Babae theatre program


BABAE is an all-womEn, led by women, free 7-week theatre program for young Filipino women *and non-binary folks IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SKETCH WORKING ARTS AND FUNDED BY ARTREACH TORONTO. BABAE will explore cultural identity through a woman’s eyes by means of performance and writing. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of acting from seasoned professionals. They will practice theatre through movement, music, writing and more.


BABAE is a 7-week program where participants will partake in workshops led by guest artists every Tuesday. Wednesdays will be dedicated to creation and play with program mentors. Each participant will curate their own short creative performance piece, incorporating aspects covered in workshops. Participants will also have the opportunity to perform/workshop their piece at Kapisanan's 12th Annual KULTURA Filipino Arts Festival, as well as the SKETCH Audio BBQ.


Space is limited! Please complete and submit the application below no later than Monday, July 3rd.  


July 11th - August 23rd, 2017

Tuesdays 12:30pm - 3pm, Wednesdays 5 - 7pm

Open to Filipino women and non-binary folks between the ages of 14-25. Experience is not required. However, applicants should have a strong interest in theatre. 

Please answer the following questions. You are not only limited to written answers, be as creative as you’d like! Video and other creative submissions are welcome and can be sent via e-mail to There are no wrong answers here; we just want you to show us your true, authentic selves!


Kapisanan is a brave space which integrates an anti-oppression framework for young Filipinos to express their voices, exchange ideas and explore their roots together as an empowered community.

Kapisanan Philippine Centre is a registered Canadian charity: 88838 7404 RR0001