The Young Canadians Auditions Return for the 2017/2018 Season

Calgary – For 50 years, The Young Canadians have been recognized as Calgary’s elite youth performers, astounding audiences every time they take the stage. The Calgary Stampede Foundation is thrilled to continue its tradition and invite community youth to audition to be a part of The Young Canadians program for the 2017/2018 season.

Interested and talented youth who want to be a part of the magic are invited to register for the June 3 and 4 auditions at the TransAlta Performing Arts Studios.

WHAT: The Young Canadian Auditions 2017


Dance Auditions
Ages 11 – 14: June 3, 2017. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.
Ages 15-18: June 3, 2017. Registration starts at 10:00 a.m.

Vocal Auditions
Ages 11-14: June 4, 2017. Registration starts at 11:00 a.m.
Ages 15-18: June 4, 2017. Registration starts at 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: TransAlta Performing Arts Studios
1302 6 St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 4Z2

* Please Note: Dancers/Singers are only required to audition once and have the choice of two possible audition days.*

To find information on the dance auditions and to pre-register, please click here. To find information on vocal auditions and to pre-register, please click here.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment, passion and discipline for the performing arts. Candidates are required to have pre-existing training in dance and/or vocal, based on their area of specialization.

All successful June audition attendees will be invited to the July workshop weekend for the experience of a lifetime! The July workshop will be an exciting and intensive weekend at the TransAlta Performing Arts Studios, July 28 – 30, 2017. It will combine current members of The Young Canadians with new performers, creating the membership of The Young Canadians for the 2017/2018 season.

Audition information for ages 7-10 will be available in November 2017.

About the Calgary Stampede Foundation
Since its inception in 1994, the Calgary Stampede Foundation has worked to preserve and promote western traditions, culture and heritage through charitable giving as well as promoting and advancing character-building youth programs. Through their successful “We’re Greatest Together” capital campaign, the Foundation and Calgary Stampede work with community leaders and philanthropists to develop world class programs and facilities that ensure our western legacy is preserved for future generations.

See more at