School Matinees Series
We are excited to bring you the Award winning Theatre Group – Green Thumb Theatre to Flato Markham Theatre presenting “Out In The Open” for one day only, Dec 4th, 2012, at 10:30am and 1:00pm.
Green Thumb Theatre creates and produces plays that explore social issues relevant to the lives of children, youth and young adults. Theatre that celebrates the language and stories of today's generation and culture to stimulate empathy, debate and critical thinking. To read more about Green Thumb Theatre, please check out this link: http://greenthumb.bc.ca/index.php/out-in-the-open/
Out in the Open is an honest look at homophobia, friendship, social pressure and navigating the complicated truths of teenage relationships.
Grades Recommended:Middle–High Schools.
Running Time: 55 min + Q&A
This play deals with the issues of Homophobia, bullying, friendships, and social pressures. The production is complimented by an in-depth study guide which aids the teacher and school to discuss stereotypes and bullying and has a Step by Step guide to developing and implementing an Anti-bullying program within your school! The play acts as a catapult for discussing these delicate issues that are sometimes difficult to effectively impact our youth.
SPECIAL OFFER: Tickets are only $5 per student, and a complimentary ticket for teachers (for every 20 students)
Please follow this link to preview a portion of this amazing production: http://youtu.be/a5eCGPh-QLU
You can also have a look through the study guide to see how your school could benefit from this play.
Feel free to contact Monica Pain, our Outreach and Discovery Program Coordinator at 416.803.6658 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to book your seats! You can reserve your seats using the booking form below:
Flato Markham Theatre offers a select number of educational shows during the 2012-2013 Season. All performances are 60 minutes in length.
Tickets: $10.00 plus HST
Complimentary Policy: One FREE ticket for teacher or chaperone for every 20 students tickets purchased.
For more information, tickets, prices, and educational study guides to assist with your educational planning contact:
905-415-7537 ext. 5580
Educational Outreach Programs are supported by Ontario Arts Council and the Department of Canadian Heritage.