Reclaiming Black Canadian History

Shakespeare in Action is partnering with bcurrent Performing Arts and For Youth Initiative’s Keele Community Hub to offer a month-long theatre creation workshop for Black youth!.

Reclaiming Black Canadian History (RBCH) is for creative, curious, and imaginative Black youth ages 14-17. This workshop series will involve research, creative writing, acting, and storytelling through the body and voice. Participants will research Black Canadian historical figures and spaces and find ways to create short theatrical pieces based on their learnings.

This workshop will take place over four sessions, held on February 5, 12, 26, and March 4. Sessions are from 4pm until 5:30pm, and are held at Keele Community Hub, 1652 Keele St, Toronto, ON M6M 3W3.

Each participant will receive a $50 honorarium per session attended. Participants are asked to please attend all sessions.

To sign up for this program, click the button below. Registration is open until January 29. Confirmation of successful registration will be received by February 1st. Registration is first come first served.

For more information, email Marcel at