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Adopt a School

 

Looking for a unique way to give back to the community and earn valuable tax deductions for your organization? Why not Adopt-a-School and purchase the gift of arts and & science, choosing from communities all across Alberta.

Since its inception in 1991, Evergreen has grown from a small, grass roots organization into a widely respected, award-winning, Theatre for young audiences company that tours across Alberta, Canada, and internationally.

Evergreen Theatre is a not-for-profit charitable organization founded in 1991 to facilitate environmental awareness through musical theatre. Evergreen Theatre specializes in education of the community, with a focus on teaching environmental issues, science and the natural world to children in grades K-6. We expose students to what is often their first theatrical experience. We are able to reach students with diverse needs through our unique approach and hands-on kinesthetic learning styles. Using musical theatre as a medium to both entertain and educate, we are able to reach over 67,000 students as we tour across Alberta, impacting over 112,000 people each year with our diverse programs.

Being involved is as easy as 1, 2, 3……

1) Choose the program that you would like to support.

2) Choose the amount of programs you would like to give.

3) Choose the community that you would like to support.

Each program comes with a fully deductible tax receipt, special mention on our website, a thank you letter from the students of the school, and the opportunity to join the students for the performances.

Musical Theatre Shows

Investment: $600 per school

Our stage productions offer great entertainment and educational programming for a very reasonable price. Shows include both the students and teachers and engage all ages but are specifically designed for graders K-6.  All our shows feature original music, curriculum-based scriptwriting, engaging sets, props, and the material presented, reinforcing the topics learned in the production. Evergreen Theatre visits schools throughout Calgary and Edmonton, as well as rural Alberta.

Check our website for show tour shows & dates

Week-long In-school Student Residency Program

Investment: $12,500 per school

Our innovative curriculum-linked residencies get kids teaching their peers about science and the environment through theatre. Using inquiry-based learning, our science theatre specialists challenge students to discover meaning and relevance in curriculum linked topics pertinent to natural, scientific and environmental issues. Facilitating the development of both critical and creative thinking, as well as problem solving we raise environmental and social awareness and empower youth to take part in making positive choices.

Students K-8 “Grow A Show” through a series of play-writing and performance workshops over a  period of one week. Each workshop offers a unique blend of science scene building, scriptwriting, character creation, choreography, co-operative games, song writing, dramatic games, improvisation and public speaking techniques. The students then perform a musical extravaganza of their own creation, showcasing individual talent and topics learned.

A Day of Puppetry with The Big Green Puppet Bus

Investment: $1,000* per school

Hop aboard this repurposed city transit bus and become immersed into a world of wonder and fantasy as Evergreen Theatre presents Splish Splash - a 20 minute high energy musical revue about water & wetland conservation and the differences individuals can make in preserving our most precious resource, water. The show stars a crazy cast of characters including Francine Bufflehead, Marty Mallard and a very secret agent Super Frog.

The bus arrives at a school and stays all day seeing a class at a time with programs designed for both division #1 & #2. We bring the field trip to the school!

 Federal Charitable Registration # 89593 8066 RR0001

*Denotes cost of program in Calgary area

For more information, please call:
Sean Fraser, Executive Director
p.403-228-1384
f.403-229-1385
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