Through this unique engagement program, local youth are given the opportunity to gain experience, skills and training that will ultimately will help them to express their artistic goals while working alongside and learning from, professional artists in an esteemed theatre company.
Sales & Marketing Manager Julie Howe is eager to continue Nexicom’s support of this program again in 2021, “While proudly supporting 4th Line Theatre as a Season Sponsor for the past 25+ years, we were extremely excited to expand our yearly financial support to include their new Youth Emerging Voices Campaign in 2020.
4th Line Theatre’s 2019 summer season 62 youth actors were engaged in productions, each contributing more than 210 hours while learning to work collaboratively to achieve artistic excellence and the ‘Double Your Impact with Nexicom’ initiative will ensure the program’s success in the theatre’s upcoming 29th season of bringing history to life on the outdoor stage of the Winslow Farm.
4th Line Theatre’s Emerging Voices Youth Apprenticeship Program requires an average of $20,000 in funding annually in order to effectively train youth volunteers. Donations to this program are used for professional artist fees including workshops, vocal and dialect coaching, acting and
We are so excited to announce that Nexicom will again double the impact of donations made to 4th Line Theatre's Emerging Voices Program for the 2021 season. Between February 1st and March 1st 2021, donors will be able to inspire more creativity, connection and confidence through their gift to the youth apprenticeship program thanks to the matching initiative.
Community volunteers have always played a major role in 4th Line Theatre’s iconic history. From the first play at the Winslow Farm in 1992 to last year’s Bedtime Stories and Other Horrifying Tales, their impact has helped the theatre to continue to create epic productions it has become known for over the past two decades. This exceptional apprenticeship program works to realize the valuable role that young people play within their community, give voice to their ideas and stories, provides mentorship and a supportive environment to express themselves.
This unique program recognizes the importance young people play within our community, and gives voice to their ideas and stories through their participation in the Arts. The continued success of this program is vital to ensure our youth can experience the wonders that live theatre has to offer. It inspires and nurtures creativity, develops positive socialization skills, and fosters personal growth and self-esteem. We highly recommend this program to any business or individual looking to support youth and the Arts in our great community.”
movement coaching, choreography and fight direction as well as technical production coaching to benefit youth volunteers. Additionally, funds are used to provide paid apprenticeship opportunities for selected young artists. Each participant in the Emerging Voices Program also receives an honorarium to recognize their time commitment.
Donations can be made online or by calling the 4th Line Theatre Box Office & Administrative Centre at 705-932-4445 until March 1st to qualify for match by Nexicom.