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Creative Youth Lab

November 2023 - Ongoing | Orillia Youth Centre

Participants experiment with digital art and design – meme creation, animation, digital portraits, digital collage, and more with Sean Rees every Thursday at Orillia Youth Centre. This project is ongoing in 2024.

Re:Research + Design 2023 - Moon Child

November 2023 | Orillia Opera House

Dance Artist, Rachana Joshi + Lighting Designer, Melissa Joakim in residency at the Orillia Opera House as part of re:research + design facilitated by adelheid dance projects and Arts Orillia's Dance&Design creative development residencies. Students from Orillia Secondary School, Eastview Public School and Lakehead University came to see Moon Child and learn

about Classical Indian Bharatanatyam dance.

Inventing Utopia

November 2023 | Orillia Secondary / Twin Lakes

Joseph Lyons inspired and connected with Orillia Secondary  and Twin Lakes students. The shared his story and creative process, encouraging listers to use their creativity for personal and  community growth. Students followed up by making manifestos as a way of taking action for the things they believe in. 

Orillia Jazz Festival 2023

October 2023 | Orillia Opera House & various Orillia businesses

Holly Cole took the stage on opening night during the Orillia Jazz Festival. We welcomed Lance Anderson with World Jazz Asylum performing with Jazz dancers Shona Kiyama and Molly Tiernan. We closed with a dynamic performance by Brassworks and 80 Youth from Orillia Secondary, Twin Lakes and Patrick Fogarty.