STAR Program (Special Needs)

"Special Talents in Arts and Recreation"

STAR (Special Talents in Arts and Recreation) is a new and interactive experience that allows children between the ages of 8 and 15 with cognitive delays to participate in a tailored program that uses music, movement and instruments to further benefit their current abilities and strengths in the performing arts. STAR aims to develop a love for music and dance in a safe, stimulating and fun environment.

Star Program Brochure

STAR Brochure

STAR payment plans and tuition information


Rehearsal Time


5:45 – 6:45 pm

7:00 – 8:00 pm


Performing Arts Youth Centre
1371 Hastings Cres. SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 4C8


Jennfier Morton Co-Director & Instructor
Dave Morton Co-Director & Instructor/ Arranger ALL / Sequences ALL
Ashley Miller Assistant
Hayden McHugh Assistant
Chris Thompson Principal Choreographer ALL / Creative Team ALL
Kathy Seibel Music Editor ALL
Malcolm Edwards Arranger ALL
Truus Verkley Theatre Arts Lead ALL / Guest Choreographer
Jeff Diodati Theatre Arts Assistant ALL
Reid McLean Wiest Arranger ALL
Kristian Alexandrov Arranger ALL /Sequences ALL
Joe Slabe Arranger ALL
John Hildebrand Technical Director / Recording Engineer ALL / Sound Designer ALL
Colin Lowe Sound Technician ALL
JP Thibodeau Lighting Designer