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Fringe Show worth seeing!

sul Express poster

https://fringetoronto.com/festivals/fringe/event/seasons

 

Some of our friends are doing this show in the Fringe. Let’s support Theatre that promotes and showcases #AllAbilities!

sul express poster

 

TTC & ROAD CLOSURES JUNE 17/2017

DramaWay Showcase Attendees:

TTC AND ROAD CLOSURES
Here are the TTC and road closures scheduled for June 17th. Please find an alternate route to get to the Papermill Theatre (67 Pottery Road).
TTC Closures
There will be no subway service between Sheppard West and St George stations on June 17 and 18 due to signal upgrades. All trains on Line 1 will turn back southbound at St George Station.
Shuttle buses will operate between Sheppard West and Lawrence West stations during this closure. Customers are encouraged to use existing east-west bus/streetcar routes to the Yonge portion of Line 1 or north-south bus routes to Line 2.

Road Closures

F. G. Gardiner Expressway
• Gardiner At Off Ramp York/Bay/Yonge
• Gardiner Expy From Bathurst St To York St
• Gardiner Expy EB At Rees St
W. R. Allen Roadway
• WR Allen Rd From Sheppard Ave W To De Boers Dr
Lake Shore Boulevard
• Lake Shore Blvd W At 1 York St
• Lake Shore Blvd W From Fort York Blvd To Newfoundland Rd
• Lake Shore Blvd W From Rees St To Bathurst St
• Lake Shore Blvd W From Bathurst St To Parkside Dr

Save $ buy purchasing your Showcase tickets in advance at http://www.dramaway.com

SHOWCASE TICKETS ARE CHEAPER IF YOU PURCHASE THEM ON-LINE IN ADVANCE:
RhythmWorks Tickets in Advance on-line:
Adults $15
Children (Under age 10)  $5 
RhythmWorks Tickets at the Door:
Adults $20
Children (under age 10) $10
DramaWorks tickets in advance on-line:
Adults $20 
Children (under age 10)  $10 $10
DramaWorks Tickets at the door:
Adults $25
Children (under age 10) $15

DramaWorks Rehearsal Tools

For all of those unable to access the rehearsal tools, we have added them on a YouTube Playlist so that it is more convenient for you.
Here is the link:
We are passing along some rehearsal resources on our google drive for at home practice for those who are familiar with that also. If not, just use the Youtube link above. 
 
In the Google folder (for those not accessing YouTube) you will find a tutorial to help the Lunites learn their parts. Keep in mind our Royal Lunites are both speaking while also using some sign language. This has been an exciting challenge but our actors are rising to the occasion and doing a wonderful job.

There is also the song (Oh Luna) for anyone playing a Royal Lunite or Royal Queen Luna. The words are in the scripts. We also have the Count on Me Song attached for the Star Crew/Star Fleet (Full first Verse & Chorus) and Lunites (Chorus only).

 
 
 
 

Thanks for doing at home rehearsals so we can ensure everyone is familiar with their scenes. The Starcrew Team does more individual based lines, therefore a tutorial is not needed other than for the Count On Me song.

Sign up for Summer Camp today!

http://dramaway.com/summer-camp-full-program/

Casting Opportunity from Pixcom Productions

 

 

Hi Everyone

 

We received this email and thought we’d share it with all of you.

From: Harriet Luke <hluke@pixcom.com>
Date: Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 12:01 PM
Subject: Pixcom Productions – Development/Casting
Cc: Taeo Soleil Levine <taeolevine1@gmail.com>

I just wanted to follow up on our conversation re: the show we have in development right now with CBC, that you might be able to help us with!

Just to recap the series will feature a group of individuals with disabilities who are super eager to get a job in the restaurant industry, but have struggled to do so. They will be put through a training course with a top head chef in order to learn the skills needed to work in a restaurant and set them up to enter the workforce!

We are looking to cast people with a wide rage of disabilities, ideally people who are starting out in their careers (18 –  25  years old). We are looking for people who have a positive attitude, an outgoing personality, and who would be capable of working long days and can communicate effectively. They can be located anywhere across the county.

Any leads would be greatly appreciated! At this stage we are just looking to speak with people on the phone and do Skype interviews. Taeo, cc’ed here is heading up the trainee casting, and will be in touch as well.

Look forward to hearing from you and don’t hesitate to give me a call if you have any questions!

Chat soon,

 

Harriet Luke

Development Supervisor
Pixcom Productions
hluke@pixcom.com
C: 647 830 9095

 

Watch our Finale Celebration choreographed by Morgan Joy for our DramaWorks Performers!

Hello DramaWorks Group A & Group B, DramaWorks East & DramaWorks West:

Please follow and subscribe to our YouTube Channel for resources at home.
We have uploaded our Final Dance Choreo to the 2017 Playlist linked below.

DramaWay March Break – Spring Break Reminders! Take Note of when your class is NOT running!

Hello DramaWay Families,

Here is a reminder of all the March/Spring Break dates. There will be no class for the following dates please take note and mark your calendars!

Use the time off to rehearse when you can.

Theatre Arts Break

March 13th 2017

DramaWorks Mississauga Breaks

March 13th & April 17th 2017

 

DramaWorks East Breaks

March 15th & 22nd

 

SocialWorks Mississauga Breaks

SocialWorks WILL run sessions on March 15th &  22nd in lieu of a Make-Up Dates

  • No SocialWorks on May 18th 2017

 

SingingWorks Break

March 16th 2017

 

DramaWorks West Breaks

March 16th , March 23rd & April 27th

 

RhythmWorks Downtown Breaks

March 16th & March 23rd 2017

RhythmWorks West  Breaks

March 11th, March 18th, March 25th & May 20th 2017

MultiArtWorks Fairlawn Breaks

March 11th , March 18th , April 15th &  May 20th 2017

DramaWorks Group A & DramaWorks Group B

THERE WILL BE NO SPRING BREAK IN LIEU OF THE CANCELLED CLASSES

GROUP A & GROUP B MAKE-UP CLASSES WILL RUN ON THE 14TH AND 21ST OF March

ExpressionWorks Dates Revised PLEASE REVIEW – Corrected info!

  • No class on March 23rd 2017 – This date is reserved for our Make Up class if needed.

PLEASE NOTE: There will in fact be an ExpressionWorks class on March 16th 2017.

EXPRESSIONWORKS SPRING 2017 OUTLINE:

  • Clown (March 9, *16) with Guest Artist Joan Barrington of Therapeutic Clowns International!

*Make Up Class for the winter term; if need be is March 23! As of now, there is no class this date unless we have to cancel for some unforseen reason.

Please make note of WEEK BREAK Between Winter and Spring Terms!

ExpressionWorks Term Three- 11 spring sessions

[10 spring sessions include make-up culinary class + 1 closing final class = 11 spring sessions]

The talented team will oversea leadership sessions; rotating Arts-Specialists will lead various 

Art-Hour Workshops/Sessions:

  • Musical Theatre (March 30April 6)
  • Storytelling & Puppetry (April 13, 20)
  • Independent Living Skills (April 27, * May 4)
  • *Special 2-hour out-in-the-community TTC session
  • Musical Improv (May 11, 18)
  • Culinary Arts (May 25, * June 1accounts for Dec. 8make-up)
  • FINAL Open Class (*June 8, 2017)

*ExpressionWorks members, families and friends are invited to attend our Open Class on

Thursday, June 8th from 7:15 – 8:15 pm. Participants arrive at regular class time 6:30 pm.

 

ActingWorks March Break Camp has been cancelled due to low enrollment.

Sign up today for our Summer ActingWorks Program to avoid missing out.

 

Artists with Disabilities – Invitation!

Hello Friends,

We are sharing this on behalf of our volunteer  & Support Staff Zoe Stark.

She recently become acquainted with a wonderful organization that is holding an event in Toronto in May. They have asked her to help them find artists to round out their collection in order to represent different demographics and communities. She is reaching out to DramaWay in hopes that some of our Artists or someone that you are in contact with, knows of any artists with a disability who would like to get their art out and seen, and also make a little cash!

If you are interested, please, please e-mail Zoe as soon as possible (they are in a bit of a time-crunch), even more preferable email her and attach a picture of an art piece/pieces the Artist has created and is willing to sell.

A bit about Time Raiser:

“Timeraiser150 is a Canada 150 Signature Project supporting emerging Canadian artists and nonprofit organizations.  10 Timeraiser150 parties in 10 provinces allow Canadians to bid on original art by investing volunteer time, not dollars, to causes they care about.  Each Timeraiser150 pulls out all the stops to throw a great party – from live performances to delicious local food and drink. Timeraiser is truly a celebration of creativity and community! Artists are paid for their work, nonprofits find skilled volunteers, Canadians find meaningful volunteer opportunities.

Learn a bit more:

http://www.timeraiser.ca/toronto

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/timeraiser150-toronto-tickets-31613820789

This is a pretty fabulous opportunity that we are happy to share. Please feel free to pass this e-mail along to anyone who may be able to help!

(416)-319-8478 Zoe Stark

zoeamandastark@gmail.com

DramaWay on CBC

CBC TV – Two Timing Tarts, #Shelfies, DIY Health Remedies, & Spring Jackets

http://watch.cbc.ca/the-goods/season-1/episode-90/38e815a-00bd7af01d9