Young Actors Company
Mermaid by Polly Teale
A bold reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen's tale of love, loss and desire, transported to a contemporary setting. Beneath the ocean's waves there is no death or pain or separation. Above, the modern world is beset with war, poverty and desire. On her sixteenth birthday, a mermaid rises up to the surface, leaving her childhood behind forever when she falls in love with a mortal prince. She knows that she can no longer live at the bottom of the ocean - but must she destroy herself in order to be loved?
The Young Actors Company is an elite training program for students ages 13-18 who show exceptional talent in the areas of acting and wish to advance their skills.
The Summer Intensive, which provides approximately 2 weeks, or 80 hours of instruction and performance, is $500 + HST.
The spring program, which provides approximately 160 hours of instruction and performance over 9 weeks, is $500 + HST.
Eligibility to Audition
Students must attend a Summer Intensive Program or have been a cast member of a previous Young Actors Company production.
Please contact Chuck Homewood at 902-429-7300 or email@example.com if you have additional questions.
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