The Student Portal

  • Book your place at certain Festival Week events beginning April 7th.
  • Ten Minute Play Contest submissions due April 30th.
  • Student Production Showcase submissions due April 30th.
  • TikTok Challenge begins May 17th!

Festival Week

May 25th - May 28th

Student Production Showcase
Tuesday, May 25th at 7pm

Facilitated by Cape Breton University

Learn more
Evening Improv Workshop
Wednesday, May 26th at 7pm.

Online Event. Book your place beginning April 7th.

Presented with support from Grenfell Campus at Memorial University.

Details coming soon!
Post-Secondary School Panel and Q&A
Thursday, May 26th at 7pm.

Online Event.

Details coming soon!
Presentation of Ten Minute Play Contest Winners
A professional performance of the Ten Minute Play Contest Winners, plus a soon-to-be-announced finale!

Online Event on Friday, May 28th at 7pm.

Presented with support from Ryerson Unversity.

Details coming soon!

A Professional Production by HEIST

Online presentation can be booked for your class during the last two weeks of DramaFest, from May 17th to 28th.

Teachers can also book a Q&A with HEIST for their class during Festival Week, May 25th-28th.

Keynote Address by Jacob Sampson

The keynote address can be viewed by your class during the last two weeks of DramaFest, from May 17th to 28th.

Get involved!

Participate in workshops with theatre professionals

Teachers can begin booking workshops on April 7th.

Workshops can begin April 19th.

Check out our workshops

Submit your original play to the Ten Minute Play Contest

Submissions due April 30th. Winning plays will be workshopped by professionals, and will be performed during Festival Week.
Learn more

Submit a show for Student Production Showcase

Ask your teacher if your class can participate!

Submissions due April 30th.

Learn more

Check out the Post-Secondary School Fair

Fair opens April 19th and will feature schools from across the country!
Visit the Fair starting April 19th

Show us your skills in the DramaFest TikTok Challenge!

The TikTok Challenge will take place during the last two weeks of the Festival (May 17th-28th). Prizes are up for grabs!
Details TBA

Join in online and watch the Festival Week Evening Events

Events every evening at 7pm from May 25th to 28th. Some events require booking.
View the DramaFest Calendar

Come say hi on Instagram and Facebook!


Please contact the DramaFest Team if you have any questions. 

See you at DramaFest!