The NRTEA is an event for those teaching preservice, concurrent, and continuing teacher education in Canada. The shape of ROUNDTABLE 2018 is nearing its final form as we glide toward Thursday, May 17 and Friday, May 18 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. The theme this year will revolve around 3 interwoven threads: nourishing our personal spirits; enriching essential components of our TEA programs; finding deeper communion between us all.
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This spring the 14th World Festival of Children’s Theatre will take place for the first time on North American soil, and in addition to showcasing performances from children around the world, it will provide the educational community with its own event: the PLAY! Symposium, taking place from 10-12 June, 2016 at the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus.
PLAY! A Symposium, is for Festival theatre practitioners, academics, parents, researchers, teachers, students, community leaders, health-care workers, gamers -anyone eager to explore play, either through the lens of children's theatre or as a significant human activity. A Resource Fair will also be part of the Symposium, which will take place at the beautiful University of Waterloo Stratford campus.
From our friends at Prologue to the Performing Arts:
Prologue Children's Festival: May 25 at the YPT!
April 29th is International Dance Day! Since 1982, this worldwide event has helped to raise the profile of Dance as an important performing art in all corners of the world. REcognised by UNESCO, World Dance Day events are happening around the world. Tell CODE what you're doing to celebrate! Send photos and information to firstname.lastname@example.org to be included in an upcoming post.
The Special Needs class of Bur Oak Secondary School in Markham made history on March 3, 2015, when they competed at the Ontario Sears Drama Festival. This unique show titled “Shoes” featured youth who are living with challenges such as autism, developmental delays, and Downs Syndrome. In visually innovative ways, the show explores the hopes and dreams of these young people.