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Heritage Heights School

Memoirs of the Canadian Mosaic

Trickster Theatre logoOur students at Heritage Heights School will work with professional artists from Trickster Theatre for one week to create an original performance based around our theme.

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Memoirs of the Canadian Mosaic

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Heritage Heights is a unique Kindergarten to Grade Nine School nestled in the Foothills of Alberta with approximately 370 students from Kindergarten to Grade 6 and 180 students from Grades 7 to 9. We are a community school serving dense communities and farmland south of Calgary, including DeWinton, Heritage Pointe, Davisburg and Artesia.

Our students, teachers, and staff are very excited to work with Trickster Theatre in the 2017-18 school year to put on our show on Memoirs of the Canadian Mosaic.

We greatly appreciate your help and look forward to sharing our finished work with you!

  • Full Project Summary

    Heritage Heights School will work with Trickster Theatre, we will host a week long residency to create a performance with all students and staff. We will base our performance on a theme of Memoirs of the Canadian Mosaic to create a collection of memories, stories, moments and events significant in our Canadian lives.

    Each class will be responsible for researching and engaging specific memories, moments or mavericks from our collective Canadian history. Each memoir allows students an opportunity to journey into the heart and soul of our nation in order to uncover and celebrate the unique identities and values of events, people and places that have made our country a celebrated multicultural nation. Then, through multiple literacies (musical-rhythmic/harmonic, visual-spatial, verbal-linguistic, bodily-kinesthetic, inter- and intrapersonal, naturalistic), students can begin to tell stories that are fundamental to being a Canadian citizen.  These stories will honour and celebrate our diversity and express our identities in order to develop empathy and compassion for one another.

  • Project Outcome

    Through storying our lives as Canadians, a deep and rich understanding emerges and evolves about who we are and where we have come from. This inquiry into our collective experiences as diverse Canadian citizens has the power to teach us, to heal us, and to help us live heartfully and mindfully.

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  • Project Facts

    • Lives Affected340
    • Total Cost$ 14,100
    • Amount Raised To Date$ 10,575
    • Percent Complete75 %
    • CountryCanada
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