In their 51st year, The Young Canadians, or “YC” can look forward to excelling as the elite young Calgary performers that astound audiences each and every time they hit the stage. Our uniquely developed Young Canadians School of the Performing Arts takes an approach to performance training that includes a wide array of elite classes that will inspire our community’s most talented youth.

We are very excited to announce and invite community youth ages 7 to 11 to audition for membership in the Young Canadians exciting Grandstand Show at the Calgary Stampede.

All NEW JUNIOR Young Canadian hopefuls are invited to an Open Call audition at TransAlta Performing Arts Studios on February 1, 2019 for Vocalists and Dancers. 

To register for the upcoming auditions, please fill out the form below.  For more information please email

Wishing you success and looking forward to seeing you excel!


Audition Dates for Ages 7 – 11

Auditions for ages 11 – 21 will be held in July 2019. Please check back for more information.

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Please specify the amount of training or experience: when, where, etc. and what you are studying at the present time.

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