Black History Matters for Elementary Drama

How do you tackle Canadian Black History in a fun, engaging and age appropriate way?  Black History Matters is a program that uses the Arts to impact unintended bias in K-7 students by honing in on three core competencies: communication, critical thinking and personal and social development.

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Workshop Session - A4 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

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  • Giselle Clarke-Trenaman

    Recently nominated for a Jessie Award (2019) for her work in Stage Management and selected to be highlighted by the Black Theatre Caucus for their 101 Black Stage Managers Celebration, Giselle has worked with Presentation House Theatre, Goh Ballet, Carousel Theatre for Young People, SoulPepper and Opera Atelier to name a few.  Since 2014 Giselle has been the Production Coordinator at Presentation House Theatre in North Vancouver helping companies from all over the world realize their visions. 

    She is also the founder and creator of Black History Matters, an age-appropriate program for K-7 that uses the arts to educate children on Canadian Black History.