If you have any questions, please contact:

Arlene Thomas, Arts Registrar  arlene_thomas@wrdsb.ca

Katrina Cove-Shannon, Head of Guidance  katrina_cove-shannon@wrdsb.ca

Dance jill_dolishny@wrdsb.ca

Drama adam_mccarthy@wrdsb.ca ; rubina_chandler@wrdsb.ca

Instrumental and Music Production matthew_drysdale@wrdsb.ca

Strings kirsten_hunsberger-shortt@wrdsb.ca

Vocal michael_green@wrdsb.ca

Visual Arts and Production Technology sheena_gruber@wrdsb.ca


Important Dates for 2023-2024 IAP Applications and Auditions:

Wednesday December 7, 2022: Grade 8 Information Night

Thursday January 12, 2023: Your application for the Integrated Arts Program is due

Tuesday January 24 to Saturday January 28 inclusive: You will receive a phone call and email with your individual audition date and times

Audition Dates:
Tuesday January 31, 2023 –  6:00 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.
Wednesday February 1, 2023 – 6:00 P.M. – 9: 30 P.M.
Thursday February 2, 2023 – 6:00 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.
Saturday February 4, 2023 – 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Sunday February 5  to  Wednesday February 8 inclusive-You will receive your audition results by email

Wednesday February 15, 2023 – if your application in successful you must tell us if you are accepting your offer to join the IAP by the end of the day

IAP Application Forms

Please complete ALL of the items listed underneath your grade level. Instructions for completing each step of the IAP application can be found below the forms

Current Grade 8 Students Current High School Students
2023_2024 Grade 8 IAP Application Form 2023-2024 Grade 9-12 IAP Application Form
Student Snapshot: Previous Arts Experience and Questionnaire Student Snapshot: Previous Arts Experience and Questionnaire
Copy of your Grade 8 progress report or your most recent report card Copy of your most recent report card and Credit Counselling Summary
Character Reference  Character Reference 
$45 Application Fee $45 Application Fee

Instructions for Completing Forms: 

All the forms are fillable PDFs.  They are designed to open in Adobe Acrobat. To download the latest free version, please follow this link

  1. Read all of the instructions before filling out your application
  2. DOWNLOAD forms BEFORE you fill them out so you don’t lose any of your answers during the download process
  3.  Complete ALL of the forms listed under your Grade Level (Current grade 8 student or current high school student)
  4. Submit your forms  and your report card using one of the methods listed below. Do NOT rely on the Adobe submit button. It may not work.
  5. Submit your application fee through school in cash at Eastwood Collegiate
  6. The Arts Registrar will send you a confirmation that your application has been received with 72 hours.

Please SAVE and submit your forms in one of the following ways:

  • Email ATTACHMENT to arlene_thomas@wrdsb.ca (Don’t rely on the submit button in Adobe. It may not work when submitting to a school board account. )
  • Through this Google Form
  • Through Our “Future IAP students 2023” Google classroom (class code: v2itrmt)
  • If you are having technical difficulties, you may also print the application forms and drop them off at Eastwood Collegiate – 760 Weber St. East Kitchener

Application Form – Please fill this out with a parent or guardian

Character Reference – Ask a current teacher at your elementary or high school to fill out this Form for you. If you are home schooled, ask a private teacher, coach, or community leader  you’ve worked with who is not related to you to fill out the Form.

Report card – Please submit a copy of your Grade 8 Progress Report, Mid-Term Report, or your most recent report card with you application. You may submit these documents using the methods above or by uploading them to this Google Form (Non-WRDSB students may have trouble accessing WRDSB Google Forms)

*$45 Application Fee – Please pay the fee through school-day. If you do not have a school-day account, please follow these instructions to get one.   If you already have a school-day account, you will need to add Eastwood Collegiate.   The feel is listed under Eastwood Collegiate’s “Products”.

*The fee is non-refundable after the application due date has passed. If you are having difficulties paying the fee for any reason, please contact the Arts Registrar


IAP Audition Instructions:

Current Grade 8 Students Current High School Students
Dance Dance
Drama Drama
Instrumental (Band) Music Instrumental (Band) Music
Strings Music Strings Music
Vocal Music Vocal Music
Music Production Music Production
Production Technology Production Technology
Visual Arts Visual Arts



Additional Materials and Resources:

Drama Monologues and Poems 2023-2024

AV Tips for Production Technology and Music Production

IAP Visual Arts Portfolio Written Description Form

Instrumental Solos     

Alto or Baritone Sax

Tenor Sax

Bass Clarinet




French Horn


Trombone or Euphonium





Strings Solos
Violin Viola Cello Double Bass


Vocal Solos – Sheet Music
When Will My Life Begin Reflection Chim Chim Cher-ee
Beauty and the Beast A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes Circle Of Life



Vocal Solos – Accompaniments


Examples of Major Scales