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Student Workshops 16/17

FREE In-School Student Workshops 16/17

The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is thrilled to offer FREE student workshops so the conversation that first starts in the theatre can be further developed in the classroom and beyond. All workshops are FREE with the
purchase of a student ticket to the accompanying performance and will be facilitated in your school. No need for additional busing.
Limited availability!
*Only Available with purchase of companion school performance.


HIP HOP DANCE WORKSHOP – FREE with I.aM.mE tickets
November 2016
Challenge your students to get up and move, lock, pop, krump or whatever the beat dictates! Workshop led by a local professional hip hop instructor.

BLACK HISTORY WORKSHOP – FREE with Spirit of Harriet Tubman tickets
February 2017
Expand your students awareness of Canadian Black History and Ontario’s connection to liberating slaves from the south. A partnership with the Halton Black History Awareness Society.

FIRST NATIONS CULTURE WORKSHOPS – Free with The Honouring tickets
March 2017

Choose a workshop that most suits your students’ needs:
Elementary Workshops:
a) Movement & Music Workshop – Interactive introduction to Haudenosaunee social dances and music
b) Visual Art Workshop - Craft your own Iroquois style flatpurse with clay beads
Secondary Worskhops:
a) Indigenous Issues – Overview of residential schools, reserves, language revitalization, stereotypes and racism
b) Dance & Music Workshop – Interactive introduction to some of dance styles that are represented in
“The Honouring.” A partnership with the Woodland Cultural Centre.

FREE DIVERSITY AWARENESS WORKSHOP – Free with Jabber tickets
April 2017
School is hard enough, but adding a new culture, language and religion and you have a much more complex transition. This insightful discussion/workshop explores the everyday challenges of a newcomer to Canada.
A partnership with the Halton Multicultural Council/Connections.