"This whole experience has changed my life for the better. I hope future Young Ruffians have as much fun as I did." -Young Ruffian Alum
Now entering its 8th season, The Young Ruffian Apprenticeship Program is an inclusive, professional, FREE 5-week theatre creation and Shakespeare training program. Many past Young Ruffians have gone on to study acting and several have come back to work with Ruff in subsequent seasons in our Community Choir, in our production, and in 2019, as one of the leaders of the program itself. Integrated into the artistic practice, education gives theatre purpose, encourages risk-taking, and reminds us to look towards the future of the art. Help us support the development of Toronto's future theatre artists.
Our campaign goes until the first day of the program, help us get there today:
$50 helps compensate an actor mentor;
$100 pays for an industry workshop with a theatre professional; or
$500 ensures that we can keep offering this program free of charge.
For more information visit the Young Ruffian webpage.