Students work hard throughout the year and are excited to show off their skills to friends and family. Lights Up offers various performance opportunities – from smaller, in-house presentations to full-scale productions in some of the Lower Mainland’s top theatres.
Our in-house presentations give every child and teen the chance to shine. These intimate presentations occur at our class venues and ease students into performance in a comfortable and familiar environment. This is an opportunity for students to showcase their talents and grow to meet new challenges with grace and self-confidence.
End of Year Shows
Our students have opportunities to perform full musical theatre productions with their classmates at the end of each school year. With costumes, sets and props, our students get to taste the thrill of performing live in a professional theatre*.
Major Performances and Events
Lights Up gives budding actors the training they need to impress audiences Different Lights Up schools join forces for regional performances at some of Vancouver’s most prestigious venues, including The Queen Elizabeth Theatre, The Play House and the Orpheum. Performing in front of audiences of up to 1,500 people in these wonderful theatres is an experience many of our students will never forget*.
Camps and the Summer Show
Lights Up spring break and summer camps end in a show on the last day for family and friends! Students work on material in class based around that weeks camp ‘theme’ and as the week progresses, put together a performance held on the last day. Students have a large part in creating this show to end the week!
Our Summer show intensive camp is a chance for Lights Up students 10yrs and up, attending our weekend programs to take part in a 2 week intensive show camp culminating in a run of live shows in a city theatre. A chance to be involved in the whole show process from casting to the final production in just 14 days! These camps work on full book musicals, in the past we have created and performed; The Little Mermaid, Fame!, Beauty and the Beast, Annie, Into the Woods, Singing in the Rain; in 2022 we will be producing Newsies!
* Theatre performances usually are ticketed, however prices are kept minimal to cover additional theatre costs only. Proceeds of major performances and events are donated to the children’s charity Kidsafe.