Community Outreach - Burlington Performing Arts Centre
Experiences that Inspire!
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Community Outreach

Workshops and Interactive Events


The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is excited to offer our community impactful arts learning experiences. We invite you to join us for interactive events and workshops through our Community Engagement initiatives.


 

FESTIVAL OF TREES
In The Burlington Performing Arts Centre's Lobby

November 29 to December 19

This holiday season The Burlington Performing Arts Centre’s lobby will be lit up with a colourful and festive display of Christmas trees that is sure to spark some yuletide enthusiasm in anyone that visits The Centre. Each tree will be decorated by an organization or local business within the community. Visitors to The Centre will have the opportunity to take one of these stunning trees home, by purchasing raffle tickets for the Festival of Trees draw.
 
All trees will be raffled off. Winners will be drawn on December 19.
Winners will be called on December 20.
Tree pick-up for winners is on December 21,22, 23.
 
Raffle proceeds will benefit a new Community Studio Theatre initiative organized by The Burlington Performing Arts Centre and the Arts & Culture Council of Burlington.
  
 
 


FESTIVAL OF TREES AT THE BURILNGTON PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

PUBLIC VIEWING SCHEDULE
 

Wednesday, November 29 ... 12pm to 8pm 

Thursday, November 30 ....... 12pm to 4pm

Friday, December 1 ............... 12pm to 8pm

Saturday, December 2 ........... 10am to 4pm

Sunday, December 3 ............. 12pm to 6pm

Monday, December 4 ........... 12pm to 4pm

Tuesday, December 5 ........... 12pm to 4pm

Wednesday, December 6 . 12pm to 7:30pm

Thursday, December 7 .......... 12pm to 8pm

Friday, December 8 ......... 12pm to 7:30pm

Saturday, December 9 ...... 10am to 7:30pm

Sunday, December 10 ........... 12pm to 4pm

Monday, December 11 .......... 12pm to 4pm

Tuesday, December 12 .......... 12pm to 4pm

Wednesday, December 13 .... 12pm to 4pm

Thursday, December 14 ........ 12pm to 8pm

Friday, December 15 ............. 12pm to 8pm

Saturday, December 16 ......... 12pm to 4pm

Sunday, December 17 ........... 12pm to 6pm

Monday, December 18 .......... 12pm to 7pm

Tuesday, December 19 .......... 12pm to 7:30pm

Raffle winners will be announced onstage prior to 
An Evening with Cathy Jones and Mary Walsh on December 19.
 
Winners will be called on December 20.
 
Tree pick-up for winners is on December 21, 22 ,23. 
 
With Appreciation to Canadian Tire – Burlington Stores,
for their generous donation of twenty-five pre-lit Christmas trees.
 

 

THANK YOU TO OUR TREE SPONSORS:

27th Orchard Scout Troop | A Different Drummer Books | Aldershot Village BIA | Amanda Steene Cosmetics Inc. | Art Gallery of Burlington | Bodhi Bar | Burlap & Twine | Burlington Hydro | Century 21 Dreams Inc. Brokerage | Dollface Beauty Bar | Edward Jones – Peter N. Skoretz | Fairhome Interiors | Hayley Verrall Music & Leah Verrall - Artist | Holland Park Garden Gallery | Joelle’s & Jeff’s Guyshop | Long & McQuade - Burlington | Longos – Fairview and Maple (Burlington) | Michael O’Sullivan – Royal LePage Burloak | Mirella’s Ladies Boutique | Hon. Eleanor McMahon, MPP Burlington | Mrs. B’s Gifthouse | Revera Living | Tourism Burlington

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BODY SPACE/CREATION PLACE: A Free Workshop Series

BODY SPACE/CREATION PLACE: A Free Workshop Series

Dreamwalker Dance and The Burlington Performing Arts Centre invite you to a series of FREE wellness movement workshops facilitated by local artists. This will be a time to delight in the diverse creative approaches and energies of these exceptional artists. This is a time for you. These sessions will be fun, relaxing, rejuvenating, and a chance to reboot. You will be guided into a flowing hour of gentle stretches, visualizations and connecting movements, simple vocal sounds and play.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

September 17, 2017 --- Thanks for a great turnout!

October 29, 2017 from 1:00pm - 2:30pm 
--- Thanks for a great turnout!

November 12, 2017 from 1:00pm - 2:30pm --- Thanks for a great turnout!

December 17, 2017 from 1:00pm - 2:30pm - TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE

January 14, 2018 from 1:00pm - 2:30pm - Details TBD

February 25, 2018 from 1:00pm - 2:30pm - Details TBD

*Workshops are located in the Community Studio Theatre, and are FREE to all registered patrons*

These workshops are offered free of charge through the generous support of The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Dreamwalker Dance Company, and the Ontario Arts Council.

                                      


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PARTICIPATE IN AN EXCITING COMMUNITY PERFORMANCE EVENT!

MOVE Project with Peggy Baker

Calling all Dancers - Martial Artists - Yoga Practitioners - Actors

We are looking for a group of 16 participants – both men and women, ages 16 to 65 – to perform MOVE, a 70-minute dance installation under the direction of celebrated Canadian choreographer Peggy Baker.

MOVE will have one public performance at The Art Gallery of Burlington on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 3:30pm.
Participants who are selected for the project will be notified on the day of the audition/workshop - Jan 13, 2018.
Selected participants must be available for ALL the following dates:

REHEARSAL - Saturday, March 24, 2018 (10:30am – 1:30pm)
REHEARSAL - Sunday, March 25, 2018 (10:30am – 1:30pm) 
REHEARSAL - Saturday, March 31, 2018 (10:30am – 1:30pm) 
REHEARSAL - Sunday, April 1, 2018 (10:30am – 1:30pm) 
REHEARSAL - Saturday, April 7, 2018 (3:00pm – 6:00pm)

SHOW CALL - Sunday, April 8, 2018 (12:00 - 3:30 pm)

PERFORMANCE - Sunday, April 8, 2018 (3:30 - 4:40)

Note: All rehearsals will be held at either The Burlington Performing Art Centre or at The Burlington Student Theatre. Full schedule will be provided to selected participants.

Wear comfortable workout clothes, and bring a bottle of water.

To learn more about Peggy Baker's MOVE project peggybakerdance.com/move/
 

For more information on this event, contact Joanne Churchill at joanne.churchill@burlington.ca

To sign up for an audition click here! 

Photo Credit: Photography by Paul Webster

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Please join us for The Burlington Performing Arts Centre’s Community Outreach events,
and together we will create Experiences that Inspire.