Eleanor Crowder

Eleanor Crowder is an award-winning actor, playwright and director. She brings real props and real-life questions which lead to rich inquiry, lighting up the classroom with story, improvisation and script.

Curriculum Links

Acting skills: voice warm-ups, iambic pentameter, rhetoric, physical acting, role-playing, use of heightened language. Language Arts: imagery and levels of language, explore Shakespearean language and characters.

Additional Information


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Residency
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Senior
Seniors
Language
English
French
French Immersion

Secret Shakespeare

New Program Residency Workshop English

Unlock Shakespeare's text as an actor. Use the patterns he writes into the text to understand and embody the jokes, the characters, the play of the texts. Younger grades will work with plot lines and commedia characters as a key to understand a play; older students will work with personal texts. They may also work from memorised lines for a deeper level of work.

Participants:
Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Drama
Time and Price:
Half day: one 2 hour session $295 + HST
Full day: two 2 hour sessions $395 + HST
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My Life, My Story

New Program Residency Workshop English

Students will explore the elements of narrative and drama to create short performances from their own experiences. They will explore questions such as: what high points will they share? What struggles absorb them? How do they view the global picture? They will identify the stories to tell and choose a way to tell them, through movement, dialogue, music and sound. They may even use their own recording devices to capture the performances!

Participants:
Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Drama
Time and Price:
Half day: one 2 hour session $295 + HST
Full day: two 2 hour sessions $395 + HST
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SMILE - (performed by Eleanor Crowder and Katherine Grier)

Residency Performance English Seniors

Songs from the sunny side of life match stories which celebrate the pleasures of every day. Tap your toes, sing along, and maybe remember a story or two of your own. Life-long performers and life-long friends, Katherine and Eleanor invite you to share a relaxed and invigorating hour. Book this performance as a stand-alone event, or follow it with a workshop session for your group.

Participants:
Seniors
Discipline:
Drama
Time and Price:
1 hour $460 + HST
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Life Story

New Program Residency Performance English Seniors

Using the participants' own experiences, they will perform A Day in the Life, of their group, of their neighbourhood, of their family. Performances include everyone present, and can be created in one visit, or over several sessions.

Participants:
Seniors
Maximum:
12-18
Discipline:
Drama
Time and Price:
One 1 hour workshop $240 + HST
Half day: Two 1 hour workshops $280 + HST
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Groove - Songs and Stories for a Saturday Night

Residency Performance English Seniors

Katherine Grier & Eleanor Crowder. Shared with heart and humour. Ever cruise the main drag? Primp that extra little bit? Kate & Eleanor bring you their blend of sing-along favourites and stories to evoke all the glamour and heartache of Saturday night.

Participants:
Seniors
Maximum:
12-18
Discipline:
Music, Drama
Time and Price:
One performance: 1 hour - $460 + HST
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