourse and your chance to contribute, network and build community. Afterwards, join us for a performance of Concord Floral for only $5.
1:00–1:45PM Catered lunch and mingling
1:45PM Welcome and introduction
2:00PM Point Blank Poets (England) workshop
3:00PM Performance showcase
3:40PM Short break
3:45PM Panel: What can a career in the arts look like?
- Remy Siu
- Robert Leveroos
- Justine A. Chambers
- Athena Ivison
4:15PM Transition to break out sessions
4:20PM Break out dialogue #1
- Starting New Initiatives
- Technology in Performance
- Performance-making: From Inception to Completion
5:05PM Break out dialogue #2
- What Makes Successful Collaboration?
- Tackling Sensitive Subject Matter
- Community-Engaged Arts Practices
6:00PM Youth Assembly ends
7:00PM Optional Concord Floral show