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Kids Program 2013-2014 Registration Begins Today!

Submitted by Nicole Sloan on 6/3/2013

After an action-packed weekend at the Kids Program Year-End Showcase, registration begins today for the 2013-2014 Kids Program. Applications are currently being taken for all classes -- Dance (ballet... [MORE]

20 Years After A Kiss

Submitted by George Randolph on 5/24/2013

May 3, 2013 was a special day in the history of the Randolph Academy. It was the 20th anniversary of the Broadway premiere of Kiss of the Spider Woman starring Chita Rivera and the then up-and-coming... [MORE]

Of the Arts and Alumni in Amman

Submitted by George Randolph on 5/13/2013

During the April break, I had the opportunity to travel to Amman, Jordan to visit the Stardust Academy. In 2011, the Randolph Academy partnered with the Stardust Academy to introduce a performing... [MORE]

If We Were Birds Video Blog #4

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 3/27/2013

Phoebe Hu and Nicole Kung on appearing in the Randolph Academy's production of If We Were Birds by Erin Shields, April 2-6, 2013, Annex Theatre. Tickets $22 Available at all Ticketmaster outlets... [MORE]

Audition Tour: Halifax

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 3/6/2013

Back to Toronto tomorrow to finish the last of the audition tour on home turf. Small but mighty group today. Alumnus Victoria Humphrey (soon to be Vikki Chew) joined us at the... [MORE]

Alumnus Adam Korson ('03) Rocks February 2013

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 3/5/2013

February was a banner month for Randolph Academy alumnus Adam Korson (’03) who stars in new comedy series Seed, which premiered February 4 on City. Articles on the show and Adam appeared in... [MORE]

Audition Tour: Montréal

Submitted by Karen Andrew on 3/5/2013

Exciting day at Studio Bizz a Montreal! Thanks to Dawson College for sending us some talented performers. Great shopping in Mont Royal. George and I wrapped up the day with some smoked meat at the... [MORE]

If We Were Birds Video Blog #2

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 2/27/2013

Morgan Kohan and Claire Hunter on playing Procne in the Randolph Academy's production of If We Were Birds by Erin Shields, April 2-6, 2013, Annex Theatre. Tickets $22 Available at all... [MORE]

Audition Tour: Regina

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 2/22/2013

Three cities, two time zones in one day. On our way to Regina, we visited the Cottonelle, factory (pictured below). Mark WIlson told me to put that in. Once again we were welcomed at Saskatchewan... [MORE]

If We Were Birds Video Blog #1

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 2/21/2013

Jody Whitfield and Juliette Roberts on playing Philomela in the Randolph Academy's production of If We Were Birds by Erin Shields, April 2-6, 2013, Annex Theatre. Tickets $22 Available at all... [MORE]

Audition Tour: Edmonton

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 2/21/2013

How apt that Acting reigned supreme as auditions were held in the Fringe Theatre Adventures building here in chilly Edmonton, home of the first Fringe Festival. For a little rest and relaxation... [MORE]

Auditon Tour: Vancouver

Submitted by George Randolph on 2/20/2013

My, my, my. In 1972, when I was a student with Alvin Ailey, John Parks and Clive Thompson were my mentors. Today - over 40 years later-I walked into Vancouver's Harbour Dance Centre on the... [MORE]

Audition Tour 2013 - Venue Announcement!

Submitted by Lauren Randolph on 1/19/2013

The Randolph Academy is pleased to announce the venues hosting auditions during Audition Tour 2013. Locations are listed below. Audition Tour begins February 10, 2013, and will assess... [MORE]

Application - About Us

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 1/16/2013

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The Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts presents: Nine

Submitted by Adam Zarboni on 11/16/2012

Opening Night! November 27th, 2012 at 8 PM Annex Theatre 730 Bathurst Street Book by Arthur Kopit Music and Lyrics by MAURY YESTON Adaptation from the Italian by... [MORE]

Thank You for Making 20 Years Something to Remember

Submitted by Adam Zarboni on 10/22/2012

We at the Randolph Academy would like to thank all of those who came out to support our 20th Anniversary Gala and make it a success. Each one of you has already played an important role in the... [MORE]

JANUARY 2013 APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING

Submitted by Lauren Randolph on 9/5/2012

The deadline to send in all your application documents and guarantee an audition spot is Monday, September 10, 2012. Applications may be accepted after the deadline if there is space... [MORE]

20th Anniversary Gala

Submitted by Adam Zarboni on 9/5/2012

Fly in numerous highly talented young artists from Stratford, Shaw, Broadway and Hollywood for a special performance showcasing some of the academy’s Alumni and current stars.... [MORE]

Kelly Holiff - Video Post Card for Randolph 20th Anniversary

Submitted by Kelly Holiff on 8/17/2012

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Lisa Berry Video Postcard for the Randolph Academy's 20th Anniversary

Submitted by Adam Zarboni on 8/7/2012

As part of our 20th Anniversary, we are celebrating our Alumni. Leading up to the events in October we will be posting video postcards sent to us from various grads... [MORE]

Tara Young Teaches Students To Be Like Mike

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 7/31/2012

Entertainment City: July 27, 2012 Go to 1:47 for our segment. News Hour - Students... [MORE]

Elodie Gillett - Video Postcard for the 20th Anniversary of the Randolph Academy

Submitted by Adam Zarboni on 7/30/2012

As part of our 20th Anniversary, we are celebrating our Alumni. Leading up to the events in October we will be posting video postcards sent to us from various grads who share with us... [MORE]

House of Bernarda Alba Video Blog #6

Submitted by Adam Zarboni on 6/26/2012

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CHOOSE JANUARY!

Submitted by Adam Zarboni on 6/18/2012

We often hear the statement, “Oh, I didn’t know you had a class starting in January!” Then the next question usually is, “What are the benefits of... [MORE]

The House Of Bernarda video Blog 5

Submitted by Adam Zarboni on 6/18/2012

Muchas gracias to our friends at Embrujo Flamenco www.embrujoflamenco.com Bailaora & Cantaora: Tamar Ilana Guitarist: Dino Toledo [MORE]

The House of Bernarda Alba Video blog 3

Submitted by Anonymous on 5/29/2012

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The House of Bernarda Alba Video blog 2

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The House of Bernarda Alba Video blog 1

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 5/15/2012

First video blog from the cast of Barnarda Alba [MORE]

Show Choir Canada 2012

Submitted by Lauren Randolph on 4/16/2012

The Randolph Academy was proud to be involved in the 2nd Annual Show Choir Canada Nationals held on April 13 and 14 at the Sony Centre in Toronto. Here are the results, including the... [MORE]

Superstardom for Randolph Academy Alumni

Submitted by Anonymous on 3/22/2012

TORONTO, ONTARIO (March 22, 2012) – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts wishes to extend its best wishes to alumni Paul Nolan, Mary Antonini, Katrina... [MORE]

ANNOUNCING NEW AUDITION DATE!

Submitted by Lauren Randolph on 3/1/2012

Due to a major increase in applications for both our September 2012 and January 2013 intakes we have set an additional audition date. DATE: Friday, April 27 (10 am to... [MORE]

Audition Tour Day 7 - Halifax

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 2/22/2012

Raced to Neptune theatre this morning after a late arrival. Twice as many applicants as last year. People came in from all parts of the province, PEI, New Brunswick and Newfoundland. A lovely group... [MORE]

Audition Tour Day 6 - Montreal

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 2/21/2012

After a wedding this weekend, I was off on the next part of the tour, landing in Montreal on Sunday. After two days working on a documentary project, we were back at it with some wonderful acting... [MORE]

Audition Tour Day 5 – Winnipeg

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 2/21/2012

Our final day of this amazing cross country expedition began as we jumped an early morning flight to Winnipeg where once again the sunny skies and temperate climate greeted us. The auditions happened... [MORE]

Tour Blog Day 4 - Regina

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 2/17/2012

So far, the sun has welcomed us in each province. More hopefuls today, where Saskatoonians were the majority. It felt like we were "coming home" with the friendly welcome (and amazing... [MORE]

Audition Tour Day 3 - Calgary

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 2/17/2012

It was a whirlwind of a day with the largest numbers of auditioners on the the tour. We've added Master Classes to our audition tour, and you can see Mark with some of the Calgarian participants... [MORE]

Audition Tour Day 2 - Vancouver

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 2/15/2012

Auditions were held in the downtown Vancouver venue of Harbour Dance. The crazy busy activity of the building reminded us of home. Applicants came from across the province. Well chosen audition... [MORE]

Audition Tour Vancouver Edition

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 2/14/2012

The flight was spectacular, the mountains are stunning and we landed ahead of schedule. Had some time to get our ducks in a row regarding the Auditions and the Master classes. This is Karen's 1st... [MORE]

2012 Audition Tour kicks off in Toronto!

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 2/13/2012

We started the 2012 Audition Tour just in time for winter in Toronto to begin in earnest. Bright and early Sunday morning Lauren, George, a team of faithful student volunteers (thanks to AP, Josh... [MORE]

Save 20% On Alvin Ailey and Soweto Tickets!

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 1/27/2012

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UPDATE: Audition Tour 2012 – Venues!!!

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 1/12/2012

The Randolph Academy is pleased to announce the venues hosting auditions during Audition Tour 2012. Locations are listed below. Audition Tour begins February 12, 2012, and will assess... [MORE]

Alumni Headed to Broadway

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 1/2/2012

The Randolph Academy received the best Christmas present ever on December 23 when the Really Useful Group announced that the Stratford Festival’s hit production of Jesus Christ Superstar... [MORE]

Alumni on the Air

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 12/13/2011

Randolph alumni are not only taking the stage and burning the floor worldwide, but also hitting the airwaves as well. Several alumni have turned their talents to becoming singer-songwriters... [MORE]

Faculty, Alumni among 2011 BroadwayWorld Toronto Nominees

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 11/17/2011

The 2011 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards nominations are in, and Randolph Academy faculty and alumni are nominated or in shows nominated in every category. Go here to vote for the following and more... [MORE]

Audition Tour 2012 News

Submitted by Lauren Randolph on 11/15/2011

The Randolph Academy is currently putting the finishing touches on preparations for its cross-Canada Audition Tour 2012. The upcoming tour will audition applicants interested in pursuing performing... [MORE]

Help Randolph Academy Create a New Canadian Musical Theatre Work

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 10/17/2011

Canadian creators have written for the musical theatre genre since the early 17th Century. But aside from perhaps Anne of Green Gables or The Drowsy Chaperone, most Canadian works disappear after... [MORE]

Gearing up for the January Intake

Submitted by Lauren Randolph on 10/6/2011

On September 30, Randolph Academy held its final group audition for the January 2012 intake of new students. Eager hopefuls worked hard to show that they have what it takes to enter the Academy. We... [MORE]

Go Behind the Scenes at our College-level Program Open House on October 7

Submitted by Lauren Randolph on 9/23/2011

On October 7, Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts will swing open our doors and invite all interested students to spend a half-day with us. We’ll start the day at 10:00 a.m. with a... [MORE]

Our alumni are amazing!

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 9/21/2011

In the past month, we’ve received such fantastic news from alumni that we have to share: Alumnus Paul Nolan, Mary Antonini (’08) and Katrina Reynolds (’05), who are all... [MORE]

College-Level Program Welcomes 55 New Students

Submitted by Lauren Randolph on 9/14/2011

The Randolph Academy welcomed 55 new students starting the college-level program at Orientation on September 2, 2011. Current students and grads were on hand to give advice on how to cope with the... [MORE]

Choose January!

Submitted by Lauren Randolph on 8/10/2011

We often hear the statement, “Oh, I didn’t know you had a class starting in January!” Then the next question usually is, “What are the benefits of attending a class... [MORE]

College-level Program Boasts 36 New Graduates

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 8/3/2011

Thirty-six newly dubbed Triple Threat performers are ready to act, sing, and dance their way onto stages and screens. The Randolph Academy’s graduating Class of 2011 was sent on its way with... [MORE]

Looking Forward to Fringe!

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 6/30/2011

Once again, the Randolph Academy will be sharing its home at 736 Bathurst with the Toronto Fringe Festival. The Toronto Fringe is so critical to the nurturing of theatre in Toronto. We’... [MORE]

Rocky Horror at Toronto's Bathurst Street Theatre

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 6/15/2011

It’s been 22 years since Dr Frank N. Furter last threw a party on the Bathurst Street Theatre stage. The doctor is due to strut his way back into the historic theatre this July in a... [MORE]

College-level Program Alumni Accepted into Leading U.K. Masters Program

Submitted by Elaine O'Neal on 4/12/2011

The Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, Canada’s first Triple Threat arts training institution, is pleased to announce that four alumni are among an international cohort of 20 accepted... [MORE]

Winter Term Wrap Up

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 4/8/2011

I feel a little breathless as we wrap up the term. Hard to believe what we packed in to these past 14 weeks. Our 5th terms were able to try out the process that they have been developing and... [MORE]

Toronto Audition - March 12, 2011

Submitted by Rosanna Saracino on 3/12/2011

Amidst the nerves and excitement of this weekend's auditions, I had the pleasure of working with some dynamic new talent. Nervousness transformed to humour and excitement to passion, as... [MORE]

Halifax - An amazing city!

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 3/4/2011

We arrived at our hotel at 1am and then Mark and I hit the streets looking for adventure. We found a sweet little place called "Obladee" and enjoyed some snacks at "... [MORE]

What a day in Vancouver!

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 2/22/2011

Vancouver was sunny and the wind off of the ocean blew over us at plus 11 degrees . It was pretty remarkable to see how "together" the group was in the dance warmup. Mark... [MORE]

Greetings from the Calgary Audition!

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 2/18/2011

Woke up to balmy 20 below weather (eeeeek) in Calgary and headed downtown to the Epcor Center. We were welcomed by current 2nd term Calgarians Rae Bernavitch and Sara Murray who vounteered to help... [MORE]

A note from Regina

Submitted by Darlene Spencer on 2/17/2011

The Western Audition Tour kicked off with much excitement and talent. Mark Wilson and I arrived after a relaxing flight to a winter wonderland complete with hoar frost covered trees sparkling... [MORE]

Randolph Academy Audition Tour Kicks Off With a Bang in Toronto

Submitted by Lauren Randolph on 2/14/2011

Today was the first date on our annual Audition Tour. And what a day it was! Many talented and eager hopefuls graced our Toronto studios. It was thrilling to see... [MORE]

2011 Triple Threat College Program Audition Tour

Submitted by Lauren Randolph on 11/23/2010

We are so excited about our upcoming 2011 Triple Threat College Program Audition Tour. The dates are: February 14 Toronto (RAPA) February 16 ... [MORE]

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