The Niagara Musical Theatre  & Voice Festival was founded to foster a high standard of musical theatre and vocal performance through a competitive festival for young singers.   It provides an opportunity for excellence in performance accompanied by critiques and workshops with professional adjudicators.

Festival Director & Founder - 

Lisa Cosens Brillon, B. Mus., M. Mus., M. Mus. 

​RCM College of Examiners, NATS, ORMTA

Festival Secretary/Treasurer - Kathryn Cushing,

B. Mus.Ed., Hons., MYCC, ORMTA

​The Niagara Musical Theatre & Voice Festival will be held from 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon; 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. February 11 - 16, 2019 (Singing - February 11 - 13; Musical Theatre  February 13 - 16) at St. Davids United Church, 1453 York Road (Singing) and Yellow Door Theatre, Line 2, Virgil (Musical Theatre).

Each participant will receive a program with their entry into the festival.  Entrance to the festival and parking is free for everyone.

The Niagara Musical Theatre & Voice Festival is a proud member of the Ontario Music Festivals Association, and as such, exceptional singers can be recommended to compete at the Provincial Music Festival held in Niagara June 3 - 9th, 2019.

​​​​​​​​FEBRUARY 11 - 16 , 2019


St. David's United Church

Yellow Door Theatre

Adjudicators 2019

Melissa Bencic - Musical Theatre

Irene Ilic - Singing

The Gala Festival Concert will be held Sunday March 24, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Yellow Door Theatre in Virgil.  Students will be selected by the adjudicators to perform, scholarships will be awarded and students recommended to proceed to the Provincial Music Festival will be announced.