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Experience More!

Enrich your performing arts experiences with these unique learning activities taking place in conjunction with The Fredericton Playhouse Spotlight Series.

For more information contact the Director of Programming at 506 459-6209 or valerie@theplayhouse.ca.

 

Monday, October 21, 2013
Become a Rover on the uke!

Join ukulele instructor Barb Heans, along with Helen Morag Mckinnon, for this intermediate level class as you strum and pick along to some Irish Rovers ukulele favourites.

Where: Oromocto Arts and Learning Centre, 137 MacDonald Ave., Oromocto
Fee: $15 ($10 Spotlight members)

Sunday November 3, 1pm
Piano Masterclass with Cecilia String Quartet
in partnership with Debut Atlantic and University of New Brunswick

Where: Memorial Hall, UNB

Registration requirements: Registration through the Centre for Musical Arts, UNB. For more information or to register please contact 453-4697 or musicart@unb.ca

Saturday November 23, at 10:30am
Peter and the Wolf Instrument Petting Zoo

Join players from the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra as they introduce the sounds and characters from the much loved story of Peter and the Wolf. In partnership with Fredericton Public Library and Long & McQuade.

Where: Fredericton Public Library
Non-ticketed | No cost | Registration not required

Monday, January 27, time TBD
Masterclass in Contemporary Dance with Toronto Dance Theatre

Where: Fredericton Playhouse, on stage
Fee: $20 ($10 Spotlight members)
Registration requirements: Ages 14+| Registration through the Playhouse box office

Tuesday, January 28, time TBD
Piano Masterclass with Christina Petrowska Quilico

Where: Memorial Hall, UNB
Fee: $20 (includes two complimentary tickets to the performance of Rivers on Wednesday, January 29)
Registration requirements: Registration through the Playhouse box office

Wednesday, January 29 at 6:30pm
Pre-show talk with Christopher House

Join Christopher House in an exploration of his dance creation on Ann Southam’s Rivers.

Where: Fredericton Playhouse, West Gallery
Fee: This is a free non-ticketed event open to all ticket holders attending the Toronto Dance Theatre’s performance of Rivers.

Wednesday, February 5, 7-8pm
Hands-on Taiko Drumming Workshop with Fubuki Daiko

Come and learn the basic skills and cultural etiquette of Taiko drumming. Experience this unique combination of athleticism and energizing rhythms.

Where: Fredericton Playhouse stage
Fee: $12 ($10 Spotlight members)
Registration requirements: Ages 9 through adult. Registration through the Playhouse box office

Saturday, February 8, post-show
Post- Show Conversation with Nikki Payne

Join Nikki in this behind the scenes chat to find out where she gets her zany and crazy dog lady ideas.

Where: Fredericton Playhouse
Fee: This is a free non-ticketed event open to all ticket holders attending the performance.

Sunday, February 16, 1:30-3pm
Absolute Beginner Spanish Dance / Flamenco

Click up your heels to the fire of Flamenco with this highly expressive dance form.

Where: Hatheway Dance Studio at the Richard J. Currie Centre
Fee: $15 ($10 Spotlight members)
Registration requirements: Age 14+ | Partner optional | Registration through the Playhouse box office.

Thursday, February 27, 6:30pm
Masterclass with Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal: Beginner Contemporary

Where: Fredericton Playhouse, on stage
Fee: $20 ($10 Spotlight members)
Registration requirements: Ages 14+| Registration through the Playhouse box office

Friday, March 14, at 12pm
Peggy Baker Artist Talk: Figures in Motion

Join Peggy Baker, award-winning dancer and choreographer, for a presentation that delves into art history to reveal intriguing parallels between the evolution of modern dance and the major visual arts movements of the 20th century

Where: Gallery 78
Fee: This is a free non-ticketed event open to all

Saturday, March 15 at 2pm
Modern Moves Made Easy

Deepen your understanding of modern dance in this opportunity for participants of any skill level to share the floor with Canadian dance icon, Peggy Baker.

Where: Charlotte Street Arts Centre
Fee: $15 ($10 Spotlight members)
Registration Requirements: Ages 13+ | Registration through the box office

Wednesday March 12 thru Monday, March 17
MOVE with Peggy Baker

Move is an installation piece for which we are seeking 16-24 participants. This residency is a series of physical workshops and rehearsals suitable for dancers and non-dancers alike such as pilates and yoga students. The final performance will take place at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery at noon on Monday, March 17th.

For more information contact Valerie Hillier at 459-6209 or valerie@theplayhouse.ca

Monday, March 17 at 2pm
“I Remember When…”
   Storytelling performance for seniors

Storytelling is one of the oldest art forms, and surrounds us daily on tv, through song and dance, and anywhere else people gather. Professional storyteller Donna Washington from North Carolina will take participants on a journey through memory with her enchanting and engaging stories.

Where: Stepping Stone Senior’s Centre
Fee: This is a free non-ticketed event

Sunday, April 6 post-show
“Onstage Workshop”

Join dancers from Bouge de la in this 25-minute physical response to the performance. Note: This event is designed for family involvement.

Where: Fredericton Playhouse on stage
Fee: $5 per family
Registration requirements: For ticket holders of The Studio. Registration is through the Playhouse box office

Friday, April 11 at 10:30am
Zydeco Music for Families

Looking for something to do on this PD day? Join in this lively encounter for a unique glimpse into this musical culture direct from Louisiana.

Where: Fredericton Public Library – Nashwaaksis (324 Fulton Ave. in the Nashwaaksis Middle School)
Fee: This is a free non-ticketed event

Wednesday, April 23, 7-9pm
Swing Dance Class with B
rian Sostek and Megan McClellan (Sossy Mechanics)  

Step out to learn the basic vocabulary of social Swing dancing.

Where: Hathaway Dance Studio, Richard J. Currie Center, UNB
Fee: $15 ($10 Spotlight members)
Registration requirements: Registration through the Playhouse box office.

For more information please contact the Director of Programming at 506-459-6209 or valerie@theplayhouse.ca

 

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