Graham Scott Fleming, Alessia Lupiano in UnCovered: Billy Joel & Elton John (2014). Photography: Joanna Akyol.

RBC Apprentice Program

The RBC Apprentice Program offers six post-secondary artists one year of mentorship with The Musical Stage Company, learning from our local and visiting artists and receiving substantial showcase opportunities to help build the foundation for their careers. Our RBC Apprentice Program is made up of the winners of The Banks Prize (a cash award given to two emerging artists each year) and four emerging artists in different areas of production.

2016/2017 RBC Apprentice Artists

Jahlen Barnes (Performance/Banks Prize Winner)
Deanna Choi (Composition)
Arinea Hermans (Performance/Banks Prize Winner)
Rob Kempson (Direction)
Michaela Steven (Stage Management)
Aijia Waithe (Performance)

Information about becoming a 2017/2018 RBC apprentice will be made available in the Fall of 2017.

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