CODE-Upon-Avon: Growing Your Soul - Registration Now Open

Now in our 49th year, CODE invites you to spend the day engaged in professional development that will leave you full of new ideas for your pedagogical practice while you enjoy a day of fun at one of Canada’s most renowned Theatre Festivals.

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. . .

Learning Through the Arts Subsidies for Teachers

Leap Into ActionAccelerate your school achievement plan with a Learning Through the Arts Literacy, Math, or Media Literacy Program.$1,200 school subsidies available now!

Dreamwalker Dance Company | The Whole Shebang 2011: The Village March 11-12, 2011

Tags: Dance
Performance this Friday & Saturday - March 11 & 12 at 8:30pm at the Enwave Theatre (Harbourfront Centre)

Shaw Festival Special Offer to CODE Conference 2010 Attendees!Members only

A Special Offer for CODE Conference Attendees!  As the Shaw Festival’s Artistic Director and as a parent, Jackie Maxwell understands the benefits of the arts in the lives of young people.  In celebration of our 50th Season, she would like to extend this special offer to your school in our exciting landmark 2011 season.

12th World Festival of Children's Theatre in Sydney, Australia

The International Amateur Theatre Association (IATA/AITA) is inviting groups to participate in the 12th World Festival of Children's Theatre, to be held in Sydney, Australia in the fall of 2012. . .

Creative Ideas for Play Creation and Rehearsal-a One-Day Workshop in Toronto Discount for CODE members!Members only

In the Fall, Julie Hartley (Director of Centauri Arts and Centauri Summer Arts Camp) ran a workshop for the CODE Conference based on a text book she is working on, which explores creative approaches to rehearsals and performance. The workshop was very well received, and has now been extended into a full day session which will take place in Toronto on Sunday April 10th.

New ETFO Publication: More Than a Play

The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has just released a drama resource called "More Than a Play". This resource is a collection of plays about the "isms" for junior/intermediate students.

The Artist Educators in Communities and Schools Exchange Conference: EVERYONE CAN PLAY!

Register now for this exciting one-day conference bringing together artist educators, organizational staff, curriculum specialists, teachers, community partners, funders, policy-makers and program participants from across the GTA to exchange ideas, theories and skills that will enhance their arts education practice in communities and schools and explore ways to ensure that EVERYONE CAN PLAY.

Dance 101 - For Teachers Only!Members only

Teaching dance really can be fun!  This 3 hour workshop will break down the elements of dance in a fun and accessible way.  You'll leave with a better understanding of how to apply the new elementary dance curriculum and how to create dance lessons, which are accessible and easy to teach! 

TheatreFace: Putting a Face on Theatre - an interesting social web site for all things Technical

This is a very interesting social web site for all those involved in theatre.  They host chats, have a central location for questions and answers to technical problems and have photo contests of set and lighting designs.http://theatreface.ning.com/