The Young Canadians

In their 50th 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 50th year of our program.

All NEW Young Canadian hopefuls are invited to register for the June 3 and 4, 2017 audition experience at TransAlta Performing Arts Studios. All successful June 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 TransAlta 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 28, 29, and 30, 2017.

Wishing you success and looking forward to seeing you excel!


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

Audition dates for ages 7-18 are:

Dance – Ages 11-14: June 3, 2017. Registration starts at 8:30 am.
Dance – Ages 15-18: June 3, 2017. Registration starts at 10:00 am.
View Dance Audition Information Package

Vocal – Ages 11-14: June 4, 2017. Registration starts at 11:00 am.
Vocal – Ages 15-18: June 4, 2017. Registration starts at 12:00 pm.
View Vocal Audition Information Package

Audition information for ages 7-11 will be available in November 2017.


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