THIS IS A FREE, NO COST WATCH, ONLINE EVENT
BluesLink #12, June 24th, We are broadcasting a live-stream, virtual fundraising, telethon style, event on June 24th at 7pm. The event concert will feature many of our own alumni youth, our own youth band performing along with Canadian icons:
- Juno Award winner Billie Newton Davis.
- Jackie Richardson, a founding member of the 1960s sensation group The Tiaras, she is an Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Gemini Award nominee three times, NAACP Image Award for Best Actress. Jackie is also a noted stage performer, winning a Dora Award.
- Julie Michels is an international touring artist, acting/singing/performance star & co-writer of the ever-popular BroadSway theatre presentation.
- Music direction by Jason Jestadt who has an incredible career: nominated for a Dora Award, as well as the Canadian premieres of Cinderella and James and the Giant Peach for Young People’s Theatre. He has also worked on productions of We Will Rock You, Rock of Ages, Billy Elliot, Rent, Guys and Dolls, re-orchestrating Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music (Shaw Festival). Currently, Jason is the music director for Colm Wilkinson, MTCC, and Holy Blossom Temple in Toronto.
- Co-hosted by our very own YouthLink alumni Sidra Jafri and Romeo Gordon.