Conference of Care

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING BY CREATION WAREHOUSE

Creation Warehouse is where Theatre Direct works hands-on with young people, building artistic experiences together. Led by Creation Warehouse Director Pragna Desai, the CW team are a group of professional artists that create a caring, magical environment for children to explore the artist within. 

On Friday, November 18, the Creation Warehouse team has designed a day of exciting programming for ages 6-12, including:

  • Drum and Dance with Miss Coco Murray (grown-ups invited!)
  • Create your own….
  • Outdoor Adventure to Withrow Park
  • Lambe Lambe miniature puppet theatre performances
  • End of day movie

A more detailed schedule for the children’s activities including information about snacks, meals, and breaks will be provided upon registration.

The Creation Warehouse programming will take place in the accessible Jackson and Hurndale rooms at Eastminster Church, next to all-gender washrooms.

All artist facilitators working with Creation Warehouse have background and experience working with children and young people. All programming is designed and practised in accordance with City of Toronto health and safety policies regarding TYA (theatre for young audiences) and artist facilitators working with children and young people.

HOW TO REGISTER: Register HERE for the conference and indicate the age and number of children attending. Creation Warehouse will then follow up via email with a detailed registration form. Any questions, please contact balancingact@theatredirect.ca.

CHILDCARE BY THE SUMMERHILL CLUB

Founded by Allison Dunbar-Headley, The Summerhill Club Inc. is a babysitting agency based out of Toronto with the mission of connecting families to trustworthy, engaged, and highly experienced babysitters any time they need child care. 

On the conference day, The Summerhill Club will be providing childcare for wee ones in a dedicated space at Eastminster Church, next to a kitchen and washrooms.  The Summerhill Club adheres to Ministry of Education staff-to-child ratios, vulnerable sector checks, First Aid/CPR training, bathroom policies, and the conference COVID policy. For more information, contact balancingact@theatredirect.ca.

HOW TO REGISTER: Register HERE for the conference and indicate the age and number of children attending. The Summerhill Club will then follow up via email with a detailed registration form.

OTHER CARE OPTIONS:

If you are someone caring for aging adults or those in need of personal care, please be in touch with Susie from the Balancing Act team to discuss how we can meet your needs. susie@theatredirect.ca