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Teacher Workshops and Performances
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Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre DanceGuide Professional Development Sessions - a hands-on workshop for teachers (for elementary and secondary teachers) Canadian Children's Dance Theatre offers one three-hour after-school professional development workshop for teachers. These popular curriculum-based sessions provide participants with practical hands-on understanding of teaching dance in a school environment. The overall objective of DanceGuide is to provide teachers with a clear structure and method for organizing and delivering dance curriculum material. Date and location: TBD (please contact Crystal J. Hall at development@ccdt.org) Cost: $50.00 per participant Enrolment: 12 - 24 participants

JANUARY 2009 Wednesday, January 14
Toronto Symphony Orchestra $12 Toronto Symphony Orchestra tickets to hear: Mozart Jupiter Symphony @ 6:30pm To purchase, visit www.tso.ca/weboffers or call 416-598-3375 Promotional Code: PAONE For concert details, visit www.tso.ca/afterworks
Main floor and balcony tickets only, subject to availability. Seating at the discretion of the TSO. Offer not applicable to previously purchased tickets or in conjunction with other offers or discounts.

Sunday, January 25th
Tarragon Theatre Social Sunday for Ubuntu (The Cape Town Project) This successful program is designed to be an enjoyable professional development event for teachers. Participants receive a light breakfast, catered lunch, a two-hour practical workshop and a preview performance. Join us for the day and see the latest Tarragon offering before it opens! Only $60 per Sunday or book both January and May sessions for $100! For more information visit www.tarragontheatre.com or to book a workshop please call Andrew Lamb, 416.536.5018 x229 or e-mail andrew@tarragontheatre.com. 1

FEBRUARY 2009 Monday, February, 9th
The Canadian Stage Company

Miss Julie: Freedom Summer Educator Preview Night
7:00 pm – Bluma Appel Theatre – Free of charge
Educators are invited to join a pre-show discussion about the themes, structure and challenges of our productions and the points of engagement for students. These events offer professional development for teachers and assist in making clear curriculum links. All participants are offered a complimentary ticket to that evening’s performance following the pre-show discussion. Attendance is limited. Pre-registration is required.

To register contact: Rob Kempson, Interim Community Relations Manager 416.367.8243, ext. 280 or rkempson@canstage.com

Wednesday, February 18th
Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People “Peking Opera and Monkey Stories” 630pm-930pm In this exciting workshop, you will learn the gestures, make-up and timeless themes that motivate China’s Monkey King stories and the majestic tradition that is Peking Opera. Cost $25.00 Location: LKTYP, 165 Front St. East, TO, ON M5A 3Z4 Register & RSVP Call (416) 862-2222

Saturday, February 21st
Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People “Epic Elements: Asian Theatre in the Ontario Classroom” 9:30am-12:30pm CALP Leap into Epic Theatre including movement, physical theatre, and stage combat techniques. Cost $50.00 includes Forbidden Phoenix show ticket Location: LKTYP, 165 Front St. East TO, ON M5A 3Z4 Call (416) 862-2222 to Register & RSVP

Saturday, February 28th
The Canadian Stage Company Student Solo Show Creation with Rick Miller and Stephanie Baptist 10:30 am – 3:30 pm Berkeley Rehearsal Hall $45.00, lunch included
In a dynamic hands-on workshop led by multi-award winning artists, join us to learn and share techniques for inspiring student creation. There are a number of challenges associated with having students write and share their work in a classroom setting, particularly when writing monologues or developing characters. Led by Rick Miller (Bigger Than Jesus, MacHomer) and his partner, educator Stephanie Baptist, this day-long workshop will explore how to dive into monologue and solo show writing with your students. Registration fee includes lunch.

To register contact: Rob Kempson, Interim Community Relations Manager 416.367.8243, ext. 280 or rkempson@canstage.com

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MARCH 2009 Saturday, March 7th
The Canadian Stage Company Theatre Club for Miss Julie: Freedom Summer – 10:30am – 12:00pm Free of charge (Nicholas Hoare Bookshop)
Theatre Club is a great way to delve deeper into a Canadian Stage production, meeting the last Saturday of each performance to discuss and dissect the production. Members also receive a regular e-newsletter with showrelated book recommendations, information about work in production, discount at Nicholas Hoare Bookshop and other Canadian Stage news.

To register contact: Rob Kempson, Interim Community Relations Manager 416.367.8243, ext. 280 or rkempson@canstage.com

Monday, March, 23rd
The Canadian Stage Company

Shirley Valentine Educator Preview Night 7:00 pm – Bluma Appel Theatre – Free of charge
Educators are invited to join a pre-show discussion about the themes, structure and challenges of our productions and the points of engagement for students. These events offer professional development for teachers and assist in making clear curriculum links. All participants are offered a complimentary ticket to that evening’s performance following the pre-show discussion. Attendance is limited. Pre-registration is required.

To register contact: Rob Kempson, Interim Community Relations Manager 416.367.8243, ext. 280 or rkempson@canstage.com

Tuesday, March 24th Wednesday, March 25th Thursday, March 26th
SPROCKETS Teacher Screening Preview Night Information (Both Elementary and Secondary) Sprockets Toronto International Film Festival for Children is hosting a Teacher Sneak Peak event. This is an opportunity for teachers to pre-screen films screening at Sprockets International Film Festival for Children. Location: Toronto International Film Festival Group head office at 2 Carlton Street (Yonge and Carlton at College subway stop) suite 1600, 16th floor in the screening room. Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm Tickets: This is a complimentary service brought to you by Sprockets Toronto International Films Festival for Children. Limited tickets are available and reserved on a first-come-first serve basis. Film Titles to be announce in February 2009. To reserve your tickets please email reellearning@tiffg.ca

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Wednesday, March 25th
Toronto Symphony Orchestra $12 Toronto Symphony Orchestra tickets to hear: Prokofiev Symphony 5 & Ravel Piano Concerto in G @ 6:30pm To purchase, visit www.tso.ca/weboffers or call 416-598-3375 Promotional Code: PAONE For concert details, visit www.tso.ca/afterworks
Main floor and balcony tickets only, subject to availability. Seating at the discretion of the TSO. Offer not applicable to previously purchased tickets or in conjunction with other offers or discounts.

APRIL 2009 Saturday, April 18th
The Canadian Stage Company Theatre Club for Shirley Valentine – 10:30am – 12:00pm Free of charge (Nicholas Hoare Bookshop)
Theatre Club is a great way to delve deeper into a Canadian Stage production, meeting the last Saturday of each performance to discuss and dissect the production. Members also receive a regular e-newsletter with showrelated book recommendations, information about work in production, discount at Nicholas Hoare Bookshop and other Canadian Stage news.

To register contact: Rob Kempson, Interim Community Relations Manager 416.367.8243, ext. 280 or rkempson@canstage.com

Friday, April 24th
SPROCKETS Sprockets 2009 Teacher Workshop (Both Elementary and Secondary) Sprockets and Youth Learning presents our 2009 Teacher Workshop on Storyboarding, an event designed to provide resources and tools for educators interested in using storyboarding in their classroom. This screening and workshop is primarily directed for teachers of grades five to eight but can be adapted for other grades. Location: Famous Players Canada Square, 2190 Yonge Street, Toronto Tickets: This is a complimentary service brought to you by Sprockets Toronto International Films Festival for Children. Limited tickets are available and reserved on a first-come-first serve basis. Film Titles to be announce in February 2009. To reserve your tickets please email reellearning@tiffg.ca

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Saturday, April 25th
Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People “Adaptation for the Stage” 9:30am-12:30pm CALP Has an image or a little-noted fact ever grabbed your attention? In this workshop, we will focus on the process of adapting source material such as visual arts, newspapers and oral histories into a number of different literary or theatrical genres. Cost $50.00 includes Pobby & Dingan show ticket Location: LKTYP, 165 Front St. East TO, ON M5A 3Z4 Call (416) 862-2222 to Register & RSVP!

MAY 2009 Friday, May 1st
The Shaw Festival

Teachers’ Day
Welcome to The Shaw’s Teachers’ Day – a full day dedicated to sharing expertise between theatre professionals and professional educators. The day will include stimulating sessions with theatre professionals, a specially prepared lunch, and an opportunity to mingle with other participants with a wine & cheese wrap-up. An optional component to the day is a ticket to attend the 8 pm performance of Shaw’s In Good King Charles’s Golden Days on Friday, May 1 and Noel Coward’s Brief Encounters on Friday, October 16.

SUMMARY OF EVENT:
9:00 – 9:30 am 9:30 – 9:45 am 9:45 – 11:00 pm 11:00 – 11:15 am 11:15 – 12:30 pm 12:30 – 1:30 pm 1:30 – 2:45 pm 2:45 – 3:00 pm 3:00 – 4:15 pm 4:15 – 5:00 pm 8.00 pm Registration (Festival Theatre) Welcome Morning Workshops Coffee Break Morning Workshops (continued) Lunch (Macdonald Heaslip Lounge) Afternoon Workshops Coffee Break Afternoon Workshops (continued) Wine & Cheese Reception (Macdonald Heaslip Lounge) In Good King Charles’s Golden Day. (Royal George Theatre – optional) Brief Encounters (Festival Theatre- optional)

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Sunday, May 3rd
Tarragon Theatre Social Sunday for House of Many Tongues This successful program is designed to be an enjoyable professional development event for teachers. Participants receive a light breakfast, catered lunch, a two-hour practical workshop and a preview performance. Join us for the day and see the latest Tarragon offering before it opens! Only $60 per Sunday or book both January and May sessions for $100! For more information visit www.tarragontheatre.com or to book a workshop please call Andrew Lamb, 416.536.5018 x229 or e-mail andrew@tarragontheatre.com

Monday, May, 4th
The Canadian Stage Company

Doubt, a parable Educator Preview Night
7:00 pm – Bluma Appel Theatre – Free of charge
Educators are invited to join a pre-show discussion about the themes, structure and challenges of our productions and the points of engagement for students. These events offer professional development for teachers and assist in making clear curriculum links. All participants are offered a complimentary ticket to that evening’s performance following the pre-show discussion. Attendance is limited. Pre-registration is required.

To register contact: Rob Kempson, Interim Community Relations Manager 416.367.8243, ext. 280 or rkempson@canstage.com

Wednesday, May 20th
Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People A Very Special Surprise! Save the date! Topic TBA… 6:30pm-9:30pm Cost $25.00 Location: LKTYP, 165 Front St. East, TO, ON M5A 3Z4 Call (416) 862-2222 to Register & RSVP!

Saturday, May 31st
The Canadian Stage Company Theatre Club for Doubt, a parable – 10:30am – 12:00pm Free of charge (Nicholas Hoare Bookshop)
Theatre Club is a great way to delve deeper into a Canadian Stage production, meeting the last Saturday of each performance to discuss and dissect the production. Members also receive a regular e-newsletter with showrelated book recommendations, information about work in production, discount at Nicholas Hoare Bookshop and other Canadian Stage news.

To register contact: Rob Kempson, Interim Community Relations Manager 416.367.8243, ext. 280 or rkempson@canstage.com

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OCTOBER 2009 Friday, October 16th
Shaw Festival

Teachers’ Day
Welcome to The Shaw’s Teachers’ Day – a full day dedicated to sharing expertise between theatre professionals and professional educators. The day will include stimulating sessions with theatre professionals, a specially prepared lunch, and an opportunity to mingle with other participants with a wine & cheese wrap-up. An optional component to the day is a ticket to attend the 8 pm performance of Shaw’s In Good King Charles’s Golden Days on Friday, May 1 and Noel Coward’s Brief Encounters on Friday, October 16.

SUMMARY OF EVENT:
9:00 – 9:30 am 9:30 – 9:45 am 9:45 – 11:00 pm 11:00 – 11:15 am 11:15 – 12:30 pm 12:30 – 1:30 pm 1:30 – 2:45 pm 2:45 – 3:00 pm 3:00 – 4:15 pm 4:15 – 5:00 pm 8.00 pm Registration (Festival Theatre) Welcome Morning Workshops Coffee Break Morning Workshops (continued) Lunch (Macdonald Heaslip Lounge) Afternoon Workshops Coffee Break Afternoon Workshops (continued) Wine & Cheese Reception (Macdonald Heaslip Lounge) In Good King Charles’s Golden Day. (Royal George Theatre – optional) Brief Encounters (Festival Theatre- optional)

MORE INFORMATION: For more information about all PAONE companies and our programs please visit the members page of our website: http://www.paone.ca/members.html

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