Aurora Performing Arts Festival

Do you enjoy singing, acting or dancing? Then this is the competition for you!

Aurora Performing Arts Festival, presented by Marquee Theatrical Productions, in partnership with the Town of Aurora, is an exciting performance opportunity for children and youth.

This competition is open to residents from all of York Region.

Those that are age 7 and under, 8 to 12 years, or 13 to 17 years old can compete amongst their peers within each age range either in singing, acting or dancing. The winner of the age 12 to 17 vocal category will be named the 2023 Aurora Teen Idol. Details regarding the 2023 Aurora Performing Arts Festival will be available in January 2023.


Congratulations to the 2022 Aurora Performing Arts Festival winners!

Dance Category


1st Place - Lilly Apter

2nd Place - Ella Davies

3rd Place - Maya Trimarchi


1st Place - Leah Grassa

2nd Place - Ella Johnson

3rd Place - Shanaya Birmhan


1st Place - Sydney Magerman

2nd Place - Samantha Tyler

Acting Category


1st Place - Alissa Gokhshteyn

2nd Place - Zoye Fortier

Vocal Category


1st Place - Melina Black-Salmon


1st Place - Alexis Chow

2nd Place - Domenica Castillo

3rd Place - Shanaya Birmhan


Aurora Teen Idol 2022 - Olivia Varma

2nd Place - Katelyn Shulver

3rd Place - Jessica Bell