Pre-Show Workshops for Schools - The Last Epistle of Tightrope Time

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The NAC and MASC are pleased to be partnering to provide FREE pre-show workshops in schools in connection with the student matinee of The Last Epistle of Tightrope Time, presented by NAC English Theatre.  Grade 12 students will have the opportunity to work with MASC artist Jacqui Du Toit, who will facilitate one 60 min pre-show workshop for each participating class throughout the month of October leading up to the student matinee. The workshop will explore the themes and ideas in the play through drama and storytelling, make connections to the curriculum, and prepare your students for a meaningful and engaging visit to the theatre! 

Registration is simple:  

1. Click here to register your class for the student matinee of The Last Epistle of Tightrope Time at the NAC. 

2. Once you have registered, a member of the MASC team will contact you to coordinate your free pre-show workshop with Jacqui Du Toit at your school.  

For any questions, contact Aimee Bouchard, Learning Coordinator for English Theatre at 

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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. Arts Alive is generously supported by the Azrieli Foundation, the Government of Nunavut, Canadian North, Calm Air, The Turnbull Family Community Building Foundation, and The Thomas Sill Foundation. 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.