Welcome Educators and thank you for visiting Concrete Theatre’s website. If you have already booked a Concrete Theatre production into your school we look forward to meeting you. If you are considering one of our shows for your students we hope this section will help you make your decision.
For the last two decades, Concrete Theatre has been dedicated to bringing professional theatre artists together to create and present award-winning, relevant and challenging plays for young people. We believe that young people deserve to see brilliant theatre made just for them by people interested in the power of theatre as a tool to not only entertain, but to educate, impact and provoke positive change.
In this section of the website you will find the Study Guides for this season’s productions as well as helpful links and information that may assist you to further your students learning before or after our production has played in your school.
If you have any questions about these materials, or would like more information, please contact our Sales and Booking Coordinator, Mary-Ellen Perley at email@example.com
Thank you for your interest in our productions. We are thrilled that you are looking to book one of our shows.
I Am For You by Mieko Ouchi The world premiere of a powerful and engaging exploration of the roots and causes of violence through the metaphor of stage combat.
Touring Junior and Senior High Schools
November 12 to 29 2013
I Am For You Study Guide
Alberta Education Curriculum Links - Health: differing personal perspectives on physical, emotional, social safety, strategies to promote harm reduction/risk, how thinking patterns influence feelings, stress management, personal conflict management skills. Language Arts: consider the ideas of others, analyze choices and motives of characters. Physical Education: moving in a variety of environments, safety, warm-up. Drama: an appreciation for drama and theatre as a process and art form, safety, understand need for rehearsal, recognize 'theatre is a mirror of society".
Apples and Oranges by Chris Bullough
A charming and gentle company favorite that examines how discrimination is taught… but also how it can be overcome.
Touring Elementary Schools
January 27 to February 22 2014
Apples and Oranges Study Guide
Alberta Education Curriculum Links - Wellness: identify strategies to avoid being bullied, passive, aggressive and assertive strategies for use in dealing with bullies, impact of personal behaviour, effects of sharing positive feelings, relationship between feelings and behaviours, effective listening, recognize that presenting feelings may mask underlying feelings, strategies for managing feelings, communication skills, enhance friendships, fair play through modeling. Language Arts: respond to new ideas, make connections, repetition, rhyme and rhythm. Music/Drama: appreciation
The Bully Project written and directed by Mieko Ouchi with collaborator Caroline Howarth
A brand new participatory play that explores bullying, from the Company that brought you the award winning Are We There Yet?
Touring Junior High Schools
March 31 to April 12 2014
The Bully Project Study Guide Coming Soon
Alberta Education Curriculum Links - Wellness: analyze the definition, effects and possible consequences of various forms of harassment, stress management, analyze, evaluate and refine personal communication patterns, conflict management skills. Language Arts: analyze choices and motives of characters.
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