Native Youth Theatre

Native Youth Theatre (NYT) specializes in theatre classes for young people like your kids, grandkids, nieces, nephews, and friends!

Our exciting, supportive and FREE acting courses are geared especially for young indigenous actors (ages 9 to 18) and are designed to foster imagination, creativity, self-esteem and self-confidence.

Registrations for 2019 are currently closed.  If you would like to add your name to be contacted for registration in future sessions, please email

Here is more information on our Fall, 2019 courses.

TUESDAYS in Studio 3 | Start Date: Oct 15 | Time: 6:00 to 8:00pm

Harness all that is special in you and create a whole new version of yourself by using your mind and body in this immersive beginner’s guide to acting. You’ll be introduced to all the tools an actor needs from their own body, breath and movement – including the skills and experience to harness that energy through improvisation. This workshop will prepare you to grow and explore as you work towards presenting the fruits of your study before an audience at our yearly performance.

TUESDAYS in Studio 4 | Start Date: Oct 15 | Time: 6:00 to 8:00pm

Building on previous experience, you will develop your dramatic acting skills with physical and vocal warm-ups, creative movement, improvisation and games. Explore your inner talents and express yourself in a team setting, working collaboratively with colleagues who love to act as much as you do. Learn to express yourself and work collectively towards presenting the fruits of your study before an audience at our yearly performance.

FRIDAYS in Studio 1 | Start Date: Oct 20 | Time: 6:00 to 8:00pm

Aimed at students who feel comfortable as actors and want to experience the high level of collaboration that filmmaking requires. After learning the basics, students will work together in groups to write, plan, shoot, participate as actors and edit short films with the support of experienced instructors.

WEDNESDAYS in Studio 3 | Start Date: Nov 6 | Time: 6:00 to 8:00pm

Our top level class requires an audition for this level of class. Our classically trained Oijbwe instructor, Waawaate Fobister will work closely with you to create a masterpiece at the year’s end that encapsulates the skills learned from our program and draws from any previous drama experiences.

 This class is by Audition Only! Refer to registration form for sign up, once submitted you will be scheduled a date and time with follow up.

For more information about NYT, please call us at 204.947.0394 or email

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