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The Toronto District School Board and The Toronto Arts Council are pleased to present the 2018-19  tdsbCREATES Arts Festival


tdsbCREATES is a system-wide, grades 1 to 12 celebration of dance, drama, media arts and visual arts festival which takes place between January to April 2019 in schools, communities, galleries, and performing arts venues around the city of Toronto .

tdsbCREATES is a Celebration of Student Voice, Creative Ideas, and Arts for All. Students will work alongside professional artists and their classroom teachers to create original work based on issues that matter to them in response to the theme TRUTH .

Please see the tdsbCREATES web site for a full description of the tdsbCREATES system wide festival.




  • School-based arts celebrations
  • Artist residencies in dance, drama, and visual arts in up to 60 elementary schools for grades 1 – 6
  • Subsidized performances by professional companies in approximately 20 schools
  • tdsbCREATES Art & Film: students in grades 7-12 will create original art works in a variety of media that will be curated by professional artists and exhibited at Artscape Youngplace.
  • tdsbCREATES Dance & Spoken Word: students in grades 7-12 will create original dance works and spoken word performances that will be juried by professional artists for the final showcase at the Toronto Centre for the Arts.
  • Across Experiences Arts Co-op: secondary students create dance, theatre, and films that tour to Grade 7/8 classes across the TDSB and are presented in a final public performance in June. 


Please join our Grade 7-12 students in April as they share original dance, spoken word, visual art and film works. Through support from Toronto Arts Council, students have been working for months alongside professional artists and their classroom teachers in response to the theme TRUTH. Their exemplary work, based on questions and issues that matter to them, culminates in two outstanding showcase events!

Art and Film Exhibition: Opening Reception 
Tuesday, April 9, 6:30 - 8:30 PM (remarks @ 7:00)
Exhibition Runs April 5 - 16
Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw Street

Dance and Spoken Word Showcase
Thursday, April 25, 7:30 PM
Toronto Centre for the Arts, George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge Street
To inquire about tickets email


Toronto Arts Facts:

  • Toronto Arts Council: Toronto is home to 93% more artists than any other Canadian city. Arts and culture contribute $11.3 billion annually to Toronto’s GDP. 81% of Ontario residents believe that government should invest in the arts. Toronto Arts Facts is a compilation of the most recent available data on Toronto’s arts and economy, quality of life, tourism and community.
  • 10 Lessons the Arts Teach


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