Theatre lovers and professionals from the back of the house to the front of the house and of course everything in between.

Student Scholarships

Rainbow Stage offers annual monetary awards in the form of Individual Scholarships to students who are graduating high school and pursuing further education in the field of the performing arts. The scholarship is designed for students who are highly recommended by the teaching staff of their school’s theatre and/or music program. The successful applicant has demonstrated a high level of skill and commitment as well as a great appreciation for the field of the performing arts. Three categories will be considered and individuals are evaluated as follows:


Singers, Dancers, Actors


Set Designers (properties, carpentry and paint), Lighting and Sound Design, Stage Management/Production and Wig, Hair and Makeup Design.


Instrumentalists, Composers and Lyricists.

Applicants must be prepared to appear before the committee for a brief interview and/or performance.

Application Deadline for the 2014/2015 school year is Friday, May 8, 2015.

For more information please contact Kate at:

High School Awards

Rainbow Stage will annually present up to three high school performance awards up to a maximum of $1000 in the greater Winnipeg and surrounding areas. The production must be a "book show" i.e established or newly written musical. Musical Revues, Variety shows or Theatrical Reviews format will not be considered for the Rainbow Stage School Performance Award. This year we are adding an ‘original works’ category. This original work must still be in the form of a musical.

• Application for consideration must be made at least one month prior to the staging of the production.

• Applicant schools are to provide complimentary tickets to the production to the Rainbow Stage adjudicators.

• The panel's choice of award winners is final.

• Will be critiqued on performance, sets and costumes, music and choir direction and overall direction.

For more information please contact Kate at:

Middle School Awards

Rainbow Stage will annually present up to two school performance awards in Musical Theatre, to a maximum of $750 each to middle schools in Manitoba. These are examples of the types of musicals we will be accepting for the middle schools:

• Can be a "book show".

• Musical Revue with a storyline.

• Original work.

For more information please contact Kate at:

How to Become an Expert at Music Theatre Auditions

This workshop will take a practical approach to skills enhancement.

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Michele Shuster, Shaun Castor, Reid McTavish

Open Auditions

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