École Handsworth Secondary
North Vancouver School District

CAST IRON LILY - April 11 - 13, 2019

Tickets On-Sale February 14 to 24, 2019 through Handsworth School Cash On Line
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THANK YOU to the Handsworth Community for supporting the school play 'BLACKOUT' - April 12 - 14, 2018! 
Thanks for helping us sell out all five shows!



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School Play Ticket Information for BLACKOUT
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BLACKOUT printable ticket information form
BLACKOUT Ticket Information.pdf

BLACKOUT Rehearsal and Performance Schedule
School Play Blackout Rehearsal and Performance Schedule Apr 3-15.pdf

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An Original Musical Comedy: NO IDEA      

Thursday to Saturday, April 6-8, 2017



TICKETS ON SALE @ LUNCH: March 6-7, 27-31, and April 3-5

Once again over 200 Handsworth students from eight different theatre and dance classes have been working together to create our next original play, NO IDEA. In this comedy, a small town theatre company struggles to keep their business alive. A group of actors brainstorm creative ideas to write a hit play that will draw people back to the theatre. Then on opening night, a series of unexpected circumstances affect the play and the writer in profound ways. Our play promises to be filled with songs, dances, and silly fun! NO IDEA will be presented at CENTENNIAL THEATRE from Thursday, April 6th to Saturday, April 8th at 7:00 pm.

Students may purchase tickets in the school gallery at lunchtime (12:40-1:30 pm) starting on March 6-7, March 27-31, and April 3-5.  The discounted prices of tickets purchased at HANDSWORTH ONLY are $20 for adults and $15 for students. Please bring to the lunchtime ticket seller, the completed form below, along with cash or a cheque payable to Handsworth Secondary School.

Upon purchase, tickets will be sent home with the student. If you would like to leave tickets at the "will call" table please advise the lunchtime ticket sellers.  The "will call" table will be set up in the lobby of the theatre on the evening of the performance for pick-up of prepaid tickets.  For example, some students may choose to take family tickets home and leave their guest tickets at the "will call" table.

Tickets are also available through the Centennial Theatre box office at the regular price of $22 for adults and $16.50 for students. Check out http://www.centennialtheatre.com/. Please note that tickets are sold on a first come, first serve, basis. The theatre has limited seating capacity, and we tend to sell out on the Friday and Saturday performances. So, purchase tickets early! 

Retain upper portion for your information / Return lower part only

                                                                                                           See link for Order Form  

Centennial Theatre box office 604-4484  http://www.centennialtheatre.com

Events, performances, schedules and forms

Course descriptions​


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Handsworth has a rich legacy of performing arts excellence, including music, dance, film and theatre involving over 200 performers from all five grade levels each year.

Our co-curricular process begins in June of each year with grade 12 students writing the play. The following school year, the cast and crew rehearse in class and after school. For the past ten years we have presented our original play in April at Centennial Theatre.  

Like all our plays, we continue to explore two of our central themes: peace education and conflict resolution. As educators, we believe that through co-creating a play, students move through a process of working cooperatively as a community. Through the practices of working cooperatively, students develop an appreciation for people, differences, arts, and excellence! The co-creating process also provides an outlet for students to make various connections with current social issues. 

Instructor Information (click on names to read bios)

David Beare ​​Theatre

Email Dr. Beare​

Natasha Ray​Theatre/FilmEmail Ms. Ray
​Crystal Primrose ​Theatre/Film Email Ms. Primrose​  (on leave)
​Tracey Lloyd  English​ Email Ms. Lloyd​


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