The Young Canadians

In their 51st year, The Young Canadians, or “TYC” can look forward to excelling as the elite young Calgary performers that astound audiences each and every time they hit the stage. Our uniquely developed Young Canadians School of the Performing Arts takes an approach to performance training that includes a wide array of elite classes that will inspire our community’s most talented youth.

We are very excited to announce and invite community youth to audition for membership in the The Young Canadians exciting upcoming year, celebrating the 51st year of our program.

All NEW Young Canadian hopefuls are invited to an Open Call audition experience at Trans Alta Performing Arts Studios on June 8, 2018 for Dancers and June 9, 2018 for Vocalists and All Males. All successful open call audition attendees will be invited to the July Audition workshop weekend for an experience of a lifetime!

The July Audition Workshop will be an exciting and extensive audition workshop weekend at Trans Alta Performing Arts Studios. This is the Audition that will combine current successful Young Canadians and successful new hopefuls to create the membership for the 50th anniversary year. Workshop dates are July 20, 21 and 22, 2018.

Wishing you success and looking forward to seeing you excel!

Strong youth. Stronger community.
Creating and nurturing potential is at the heart of what the Calgary Stampede Foundation does. It provides youth with the skills, training and structure to look to the future and take it on.  No matter who they are, where they come from, the Calgary Stampede Foundation inspires possibility in everyone. It promises strength for our community, a support for families and an inclusive place for youth. Through the goodness of our citizens and the help of the Calgary Stampede Foundation, anything is possible.

To register for the upcoming auditions please fill out the form below.  For more information please email

Audition dates for ages 11-18 are:

Dance – Ages 11-14: June 8, 2018. Registration starts at 4:00 pm.
Dance – Ages 15-18: June 8, 2018. Registration starts at 6:00 pm.
View Dance Audition Information Package Ages 11-14
View Dance Audition Information Package Ages 15-18

Vocal and All Males – Ages 11-18: June 9, 2018. Registration starts at 9:00 am.
View Vocal Audition Information Package Ages 11-14
View Vocal Audition Information Package Ages 15-18

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