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SuiteLife Arts for Youth

  • Status:
    Non-profit 
  • Main Communities Served:
    Youth, 14-21 years 
  • Main Catchment Area:
    Ontario, Toronto & Scarborough 
  • Languages:
    English 
  • Arts Focus:
    Performing arts: acting, singing, dance and percussion 
  • Main Community-Engaged Arts / Arts for Social Change Activities:
    SuiteLife Arts for Youth offers its intensive 16 week multi-disciplinary performing arts workshops to young people who, for whatever reason, cannot afford such training within the mainstream. The workshops include instruction in the fundamental techniques of acting, singing, dance, percussion, improvisation and performance . SuiteLife Arts for Youth also provides the young aspiring artists with a platform from which to share their creative endeavors with their community. The workshops culminate with performances at Harbourfront Centre of fresh new works created by the participants.
    SuiteLife Arts for Youth makes its progam accessible to everyone by providing TTC tickets to the participants, providing substantial lunches/dinners, providing performances in venues that are accessible, providing performances FREE of charge and- providing our 16 wk.program in 2 locations; Scarborough Village and Downtown. 
  • Mandate/Mission:
    In the belief that the performing arts are a vital component in giving voice to our culturally diverse communities, SuiteLife Arts for Youth shall continue developing a comprehensive Arts Education and Performance driven program, making the performing arts more accessible to contemporary and adult audiences throughout Ontario.
    SuiteLife Arts for Youth creates opportunities for young people to receive quality arts education by removing the barriers which financial or geographical restrictions impose. “SuiteLife” also provides young aspiring artists a platform where their works are accessible to all residents in their community. 
  • Additional Info:
    Fee: the commitment of the individual! 
  • Main Contact Name:
    Denese Matthews, Director and Founder 
  • Phone:
    (416) 691-3269 
  • Main Contact Email:
    denese.suitelife@rogers.com 
  • Website:
  • Address:
    248 Ossington Ave.
    Toronto, ON  M6J 3A2 
  • Secondary Address:
    155 Markham Rd.
    Scarborough, ON  M1M 3A1 

Last updated on 2013-08-31 03:11:24. Photos credit of: SuiteLife Arts for Youth - Submitted by: Denese Matthews, Director and Founder of SuiteLife for Youth