december, 2020

This is a repeating event

04dec1:00 pm2:00 pmMy New Best Friend is a Face on the Wall - Theatre, Visual Art, Videowith Daniel Hickie

Event Details

Ages: 5 – 8 (Grade K – 2)
Part 1 / Friday December 4, 2020 / 1 – 2 pm
Part 2 / Friday December 11, 2020 / 1 – 2 pm

Students will build a new best friend for themselves out of cardboard, and film their adventures together.

Materials: One sheet of cardboard approx 1m x 1m in size (could be from a recycled box, could be bristol board – just a cardboard that is fairly rigid), scissors, markers, tape that you can stick to a wall, 2 sticks (e.g. pencils, tree branches, chopsticks, etc. These will be stuck to the back of cardboard lips, so that we can control the lips from afar.), a filming device (e.g. mobile phone, tablet, webcam on a laptop computer)

Artist Bio: Daniel Hickie is a young people’s theatre artist, teacher and aspiring puppeteer. He grew up on Gadigal Land (Sydney, Australia) and since moving to Tio’tia:ke (Montreal) has worked as a teaching artist with Geordie Theatre, the Segal Centre, The Montreal Children’s Theatre and others. Daniel recently co-founded Young Hearts Theatre to bring theatre work to the young and young at heart.

QEP Competencies

Drama: To invent short scenes; To interpret short scenes; To appreciate dramatic works, personal productions and those of classmates
Visual Arts: To produce media works in the visual arts
CCC: Uses information, Uses creativity, Uses information and communications technologies, Communicates appropriately


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