A Tribute to David Booth

CODE, the Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators, is grieving the loss of one of our founders and honorary members, David Booth. David has taught, mentored, inspired, and motivated thousands of students and teachers during his years as an educator. His loss is being felt keenly all around the world and we, as an organization and as individuals, are deeply sad.

Theatre Ontario's Summer Theatre Courses for Adults

SUMMER THEATRE COURSES FOR ADULTSAugust 7 to 13, 2011 Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier UniversityTheatre Ontario’s Summer Theatre Intensive for adults will be offered in Waterloo at Wilfrid Laurier University from August 7-13, 2011. Your week includes: one course, accommodation, meals, and a selected performance of Twelfth Night at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

Shaw Festival Education Professional Development April 29th

Professional Development being offered this Friday April 29th at The Shaw FestivalLimited Spaces AvailableInteractive drama and theatre workshops led by theatre and education professional. Includes lunch, refreshments, and parking.  An evening performance of Candida (April 29) is optional. Registration: $92.50. Details in the Spring and Fall issues of Teachers Companion newsletter. To subscribe, email education@shawfest.comJust log into www.shawfest.com click on Education Programs-- open Options for Teachers

Summer OTF Camps in Drama and Dance-- Register Today!

OTF and CODE are working together to expand our highly popular series of three-day summer camps for teachers. This summer, choose from four workshops in all areas of the province and pay only $50 for three days of quality PD. Read more for dates, locations and workshop descriptions, as well as the link to register. . .

Know of a Successful Arts in the Community Project? Call for the CODE 2011 Conference Poster Fair

The 2011 CODE Conference Reach: Drama and Dance Beyond the Classroom is looking for innovative arts in the community and arts education projects for this year's Poster Fair.

Shaw Festival Bus Subsidy Program - Worth Up to $500!

Attention Educators! Book a performance of The Admirable Crichton, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof or Heartbreak House for a group of 30 or more students, and the Shaw will reimburse you 50% of the round-trip transportation to Niagara-on-the-Lake, up to $500.

2012 Global daCi/WDA Dance Summit!

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The 2012 Global Dance Summit: Dance, Young People and Change, organised by Dance and the Child International (daCi) and World Dance Alliance (WDA) will be hosted by Taipei National University for the Arts.

Staging Sustainability: Arts, Community, Culture and Environment Conference

How can we produce art that reflects, celebrates, critiques and advances thecultural life of our community without contributing to the destruction ofthe setting that inspires these artistic endeavours?STAGING SUSTAINABILITY   Arts | Community | Culture |Environment<http://www.stagingsustainability.com/>An international conference in the Faculty of Fine Arts, York UniversityApril 20 - 22, 2011 | Toronto, Canada

Step Into Motion 2011 - Taking it to the Streets - Workshop For CODE members and Discounts

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The Dance Festival Step Into Motion will take place in Cornwall May 18th to the 21st 2011 and the theme is "Taking it to the streets".  The purpose of the Festival is to promote Dance in the schools and in the Eastern region of Ontario.  Discounts will be offered to all CODE members.

Save This Date! The 41st Annual CODE Conference, October 21st-23rd 2011, Blue Mountain Resort

You are cordially invited to The 41st Annual Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators’ Provincial Conference, at Blue Mountain Resorts, Blue Mountains, ON.Reach: Drama and Dance Beyond the Classroom will highlight the third strand of the expectations in the Ontario Arts Document. CODE, in partnership with the Ontario Arts Council, is delighted to be able to share and model artist, teacher, and community partnerships. Such partnerships not only enrich the educational experience of students but also the life of the community. . .