Bringing Arts to the Heart of Our Community.



Monday, May 7th from 2:30pm – 6:00pm
$5 per student (Includes a free ticket to the Youth Talent Night at 7pm)
Ages 13 to 18

Youth Week
2:30pm - 3:00pm
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Panel Intro
3:30pm - 5:30pm
5:30pm - 6:15pm
Demos, Discussion & Prizes
6:15pm - 7:00pm
Dinner Mix & Mingle
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Youth Talent Show

Registration Process

Please note both steps below MUST be completed to secure your registration at CRE8 Youth Arts Day 2018. 

After completing Step #1 you will be automatically redirected back to this page to complete Step #2.


Select the workshop you’d like to attend below to finalize your registration. You MUST submit payment at the time of selection to secure your spot.


The Art of Zombie Makeup with Tracy Lai

This workshop will entail learning to apply skin-safe film-grade special makeup effects materials by using liquid latex, gelatin, cream paints, fake blood and dirt, creating a realistic rotting flesh for a living dead character.

**Not suitable for students with latex allergies

Tracy Lai is an award-winning Vancouver-based makeup artist with 14 years of experience in film, television, commercials & music videos. Career highlights include Wes Craven’s “The Girl In The Photographs”, “Star Trek: Beyond”, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” and more.

The Art of Keeping the Camera: Film Acting with Mackenzie Gray

This course will teach the technical, practical aspects of acting in film and television which are often excluded in “on-camera acting” courses. 

Mackenzie Gray An award-winning professional actor for over 40 years, he has appeared in over 150 films and television shows such as MAN OF STEEL (Jax-Ur), LEGION (The Eye) and RIVERDALE (The Pathologist) to name just three.

The Art of the Comic Book Cover with James Lloyd

Students will explore the process of conceiving a comic cover or title page. The lesson will guide students through all the elements that comprise the creation an effective and informative comic book cover.

James Lloyd is a Vancouver cartoonist who has worked both in television and print, but is best known as the regular artist on the Futurama Comics title for Matt Groening’s BONGO Comics.

The Art of Cupcake Decoration with Caroline Griffiths

Students will learn to decorate cupcake with different techniques including basic flowers and pipping skills. Students will have hands on practice in addition to instructor’s demonstration. Participants will go home with their cupcakes to show off & enjoy.

Caroline Griffiths worked for Vancouver establishments such as Hawksworth and Chambar Restaurant and is a current Instructor for the Baking and Pastry Arts Program at Vancouver Community College.

The Art of Fantasy Headpieces with MJ Paterson

Students will learn the basics of fantasy headpiece making, including making shapes from Sinamay straw, decorating and embellishing.

MJ Paterson is a hat maker from the UK with 9 years’ experience. Most of her work is for television, including shows such as Once Upon a time, The Flash, Supernatural and the series Lemony Snicket’s a Series of Unfortunate Events.