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11th Annual Power of Literacy Through the Arts

On January 27th, 2012, York Region District School Board presents the 11th Annual Power of Literacy Through the Arts: “Critical Thinking.” Conference includes keynote speaker, workshops, and much more!

Young People's Theatre-Workshop for Teachers

Would You Say the Name of this Play?*nggrfg WorkshopThis season at YPT, we have been exploring the connection between power and change. Would You Say the Name of this Play?*nggrfg examines "The Power of Change" in telling the story of Buddy, a boy growing up both black and gay in Canada, and his experiences of marginalization and oppression.

Royal Winnipeg Ballet – Svengali

Tags: Dance
Royal Winnipeg Ballet – Svengali World PremiereFriday January 20th, 2012 8:00pmSaturday January 21st, 2012 8:00pmSony Centre For The Performing Arts – 1 Front St E.Save up to 15% off a Full Price TicketDiscounts for groups of 8 plus

Theatre of the Oppressed Fall TrainingMembers only

Tags: Curriculum, Drama
Back by popular demand, Branch Out Theatre is offering an intensive workshop series in Augusto Boal's Theatre ofthe Oppressed.  This training will include Image Theatre (Sept. 27th), Forum Theatre (Oct. 4th) and Rainbow of Desire techniques (Oct. 6th).  These techniques are excellent tools for conflict resolution, initiating dialogue and motivating positive change, advocacy, community building, self-awareness and personal growth.  No previous theatreexperience necessary. A suggested reading list will accompany the training. Sign up for the whole series or the workshop of your choice. Keep reading to find out how CODE members can obtain a discount.

Jonothan Neelands Workshop on October 15 at OISE U of T!

This practical drama workshop with Jonothan Neelands will explore John Steinbeck's iconic novel The Grapes of Wrath and its contemporary resonances for the troubled world that young people are experiencing.Using material from the novel and the film and play versions as well as other historical and contemporary materials the workshop offers a model of how teaching literature of the past through drama can connect us powerfully with our world today. The workshop started life as a pre-show and post-show workshop for the current Stratford Festival production and is still evolving as a socio-historical theatrical journey into the lives, experiences and art of those living on the edge then and now.Please note that only those who have registered will be admitted. No walk-ins please.  REGISTER NOW!

FALL Into The Arts With The Travelling Stage Company!Members only

A new school year is just around the corner and that means The Travelling Stage is gearing up for our 10th year of school workshops!  This year is set to be the most exciting yet with new workshops, new partnerships and our most incredible guest artist roster yet!  Prices haven't increased in 5 years and they'll stay that way again this year in order to offer you innovative, quality workshops that you can afford. Visit the website to learn more about new workshops for educators, including Yoga in the Classroom, Halloween Fun, Insta-Musical and more!CODE members receive a discount on in-school workshops. For details click on "read more". . .

October 21-23rd, 2011 CODE Conference REACH: Drama and Dance Beyond the Classroom -- Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for CODE's 41st Annual Conference REACH: Drama and Dance Beyond the Classroom. This unique event promises to provide top-notch professional development to teachers and artists through hands-on workshops, showcases, networking opportunities and more!Read on for more highlights, or to register today click the REACH icon on the right hand side of our website's main page. . .

Theatre Museum Canada Presents a Staged Reading of "OD On Paradise"

O.D. ON PARADISE There will be a reading of the 1980s hit O.D. ON PARADISE at the Rivoli (344 Queen Street West) Sunday June 26 at 2pm. Admission $10. Written by Linda Griffiths and Patrick Brymer.

Dance and the Child II Summer Intensive offered by York University

Tags: Dance
York University is pleased to announce that it will offer Dance and the Child II Summer Intensive from July 4-15th, Monday to Friday 9a.m.-1p.m. This course is ideal for teachers wishing to learn more about teaching dance in an educational setting.

Toronto's Dance History 1900-1980: Exhibition by Dance Collection Danse

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!