Free Flow Dance Symposium

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A symposium for all dance educators to discuss Learning and transitions in dance education

Dance Works Presents Bboyizm EVOLUTION OF B-BOYING - Saturday, April 14th

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Bboyizm EVOLUTION OF B-BOYING A one hour family oriented show with a bilingual talkbackSaturday April 14th, - 1pm Matinee AddedEnwave Theatre at Harbourfront$15 Tickets available to groups through DanceWorks416-204-1082,

Get a Sneak Peek at the 2012 CODE Conference!

The Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators (CODE) invites all Drama and Dance Artists and Educators to attend this year’s CODE Conference, Think Global: Drama and Dance being held at Nottawasaga Inn Resort, October 19th – 21st, 2012. This year's conference focuses on the universal nature of drama and dance, and its power to inspire and promote global responsibility and awareness. Read more to get a sneak peek of conference highlights, including workshops, showcases, keynote speaker information and more! Our conference site goes live early May 2012.

Workshops for Teachers, Step into Motion and Around the World!

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Looking for a dance workshop for teacher's or students? The Travelling Stage has just announced new workshop venues for April and May 2012.  Their "Around the World" Dance Series of four workshops is perfect for schools and child care centres looking to celebrate the diversity of dance and cultures around the world.  Great for cultural celebrations and lots of fun!  Many styles to choose from.  For more information, visit Members:  Please see the CODE BENEFITS for the teacher discount.

Happy 50th Anniversary of World Theatre Day!

Watch John Malkovich giving his message at UNESCO on the 22nd of March, on the occasion of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of World Theatre Day. The event was organized by the International Theatre Institute (ITI).

Professional Development: Voice Care Workshop at YPT

YPT, in association with SHINE! Creative Coaching, present this workshop to enliven, strengthen and empower your voice. Designed for teachers, this workshop provides an introduction to voice work and will include techniques for creating greater voice-capacity and for preventing injury. April 4th, 6:30-8:30 Young People’s Theatre 165 Front Street East Toronto, ON M5A 3Z4 General: $40OCT Rate: $35 Teacher Candidate Rate: $30Questions? Contact Lois Adamson, Interim Educational Services Coordinator 416.363.5131 x230. Space is limited. Call our Box Office at 416.862.2222 to reserve your spot.  

Call for Reviewer – CODE Guide for Curriculum Writing Projects

The Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators, with the support of the Ministry of Education, will be developing resource materials to support subject associations in the planning and implementation of curriculum writing projects, such as the recent Financial Literacy Resource project. This resource will be made available to the Ministry, other subject associations, and will serve as a guide for future CODE writing projects. CODE is seeking a Reviewer to assist in the creation of this resource. Applications are due Sunday, March 11th, 2012 to Kim Snider, CODE President,

Reminder - New Financial Literacy Documents for Drama and Dance

ARTSECO (The Arts Education Consultants of Ontario) Financial Literacy lessons are now posted!Visit: unit of study was designed to deepen the financial literacy of students in the following Ontario Grade 11 Arts courses:ATC3O/3MADA3O/3MAMU3O/3M

IDEA World Congress 2013 - Paris, France

What is at stake? Where do our challenges stand?From July 8-13th 2013, participants from 80 countries will meet in Paris, France to participate in the International Drama and Theatre Education Association's World Congress, IDEA. Four main questions will shape the body of our exchanges, debates, research and actions in this congress:Has drama / theatre and education become a global challenge, currently shared by all as we enter the XXIst century?What does it take for drama / theatre and education to encourage transforming processes?Will scientific discoveries on the anchoring of knowledge within the body generate a revolution in education?How can theatre sensitize learners to the diversity of cultures, languages and so-called “foreign” productions?Continue reading and visit the newly-launched IDEA website to learn more about how you can be a part of this event.

Scripted for Schools Video by the Playwrights Guild of Canada

This amazing video from the Playwrights Guild of Canada features educators, students and arts advocates speaking about the power of Canadian plays in the classroom. To find out more about what benefits you receive from the PGC with your CODE membership, visit CODE Benefits.