Riotous Youth 2023 Application

Thank you for your interest in Riotous Youth 2023. Bard on the Beach is proud to offer this post-secondary internship to people considering careers in theatres.

Short-listed applicants will be invited to interview. Following interviews, we will be in touch with successful applicants with the details of their offer.

Deadline to submit applications is 11:59pm on January 8, 2023. 

PLEASE NOTE: The application includes long-form responses and a creative submission. We encourage you to review the full form and draft your responses in a separate document to ensure that you have considered and prepared all required criteria.

Questions? Contact Katie Johnstone at


 December 1, 2022 Applications open
January 8, 2023 Application deadline
Mid-January 2023 Follow-up interviews with short-listed candidates
February 2023 Successful candidates receive offers
Submission Form for Riotous Youth 2023


Interest and Availability

Note: Full Riotous Youth program begins in June, but we are getting a sense of earliest availability to be ready for any necessary program adaptations.
If you don't have professional experience working with young people, you may share a personal experience.


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Creative Submission

Please submit an interpretation of a Shakespeare speech that resonates with you (15-20 lines). This could be a performance of the speech, or a creative project designed by the text (short story, painting, a performance you've directed, piece of music etc.) As you put your piece together, please be intentional about your creative choices and use your imagination!