The STTTA and the B.C Thespians are hosting a theatre educator conference as part of Virtual BC PTF. If your district does not have a pro-d day on February 19th you can either come for the afternoon and Saturday programming or better yet... book a department head release day in advance with your school and then spend the day with us!!! THE SCHEDULE --- Friday February 19th 2021 8:30 – 9am Keynote and Welcomes 9:00 – 9:45am Master Class 1 – 9:45 – 10:45am Sponsors Roadshow Presentation 10:45 -11:30am Master Class 2 - 11:30 - Noon Lunch 12:00 – 12:45 Master Class 3 - 12:45 - 1:15pm Master Class 4 - 1:15 – 2:00pm Dive Deep Collab. 2:00 – 2:15pm Snack Break 2:15 – 3pm Master Class 5 - 3:30 - 4:30pm Opening Ceremony (Keynote – PTO – Sponsors) 4:30 - 5:30pm Large Group Interactive Workshop 1 with students or Master Class 6 - 5:30 - 6:30pm Dinner Break 6:30 - 9pm Live One Acts (Centralized and Decentralized Performances to watch)
Saturday 9:30am - 10:30am Large Group Interactive Workshop 2 with students or Master Class 7 10:30 - 11:30am Workshop select 1 with students (6 options) or Master Class 8 11:30 - 12:30 Lunch 12:30 - 1:30pm Workshop select 2 with students (6 options) or Master Class 9 1:45 - 2:45pm Teachers Dive Deep Social Connection Lounge 2:45- 4:45pm Thespy’s Performance / One Acts 5 – 6pm Dinner Break 6 – 8pm Live Thespy’s Performance Session 8 – 9pm Closing ceremonies with devised perf, scholarship winners, new PTO ...
THE COST... Teachers $40.00 until February 1st/ $50.00 after February 1st / Free if you bring students to BC PTF Student Teachers $20.00 until February 1st/ $25.00 after February 1st / Free if you bring students to BC PTF
SPECIFIC WORKSHOPS...? Details will be coming soon!!! They will be wonderful. WHY REGISTER... This is a pivotal moment for theatre education. As a theatre teacher, you're expected to chart a brand-new path for yourself and your students – but how? Join us for a virtual Pro-D conference in which we seek to meet the moment in keynotes, workshops, and peer discussion that addresses the why, how, and what of theatre education in this new and unexpected environment.
Practical tips, tools, and technologies for teaching the Performing Arts
Product showcase demos of helpful tools and services
Small group “deep dive” session to workshop your ideas and plans with other drama educators
You'll walk away with practical solutions and ideas you can put into place this school year.
***After the event, you will be emailed a receipt that can be used for reimbursement within your school district, following their various pro-d reimbursement policies.