World Theatre Day

March 27 is World Theatre Day!Created in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute, today is a day we celebrate the power of imagination, the importance of telling stories and the power of the theatre to do just that. 

Hamlet Educator's Night at Rosedale Heights School of the Arts

711 Bloor St. EastToronto, ON (Bloor and the DVP across from Castle Frank subway)Thursday, February 24th, 2011Tickets $10 available at the doorPre-show talk with staff and students: 5:45pm in the Staff RoomEvening Performance of Hamlet: 7:00pm in the AuditoriumThe staff and students of the Drama Production courses at Rosedale Heights School of the Arts invite you to a pre-show talk and evening performance of William Shakespeare's Hamlet. Learn about the model of our ADD 3M/4M focus course, and hear from student designers, dramaturges and actors who worked on this unique Japanese-inspired take on the classic play.Questions? E-mail rhsahamlet@gmail.com

Tarragon Theatre Educator's NightMembers only

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Join Tarragon Theatre for a special educator appreciation event on Wednesday, March 2nd as part of our 40th Anniversary Season.  This is the opening night of our world premier and Theatre Columbus co-production of More Fine Girls!  The event will include a pre-show talk with Artistic Director Richard Rose, tickets to the opening performance as well as the post-show celebrations in our lobby.  Tickets to all Tarragon Theatre shows  are free for CODE members!  Click "See More" to find out how to get your free tickets!More Fine Girlsby Jennifer Brewin, Leah Cherniak, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Alisa Palmer and Martha Ross directed by Alisa Palmer Jayne, Jojo and Jelly get together ten years after the party that drove them apart. This time, the sisters go into the basement. They convene for a family crisis, and share an overwhelming need to be together again. It is an intimate and comic look at sisters and the surprising truths of middle age.

Limited Engagement! Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company Presents One of a Kind

The Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company and Nephesh present, direct from Israel, a fascinating story that appeals to students of all ages. Two shows only on Thursday, February 24th at 1:15pm and 7:30pm at the Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front Street East, Toronto.

Multiple Award Willing Playwright Linda Griffiths Reads at Theatrebooks

Join award-winning playwright Linda Griffiths on Wednesday, January 19th at 7pm at Theatrebooks, part of Meaningful Words: A Playwrights Reading Series at Theatrebooks.

Yoga in the Elementary Classroom Workshop from The Travelling Stage!Members only

Back by popular demand!  Join us on March 6 from 2-5pm, for a yoga workshop guaranteed to help you bring calm, clarity and focus into your classroom. You'll leave with a plethora of yoga poses, techniques and games you can use to help students make positive behavioural choices and to increase their self-esteem.  

Lighting Design Workshop Notes

The lighting design workshop offered at Rosedale Heights School of the Arts was a huge success.  For those of you who attended, the workshop notes and a few handouts are available in the resource section of our website.  The link is below:http://code.on.ca/resource/january-2011-lighting-design-workshop

Check out Theatre Museum Canada's You Tube Channel for One-on-one Interviews with Canadian Theatre Legends

Theatre Museum Canada now has its own You Tube Channel, where you and your students can access video interviews with Canadian theatre masters such as Bill Glassco and R.H. Thompson.  A fantastic teaching tool! 

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.

Looking for Teaching Tools? Ministry Revised Arts Podcasts Have Been Posted!

To help support the revised arts curriculum, the Ministry of Education has launched a series of podcasts featuring real teachers, students and classrooms. Watch the podcasts to learn hands-on about teaching strategies in drama and dance. Prepare to be inspired!

Peel DSB Presents 'Arts Alive'

Arts Alive is an annual professional development for the arts event in Peel DSB.  This year it will be held on Jan. 13th, 2011.