Show Me Your Passion | 2016-2017
You can apply to Jeunes Artistes in ONE of the 6 following categories.
A student tells a story without notes or minimal notes using plot and the arc of a story to engage listeners.
This category allows students to tell either their own story or a pre-selected story to an audience. The focus is on how to bring to life a series of events to life to capture an audience. The use of plot and the arc of a story will help engage listeners and give storytellers a place to begin.
2. Spoken Word Poetry
A student or a group of students will present a poem in a spoken word format.
This category allows students to use poetry as an expression form similar to formats in poetry slams. The content can be composed by the student or use an existing poem with translated content 50% in English, 50% in French.
A student or a group of students will compose and perform an original or cover song half in French, half in English.
This category is for musicians who love to compose and perform their own music, or cover original songs in their own unique way.
4. Dramatic Reading
A student or a group of students will recite a work of literature with an interpretive or dramatic use of voice and gesture, or tell of an original story with minimal or no notes.
This category allows students to pick their favourite author's work and perform it in a creative way, using their public speaking skills.
5. Ghost Writer *two students minimum
A student will compose an original piece for presentation by another student.
This category is built for team-work. One student creates an original piece of work that fits into the above categories without having to present it in front of an audience. The second student must be able to present the piece and bring it to life in accordance with the intentions of the writer. Together the skills of the writer and presenter make the written text come alive. The writer must be able to introduce the piece and discuss their creative process. The Ghost Writer is a unique opportunity to pair the strengths and creativity of two students.
6. Documentary Filmmaker
A student or a group of students will create a short documentary about a topic of their choice that tells a story.
This category allows students to create a short film documentary about a topic of their choice, capturing our attention about a story, person, myth or legacy. The Documentary maker must be able to introduce or present the short film and be prepared to answer questions about the film.