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MAY 4, 2019

Full-day professional development on May 4 featuring artist-led workshops, discussion and lunch, plus a ticket to preview a performance.

Option 1 – The Arts and Student Well-Being
Work with educators, advocates and artists on the diversity of perspectives explored in The Neverending Story and Billy Elliot the Musical, including children’s mental health, the power of imagination and the value of dance, drama and literacy.

  • 8:30am Registration
  • 9:00am Workshops
  • 11:00am Break
  • 11:15am Workshops
  • 12:30pm Lunch
  • 2:00pm Performance of Billy Elliot the Musical
  • 5:00pm Post-show chat/Discussion

Option 2 – Exploring Power and Oppression in Shakespeare
Develop contemporary, critical drama- or English-based strategies to teach Othello and The Merry Wives of Windsor through active workshops and discussion with artists and subject specialists.

  • 12:00pm Registration
  • 12:30pm Lunch
  • 2:00pm Workshops
  • 3:30pm Break
  • 3:45pm Workshops
  • 5:15pm Pre-show chat/Discussion
  • 6:00pm Dinner on own
  • 8:00pm Performance of Othello

In addition to this program, Michigan Teachers are invited to an exclusive session the morning of May 5. Visit to learn more.

If desired, the schedule allows for participation in both programs. Make it a full weekend with additional programming available on May 3 and 5.

From $99 per program.

Registration opening soon!