Educator Professional Development

Made in Manitoba Masterclass series

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 1:00pm to Friday, July 31, 2020 - 3:00pm

Winnipeg Studio Theatre is proud to present the first Made in Manitoba virtual Masterclass series – Musical Theatre Edition!

Under the direction of Brenda Gorlick and Kayla Gordon, WST Co-directors - this twelve-session program features top musical theatre artists from Manitoba who now perform and create for the world stage.

PUPPET POWER 2020: Puppets Go Existential and ONLINE conference

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 9:30am to Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 6:00pm


In response to the Covid – 19 situation WP Puppet Theatre has moved our Puppet Power 2020 conference online, with over a dozen sessions live-streaming May 30 -31 2020. Nominally priced tickets to individual presentations or full conference passes are now on sale. Can’t make all the presentations? Want to review presentation content? Post conference recordings are also for sale for viewing after May 31 until June 30 2020.

Individual Sessions: FREE or $4.99
Passes: from $39.99-$66.99
plus fees and tax



Event Date and Time: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

We are very excited to offer a french session is by Nina Vogel, Brazil moderated by Denise Babin, Montreal, as part of WP Puppet Theatre's  Puppet Power 2020 online conference on May 30-31.  Nina is also offering 10 minute one - on - one live streaming performances on June 1 & 2,

Artist Educator Mastermind - Online session

Event Date and Time: 
Sunday, March 22, 2020 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

This mastermind workshop will help you fast-forward your ARTS EDUCATION BUSINESS so you can let go of draining jobs and focus on your artistic career growth!

After this event you will come out with a full set of marketing tools, a solid plan to follow, templates to use, an already proven list of clients (in the Greater Toronto Area) plus design your own programming in a format sought after by educators in the school system with help from the group mastermind.  

Everything you will need to Start booking teaching gigs right away!

Back to School: Professional Development for Performing Artists Working in Schools - Postponed

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 6:00pm to Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 8:00pm

Presented in partnership by Prologue Performing Arts and WorkInCulture, Back to School: Professional Development for Performing Artists Working in Schools will take participants through the complexities of working in schools and provide tools to support their arts education practice. While the workshops will be open to artists working in all disciplines, there will be focus placed on the performing arts due to Prologue’s organizational mandate. Designed for artists of all levels of experience!

Thursday May 7, 2020; 6:00 – 8:00pm

Creative Synergy - 2020 OAEA Conference

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm


Our theme “CREATIVE SYNERGY” focuses on innovative partnerships, contemporary arts practice and the celebration of authentic voices & diverse perspectives. This event provides professional development opportunities for visual arts education professionals including: classroom teachers, museum educators, administrators, college and university professors, researchers, students of art education, teaching artists and more!

Table ronde en ligne sur les stratégies numériques pour les arts et l’apprentissage

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Le Réseau canadien pour les arts et l’apprentissage invite toutes les organisations, les enseignants et les artistes-éducateurs du secteur des arts qui ont recours aux outils numériques pour animer des expériences artistiques destinées aux apprenants de tous âges à prendre part à une séance de consultation en ligne. Retrouvez vos pairs des quatre coins du Canada afin de témoigner de vos expériences et échanger au sujet de vos meilleures pratiques, de découvrir des outils auxquels ont recours d’autres intervenants du secteur, et d’explorer des avenues de collaboration.

Merging Mindsets Conference

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 9:00am to Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 5:00pm

In cities around the world, the creative arts and interactive digital media sectors are bringing their respective skills together to imagine and create exciting new events, art and products – merging digital technologies with artistic practice. In Manitoba, we’re ready to showcase what our vibrant arts community and interactive digital media sector can do together.

Online Round Table Discussion on Digital Strategies for Arts & Learning

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The Canadian Network for Arts & Learning invites all arts organizations, teachers and artist-educators who are using digital tools to facilitate artistic experiences for learners of all ages to take part in an online consultation. Join peers from across Canada to share your experiences and best practices, discover tools that have been useful for others in the sector, and explore collaborative possibilities. Join this round table discussion and lend your voice and experience to help strengthen the arts and learning sector throughout Canada.