The AMY Spring Theatre Creation Program is our flagship activity, a 14-week performance creation program offered each spring to young women and non-binary youth between 14 and 22 years of age.

It’s a chance to work with some of Toronto’s most exciting artists and create & perform your own work! AMY will meet on Monday evenings January-May 2018. The program offers many exciting elements:

  • One-one mentorship from a top Toronto artist
  • Theatre creation workshops
  • Work with a team of directors and other AMY participants to devise an original show based on your own stories
  • Healthy group meals at every rehearsal
  • Free TTC transportation to and from every rehearsal
  • Perform at Canadian Stage!
  • Possibility to continue on to the AMY Summer Performance Program
  • Make new friends and a join a fun, supportive, creative community!

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Applications are  closed for the 2018 Theatre Creation Porgram. If you have questions or would like to be alerted as to when applications open for the next round of programming, feel free to contact AMY’s Artistic Director Nikki at



“To make a show from scratch was incredible. You feel like you really accomplish something, that you actually did something, you can own it and call it your own. It’s a great feeling!” – Kaitlynn

“Being around so many artistic people who are just so free, and who are so supportive of other women, and people of colour, and people of all genders and sexualities – it really changed me. I’m way more open minded, way more accepting, and I’ve just learned things that I never even knew before.” – Whitney

“AMY has held space for me, made me more confident, and made me feel like I can claim that space. That I am good at what I do…. AMY also shaped me through community, through the people I’ve met. The co-directors, facilitators, participants. Being able to go every week to witness the work that these amazing young woman and non-binary folks share, to learn their experiences. Sharing a meal every week is amazing. It gave me community that I was lacking for a while.” – A.A.

“AMY for me was life-changing in a lot of ways. I learned a lot about myself. I grew as a writer, as a performer, I made really good friends. I feel more and more confident when I’m with the group, stronger when I’m with the group… it was just a really great way to get your feet wet in this field of performance.” – Morgan

“The AMY Project has been one of the best things I could have done as a female artist in Toronto. AMY Project provided an inclusive space for a level of creativity and self discovery that has opened so many doors for me, as well as a lasting mentorship and a network of brilliant artists.” – Julia

“AMY has taught me how to be more honest with myself and in my work. Our fantastic leadership and fellow participants helped me feel safe and welcomed to take these leaps together. It has made me a braver version of myself.” – Bessie

The AMY Spring Theatre Creation Program is supported by our arts partners Jumblies Theatre and Canadian Stage, as well as our other funders and supporters.

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