BELLO

Written by Vern Thiessen
Translated by Brian Dooley
Directed by Mieko Ouchi
A co-production by Concrete Theatre and L’Unithéâtre presented in English and in French

ON THE MAINSTAGE OCT. 10-20, 2017
RECOMMENDED FOR GRADES 1-4 | AGES 6-9
RUNS APPROX. 50 MIN.

FRENCH LANGUAGE PERFORMANCES AVAILABLE:
OCT. 10 @ 1PM, OCT. 13 @ 10:30AM, OCT. 20 @ 10:30AM

Performance Calendar

Curriculum Connections

Gallery

Description

Imagine a time when there were no phones, no cars and no light bulbs – when the land stretched out like a quilted bed and the sky was like an ocean overhead. A lonely young boy named Bern gets lost travelling home from school during a snowstorm. He meets an old woman who has been shunned by the village. And from this chance encounter, Bern makes a discovery – about himself, his family and the importance of compassion. Bello recently won a Sterling Award for Outstanding Artistic Achievement, Theatre for Young Audiences.

Playwright’s Note: Vern Thiessen

Program & Study Guide

PROGRAM

STUDY GUIDE

Relaxed Performance

Relaxed Performance:
Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 2PM
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 10:30AM

Drama Workshop

Bello Family Workshop:
Sunday, October 15, 2017
1PM-2PM

Curriculum Connections

  • Kindergarten (Belonging and Contributing; Self-regulation and Well-being)
  • Social Studies (Heritage and Identity, Our Changing Roles and Responsibilities; People and Environments, The Local Community)
  • *French as a Second Language (French Language Performances only)

Character Education Connections

  • Kindness and Caring
  • Perseverance
  • Empathy

Themes

  • Seeing Beyond Stereotypes
  • Building Community and Family
  • Overcoming Loneliness
  • Exploring the Past

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PROGRAM

STUDY GUIDE

Performance Calendar

Calendar

  • October
  • Public
  • School and Groups
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2:00 pmFirst Saturday Savings
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2:00 pmRelaxed Performance & Pay What You Can
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