2018 Programming Schedule

The Juvenis Festival: April 28-May 6

We have announced our programming schedule for #juvy2018-click on each title to visit the project page to learn more about this event!

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Week Long Events

The Storefront Art Gallery

Displaying art from youth artists across Kingston in our festival hub

Pipe Dreams

A Sound Installation at the Tett Centre in the Community Gallery


A Textile Gallery at the Tett Centre in the Community Gallery


All high school student acapella group with performances throughout the week

Tiny Phone, Big Pictures

A photo gallery in Napanee featuring young artists from Napanee

Saturday April 28

Opening Event

The official kick-off of the 2018 Juvenis Festival featuring a performance by SemiTone and special guest speakers

Constellate Showcase 

A concert showcasing female/non-binary role models and rising stars in the Kingston music scene.

Sunday April 29

Viva Voce: Refreshed

A storytelling coffeehouse featuring youth telling stories to the theme of "Refreshed"

Chantiers - Art in the making

A free event at our Storefront Gallery, featuring young french artists

Saturday April 28 and Sunday April 29

The Hallway Plays

Two Canadian plays produced by Theatre Count and Blue Canoe Productions

Monday April 30

Juvy's Movies

The screening of the 48-hour film challenge and other Youth short films

Tuesday May 1

The Poetry Show featuring Truth Is...

A Juvenis festival favourite returns presented by Kingston Poetry Collective

We Are All Alive

A Fashion & Art Event featuring fashion, paintings and more

Wednesday May 2- Sunday May 6 

The Addams Family

The Kingston debut of the Broadway Musical featuring an all high school cast

Thursday May 3- Sunday May 6

Spring Awakening

Tony Award-Winning Broadway Musical produced by Blue Canoe Productions

Thursday May 3- Saturday May 5

The Movement Market/SERIES

A new dance platform in Kingston showcasing 4 dance pieces in an empty storefront

Friday May 4

Battle of the Bands

Another Juvenis favorite returns! An evening of music with local youth bands, judged by the crowd and a panel of celebrity judges

Saturday May 5

Arts-Based Career Expo

Networking event for youth interested in a career in the arts

Saturday May 5- Sunday May 6

Beyond the Page

A play series featuring two original works written by Kingston youth