Virtual Arts Palooza for Teachers - Shaw Festival Theatre

Virtual Arts Palooza for Teachers
Virtual Arts Palooza for Teachers

Two days of online sessions focusing on a variety of topics led by Shaw professionals.

Must pre-register. Once registered, teachers will receive an email prompting them to select to attend TWO sessions.

 

Arts Palooza - Day One
When
November 18, 2020
Time
3:30 pm
Where
Online Zoom Sessions
Cost
$25 (one day) / $40 (two days) + tax
“Ask a Theatre Professional” – Q&A sessions. Eight sessions focusing on different topics. Sessions are 30 minutes. Once registered, teachers will receive an email prompting them to select to attend TWO sessions.

1. Lighting with Kevin Lamotte, Director of Lighting Design
2. Set/Costume Design with Gillian Gallow, Set/Costume Designer
3. Costumes with Jason Bendig, Head of Wardrobe, Janet Ellis, Associate Head of Wardrobe
4. Wigs + Makeup with Lorna Henderson, Head of Wigs and Makeup
5. Directing with Kimberley Rampersad, Associate Artistic Director/Director
6. Music Directing with Paul Sportelli, Music Director and Ryan deSouza, Associate Music Conductor
7. Choreography with Kiera Sangster, Ensemble Member and Assistant Choreographer
8. Playwriting with Kate Hennig, Playwright
Arts Palooza - Day Two
When
November 19, 2020
Time
3:30 pm
Where
Online Zoom Sessions
Cost
$25 (one day) / $40 (two days) + tax
“Supporting Diversity and Inclusion in the Arts” – Round table conversations. 8 sessions focusing on different topics. Conversations are 30 minutes. Once registered, teachers will receive an email prompting them to select to attend TWO sessions.

1. How to find monologues to reflect classroom diversity with Sanjay Talwar, Ensemble Member and Annie Gibson, Publisher, Playwrights Canada Press
2. How to support LGBTQ voices with Damien Atkins, Ensemble Member/Playwright
3. Women in the trades with Chrystine Anderson Set Construction, and Stacey Bonar, Wardrobe Supervisor
4. Supporting differently-abled students in the arts with Danielle Strnad, Founder and Executive Director “DramaWay - Arts Programs for all Abilities”
5. Teaching/Directing Classic Plays Through a 21st Century Lens with Diana Donnelly, Ensemble Member/Director
6. How the arts can play a role in tackling racism and white privilege with Nafeesa Monroe, Ensemble Member
7. Supporting Indigenous voices in the arts with Julie Lumsden, Ensemble Member
8. Health and Wellness– trauma-informed teaching through the Arts with Alexis Milligan, Movement Coach
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We look forward to being together again!
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