Youth Leadership




WHO: Youth between grade 7 to 12, who are looking to build leadership skills, and have an interest in performing arts, equity and social justice.

WHAT: The Youth Leadership Program is a year-long program that allows youth to learn hands-on skills while earning volunteer hours. Youth Leaders will participate in a 6 weekly trainings that will teach them leadership skills, anti-oppressive training, theatre/ activity programming. Once training is complete, Youth Leaders will have the opportunity to meet and work with professionals. At the conclusion of the program year participants will receive letters of recommendations and references to help them in their future job searches and they may apply for available paid summer employment with Roseneath Theatre.

WHEN: Training will begin November 6, and conclude December 11. Training will be held Tuesday evenings from 5-7 p.m. Youth will also be called upon during various programs Roseneath will be putting on throughout the school year.  November 6th, will be a mandatory session for all interested youth. 

WHERE: Roseneath Theatre at 651 Dufferin Street, on the third floor.

HOW: Please complete the application form 

WHY: Roseneath Theatre’s Youth Leadership Program strives to give youth who are passionate about the arts and community service a chance to explore education, theatre and the arts in a non-traditional way. The program allows students to safely and comfortably explore their own strengths and areas for growth through hands-on work experience. Roseneath Theatre’s Youth Leaders will build their confidence, social skills and expand themselves artistically, emotionally and socially. This program will give students the chance to broaden their world and explore interests and passions that they may not realize they’ve had. They will also gain documented community service hours which are required to complete high school in Ontario and professional contacts to support their next endeavours.


  • November 6, 2018 Introduction and Information Session
  • November 13, 2018 Anti- Oppression 10
  • November 20, 2018 Programming 
  • November 27, LGBT Community and Education
  • December 4, 2018 Leadership 
  • December 11, 2018 Performing Arts

***Please Note: Youth that have been selected will recieve an e-mail from us by November 1

ABOUT US: Roseneath Theatre, founded in 1983, is a professional theatre company based in Toronto (at Dundas/Dufferin). We specialize in the development and production of award-winning plays for young people that powerfully address social justice and equity issues that young people face in their lives. Our primary work is the touring of these plays to schools across Ontario and throughout North America.