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P is for Privilege

Virtual presentation produced by Overture with the Arts & presented by Omari Newton
Theatre Youth Workshops


Ages 8-18+

“P is for Privilege” is an Anti-Bullying presentation for schools that encourages students to recognize and understand their own privilege. By defining what privilege, unconscious bias, racism and intersectionality means, students will better understand the challenges that marginalized groups face. Using Overture with the Arts’ trademark edutainment style that combines video, slam poetry, and audience participation and interaction, students will learn how to be allies and feel empowered to speak out against injustices.

Omari is bilingual but the presentation will be offered in English only. 

Grade level: Grades 3–6 / Grades 7–8 / Grades 9–12

Duration: 60 mins including Q&A

Capacity: Multiple classes can participate, up to 400 students

Price: $600 (Financial Assistance available)

Format: Virtual presentation

Curriculum connections: The Arts (Drama); Social Sciences and Humanities (Equity, Diversity and Social Justice; Challenge and Change in Society)

Learn more about the artists

Learning and engagement at Canada’s National Arts Centre is made possible through the support of many generous individuals and organizations from across the country. The Music Alive Program is made possible thanks to the leadership support of National Partner, The Azrieli Foundation, and Major Supporters, The Slaight Family Foundation and TD Bank Group. Thank you also to Grant and Alice Burton, Canada Life, A Donor-Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Ottawa, Friends of the NAC Orchestra, Donors to the NAC Foundation's Future Fund, The Janice and Earle O’Born Fund for Artistic Excellence, and the donors and sponsors of the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust, the primary resource for youth and education funding at the National Arts Centre.