Community and Outreach Programs
Flato Markham Theatre is committed to providing the Markham community with engaging and exciting performing arts experiences, from youth and adult dance classes to informances and master classes with professional performance artists.
“I had two children in the project and both had a great time! The teacher was engaging and worked with all the students equally to enhance everyone's experience.” – Parent of BBOYIZM dance class participant
“It was fantastic experience! The classes were empowering and they loved the interaction with the instructors after the show.” - Parent of BBOYIZM dance class participant
International Dance Day
Flato Markham Theatre is pleased to offer students in Grade 4 to 12 the opportunity to participate in International Dance Day. Free dance showcase and workshops featuring dancers from Kaha:Wi Dance Theatre and KasheDance.
BBOYIZM Dance Class
Learn, perform and experience BBOY/BGIRL dance classes with BBOYIZM at Flato Markham Theatre! BBOY/BGIRL workshops will be taught by a professional dancer from the dance troupe, BBOYIZM. Students will learn Street and Hip Hop dance & culture in a fun and stimulating environment.
Bireli Lagrene Informance at Alliance Française
Join the famous gipsy jazz guitarist Biréli Lagrène and his band at Alliance Française for a special master class on Wednesday, September 30. The event will be followed by a reception where you will be able to meet Biréli and members of his band.
Kaha: Wi Dance Theatre Powwow Dance Classes
May & June 2016
Powwow Dance is a combination of traditional Indigenous and contemporary movements designed to ignite creativity, increase physical activity, body awareness, and confidence that promote interest in the performing arts. Flato Markham Theatre partners with Kaha:wi Dance Theatre - professional Indigenous Contemporary Dance Company (Six Nations/Toronto) and Markham School of Dance to offer intermediate level Powwow Dance classes.
June 4, 2016, 10AM-5PM
To learn more, contact:
Ashley Van Eysinga
Discovery Program Coordinator
905-415-7537 ext. 5580