Deadline extended for chance to perform on River Run stage

February 23, 2016

Guelph, ON February 23, 2016 – Aspiring performers, ages 13 to 19, have until Monday, March 21, 2016 to apply for an opportunity to perform on stage at River Run Centre as part of MusicWorks|StageWorks.

MusicWorks|StageWorks is a hands-on performing arts mentorship program for youth offered by River Run Centre in partnership with Guelph Youth Council and with sponsorship support from TD Bank Group.

Under the guidance of River Run’s technical, programming and marketing staff, and with support from Guelph Youth Council members, participants will learn about the various aspects of putting on a professional-style show.

The mentorship program is inclusive of music, theatre, spoken word, dance, short film and comedy, and offers aspiring performers real life experience in concept development, production and stage presence.

Rehearsals are scheduled in mid-April for two weeks, and the program will culminate in public performances in the first week of May to celebrate National Youth Week.

Applications will be accepted online at until Monday March 21, 2016. Anyone with questions about the program or application process should contact [email protected].


Jen Rafter, Cultural Program and Event Coordinator
Culture, Tourism and Community Investment, Public Services
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2629
[email protected]

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