The Point is dedicated to incubating artistic excellence in Whistler through arts education, affordable live/work space, and collaborative projects that engage the broad community.
The Point Artist-Run Centre
July 30 – August 3 (9am-3pm)
$350 | Ages 8 & up.
This camp includes singing, stretching and dancing everyday followed by designing and making your own meaningful Muppet puppet! Your child will create a character and bring that character to life. Camp leader Bethany Parsons is an accredited music therapist and talented artist. The camp focuses on meaningful emotional expression through art, movement and music.
Art show and tea on the last day.
June 24, July 22, August 18 | 7pm - 8:30pm
Do you love to sing? Do you love meeting new people? Do you like all types of rock music, new and old? Come out and sing with Barbed Choir! We’re Whistler’s rock choir. Meetings are drop-in, no registration or experience necessary.
Facebook page for updates: facebook.com/groups/barbedchoir/
August 6 – 10 (9am-3pm)
$350 | Ages 8 & up.
Multi-talented artist Aude Ray immerses young aspiring artists in everything from music and theatre creation to drawing, painting, set-building, jewellery-making and more! Performance on Friday, August 10 at Flag Stop Theatre & Arts Festival.
June 6 -10, 2018 (Register by May 9)
Writers Adventure Camp returns to The Point for a fourth year with a spectacular lineup of top Canadian writers in its faculty. Eliza Robertson, fiction; Tyee Bridge, Personal Nonfiction; Jennica Harper, Screenwriting for TV; Miriam Libicki, Gonzo Literary Comics; Marcus Youssef, Dramatizing Your Big Ideas; Leanne Dunic, Performance for Writers & The Poetry of Song. More info at: Writers Adventure Camp
July 16 – 20, 2018 (9am-3pm)
Early bird rate $300 until June 30, 2018 | Ages 8 & up.
A fun, active way for students of any instrument to play in a band, develop their sense of rhythm and deepen their understanding of music. From rock to swing, funk, hip-hop and more with acclaimed musician/instructor Papa Josh Suhrheinrich.
Wednesdays June 20-August 8 (5:30-8pm) | $250
Auditions May 26-27 at The Point | Ages 8 & up.
Popular children’s performer and theatre instructor Ira Pettle will work with a young cast to develop a unique version of Peter Pan culminating in a Saturday afternoon performance at the Flag Stop Theatre & Arts Festival on Saturday, August 11.
*Audition Deadline for 2018 program has passed.
Thursdays, May 10 – August 9 | 6:30-9pm | Maury Young Arts Centre and The Point Artist-Run Centre, Whistler
Work with accomplished acting coach and director Angie Nolan as well as visiting top professionals on an original stage play culminating with performances at Flag Stop Festival (August 10) and Franz Wilhelmsen Theatre at Arts Whistler in September.
Thank you to American Friends of Whistler for their generous support of this program.
Registration open for individual afternoon workshops | $90+GST
Gonzo Literary Comics: Graphic Nonfiction that Matters with Miriam Libicki Thursday, June 7, 2-4:15pm
Dramatizing Your Big Ideas with Marcus Youssef
Friday, June 8, 2-4:15pm
Performance for Writers with Leanne Dunic
Friday, June 8, 4:30-6:30pm
The Poetry of Song with Leanne Dunic
Saturday, June 9, 2-4:30pm
More info at: Writers Adventure Camp