With nearly 30,000 student participations, 2015-16 was our best year ever! 579 teachers in 152 schools across the province participated in English and French programs. We hope you all had as much fun as we did!
Our first broadcasts aired in conjunction with STEMfest. Artists Carla Protsko and – Reilley Forbes taught students about optical illusions and we made some very cool thaumatropes.
JS Gauthier introduced students to his multi-disciplinary art practice, and showed us how to make living sculptures and draw them.
Leah Dorion is an interdisciplinary artist whose books and paintings are influenced by Métis culture. Students had fun making moss bags for babies, Métis vests, Red River carts and decorated canoe paddles.
Students learned all about insects and printmaking with Métis artist Karlie King.
Cree singer and songwriter Violet Naytowhow shared her knowledge of traditional Indigenous music and instruments with students. Students had the opportunity to make their own drums and write lyrics to a song.
Fransaskoise singer/ songwriter Alexis Normand gave students a glimpse of the songwriting process. During the broadcast, students worked together to write a song.
Krystle Pederson introduced students to Métis culture and shared her love of jigging. Students learned some steps and had the opportunity to create their own moves as well.
In Hip Hop Hoop Dance, Chancz Perry and Terrance Littletent modeled how artists from diverse backgrounds work together in the performing arts and inspired students to create their own choreographies.
At every host school, we train senior students to be our crew! Here, the LIVE Arts tech is teaching grade 7 and 8 students to use the video mixer and cameras.