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Arts and Culture Workshops

Thank you for your interest in SHSM Arts & Culture workshops at the Sony Centre! 
The next SHSM date will be Friday, May 18, 2018.
Booking Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2018

Please note, your booking is not confirmed until you receive an official booking confirmation. We will confirm booking requests on a first-come, first-serve basis and confirmations will be subject to workshop capacity.

Students: $55/person
Teachers: $30/person

Friday, May 18, 2018
Participation includes one ticket per student to attend Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ In Concert after the workshops. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra and choir as Harry soars across the big screen. From the moment Harry uses the Marauder’s Map to when the Patronus Charm bursts from his wand, you’ll be transported back into the world you love.

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(Choose one per participant)

Grant Writing Icon Grant Writing - Wait List Only
Join Civic Theatres Toronto’s seasoned non-profit arts professionals, Martha Haldenby and E.J. Alon,  in an interactive workshop and discussion focused on grant writing, the importance of building relationships, and important tips for navigating the ever-changing landscape of arts and culture fundraising.

 Event Planning Group iconEvent Planning - Wait List Only
Work with Civic Theatre Toronto’s Events and Sales Staff to participate in the engaging process of working with a client to book an event. Conduct a site inspection and learn how to activate large spaces.

 Production icon Production - Wait List Only
Work with Civic Theatres Production staff to learn about the process of preparing the stage for the performance.  Participants in this workshop will be taken on a backstage tour, learn how to plan a show by working backwards, and navigate real-life "this actually happened" dilemmas. 

Makeup Mirror IconMakeup & Cosmetology - Wait List Only
Work with makeup industry expert Sharon Burke. After a tutorial, students will work with partners using MAC makeup to transform each other!

social media Social Media & Marketing - Wait List Only
Work with Civic Theatres Toronto’s Marketing Staff to discover the secrets of social media strategy for business. Learn the tools to create content that engages diverse audiences and prospective patrons.

Schedule for Friday, May 18, 2018

1:00pm Arrival and Check-in
1:30pm Welcome
2:00pm-5:00pm Certification Workshops (choose one per participant)
5:00pm Dinner Break
7:30pm Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ In Concert (show running time will be approximately 3 hours, including an intermission)

Sony Centre for the Performing Arts 
1 Front Street East, Toronto, ON M5E 1B2

  • Students must be accompanied/supervised by a teacher.
  • Students are welcome to bring their own dinner.  Off-site options are available to purchase dinner.
  • Bookings will be confirmed on a first come, first served basis.

For more information or to be added to our wait list, please contact our Education & Engagement Department at, 416-368-6161 x 8242