Young Actors Company

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 $475 + HST.

YAC Summer Intensive 2016: August 8-19, 2016
Auditions: Saturday, May 7 at 10am, Studio Theatre on Argyle Street
Please prepare one monolgue under 2 minutes.

The spring program, which provides approximately 160 hours of instruction and performance over 9 weeks, is $475 plus HST.


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 if you have additional questions.

This season, YAC Presents:
March 3 to March 5, 2016

A school receives a mysterious script about a girl who died long ago. The director disappears. A new director arrives just in time and knows all about the story of the play. In fact, she seems to know it too well. And how did she get the dead girl’s ring?

Are the students of Herbert Hoover High too wrapped up in miscues, awful accents, and stolen boyfriends to notice? Revenge is coming. Who will pay the price when the real world and the play collide?

Each actor must play two vastly different roles in this spine-tingling comedy thriller. This intense theatrical experience will keep your audience on their edge of their seats. And the twist ending will make them question everything they've witnessed...


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In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, an unlikely hero shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Add in a chatterbox donkey, a spunky cookie, a short prince with a short temper, and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got a twisted fairy tale full of laughs.

Beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre.

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“Funny, clever, insightful and touching... full of music, humour, story and character.” - Globe and Mail

Featuring music from Bach and Beethoven, to Janis Joplin and Billy Joel, two actors, two pianos, and dozens of characters grace the stage in this hilarious story about the triumphs and tortures of chasing your dreams.

Two men. Two pianos. One dream.

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A couple are deciding their future. Thirty-something, educated and thoughtful, they want to have a child for the right reasons. But in a time of global anxiety, overpopulation, erratic weather and political unrest, what exactly are the right reasons?

What will be the first to destruct – the planet or the relationship?

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This award-winning Canadian play will take your breath away.

A tale of three murders based on the real-life crimes of English serial killer George Joseph Smith – three women tell their story from the bathtubs they were drowned in. The Drowning Girls is a haunting story that will leave you breathless.

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Jello shots, a bridezilla, first dance disasters and more! See the “I dos” in this hilarious comedy about the true nature of weddings.

A rousing, rural wedding romp through the perils of pre-nuptial shenanigans.

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Arnold Lobel’s beloved characters hop from the page to the stage in this Tony-nominated musical. 

Part vaudeville, part makebelieve, all charm, A Year with The story of a friendship that endures, weathering all seasons.

A magical, enchanting musical for the entire family.

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