A series of workshops with professional book writers, composers and lyricists to help you develop the craft of music theatre writing. Work with like minded artists and meet collaborators, and receive mentorship and support while you write a ten minute musical to be presented at the end of the two week program!


Young Artist Writers Workshop was created to nurture young composers, lyricists and book writers, bring emerging writers together and form new collaborations. As well as to help facilitate the creation of new Canadian Musical Theatre.

Young Artist Writers Workshop | May 28 – June 8, 2018

Monday-Friday 9:00-4:00pm | Ages: 18+

Artistic Director Melissa Bencic
Program Co-ordinator: Steven Gallagher

12 Artists will be Accepted


Book Writing: Steven Gallagher
Lyrics for Musical Theatre: Adam Sakiyama
Songwriting as a Team: Colleen Dauncey & Akiva Romer-Segal
Finding your Muse: Kevin Wong
And More TBA…

Returning Artist Tuition: $725 for one or $700 each for two or more intensives.
Tuition: $775 for one or $750 each for two or more intensives.

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2018

Send in your submission today!