Secondary School Performance Series - Burlington Performing Arts Centre
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School Performances & Educational Programs

Secondary School Performance Series
Sea Sick - BPAC

Sea Sick

Friday, November 17, 2017
10:00 am ONLY
Grades 7-12

Canadian author, Alanna Mitchell’s journey researching the chemical alteration of the oceans has somehow led her to theatrical stages across the country. Her humorous, multi-media, non-fiction play effortlessly blends science and art while providing a message of hope and positivity about our impact on the planet.

Shane Koyczan - BPAC

Shane Koyczan: Spoken Word Poet

British Columbia
Monday, November 27, 2017
10:00 am and 12:30 pm
Grades: 6-8

The poet of our generation, Shane Koyczan, stunned both Canadian and international audiences with his spoken-word poetry at the Opening Ceremonies for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Now 7 years later, his honest and sometimes tender words have become a reflection of the harsh realities of teen bullying, body image and friendship.

The Peking Acrobats - BPAC

The Peking Acrobats

The People's Republic of China
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
12:30 ONLY
Grades: 7-12

The world-famous Peking Acrobats perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display their technical prowess at such arts as trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting and gymnastics. Live musicians, traditional Chinese instruments and high-tech special effects create an awe-inspiring cultural event.

Vox Pop - BPAC

Machine de Cirque

Machine de Cirque, Quebec
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
10:00 am & 12:30 pm
Grades: 7-12

Machine de Cirque is made up of five spirited acrobats and musicians that have a talent for putting themselves in perilous situations. They masterfully handle the teeterboard, juggling clubs, drums and even bath towels! Energizing! Daring! Machine de Cirque will dazzle audiences with its stunning feats.