From our friends at Prologue to the Performing Arts:
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.
Enhance your students’ theatregoing experience with an hour-long pre or post-show workshop taught by a professional YPT Artist-Educator! Workshops available for: SeussicalTM, The Great Mountain, and Jack and the Giant Beanstalk. We also offer a variety of other workshops in schools that can be customized to your needs.
The World Premiere of RED SNOW by Diana Tso
Forbidden Love. Forgotten Holocaust.
RED SNOW: Isabel’s recurring nightmare of her grandparents’ favorite Chinese opera drives her to search for their silenced story. On her journey she falls in love with Jason, a man who is connected to the same forgotten holocaust. When their lives collide they struggle to reconcile the past with the present - for themselves and their families, shaken from their lifelong silence by Isabel’s pilgrimage to uncover the secrets of her grandmother’s history ... and her own.
Toronto's Dance History 1900-1980, an exhibition curated by Dance Collection Danse - Canada's largest dance archives, explores the development of the city's dance scene from influential touring artists to vaudevillians to the ballet and modern dance booms and the diversity of dance practiced in the city.
And CODE members receive discounts on Dance Collection Danse's publications!
Performance & Learning Series: Sugar and Gold, The Story of the Underground Railroad in Canada at the Royal Conservatory
The Royal Conservatory of Music and Learning Through The Arts inviting you, your students, your colleagues, and their students to our third concert in the Performance & Learning Series: Sugar and Gold, The Story of the Underground Railroad in Canada, a very special Grades 3-8 Music and Learning event on Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 at 10:30am.
This fantastic, interactive performance arrives just in time to prepare students for Black History Month and all attending groups will receive a teaching guide.
The following is a performance and learning opportunity in musical theatre for youth:
Acting Up Stage is seeking the brightest performers of all styles of music under the age of 19 for the fifth annual One Song Glory: a free training program and showcase in contemporary musical theatre for youth.
For four Saturdays, participants will take master classes, participate in workshops, and train with professional directors and musical directors who work in the Toronto musical theatre scene. As well, each student will get the chance to hone their skills working on two musical theatre numbers that they will perform at two final showcase performances at the Toronto Centre for the Arts Studio Theatre. This program is such a unique experience in that Acting Up Stage is able to offer such professional training to talented young people without the economic barriers that exist with other programs in the city.Auditions are fast approaching – October 17th and 23rd, 2010. Please visit www.actingupstage.com for the full audition notice or email Producer Tamara Weisz - firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or a hard copy or PDF file of the audition notice.