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Cawthra Park Secondary School : 2016-2017 Performance Season


Fall Musical – Guys & Dolls

November 30- December 3, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m.            $25

Based on short stories by D. Runyon, Guys and Dolls is a classic musical with lyrics by F. Loesser and book by A. Burrows and J. Swerling.  Set in NYC in the early fifties, with a short jaunt to Havana, Guys and Dolls features gamblers, hot box girls, mission dolls and an eclectic assortment of colorful characters, all looking for love and a crap game!  Memorable songs include:  "I've never been in love", "Luck be a lady" and "Sit down, you're rocking the boat".


Music Concert – 'Tis the Season


December 14 & 15, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m.                           $10

A wonderful collection of music including holiday music, will be performed for all to enjoy.  From concert bands to choirs, classical and jazz, this seasonal spectacular cannot be missed!  The same show is on both nights, featuring all music ensembles.


Sears Drama Prefest

February 15 & 16, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.                      $5 or $8 (2 Day Pass)

Student-run One-Act Play Festival over the course of two evenings.  Two shows from the Cawthra Prefest will be chosen to enter the Sears Festival.



Sears Drama Festival

February 21, 22, 23,  2017 @ 7:00 p.m.

Sears Festival Pass (all shows, all schools)                   $8

The 68th Sears One-Act Play Festival involves schools from across Ontario competing to advance to the Provincials.  


Music Repertoire Night

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.                       Free

This showcase will feature the five repertoire ensembles.  The night will highlight the top level performances that the Music Department has to offer.


Springfest Dance Showcase

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.                          $10

This celebration showcases the Dance department's class work.  All grade levels will perform works by faculty and guest choreographers in a variety of styles and techniques. 


Springplay – Sense and Sensibility

April 27, 28 & 29, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.                                 $15

A playful new adaptation of Jane Austen's beloved novel follows the fortunes (and misfortunes) of the Dashwood sisters—sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne—after their father's sudden death leaves them financially destitute and socially vulnerable. Set in gossipy late 18th-century England, with a fresh female voice, the play is full of humor, emotional depth, and bold theatricality. Sense and Sensibility examines our reactions, both reasonable and ridiculous, to societal pressures. When reputation is everything, how do you follow your heart?


Springfest Music Showcase      

May 3 & 4, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.                                           $10

These two nights will feature the many performing ensembles in the

Music Department in two different shows.  Each ensemble will play one night.  Wednesday night will feature concert bands and jazz choirs, Thursday night will feature concert choirs and jazz bands.


Springfest Visual Arts Showcase

Thursday May 11, 2017, from 6:00-9:00 p.m.                    Free

Visual Arts students often exhibit their creative explorations around the building.  In May, a major collection of artwork is shown throughout the school. The Springfest opening is the highlight of the year in Visual Arts, with exciting works including installations, video, performance and edible art.  Most student artists will be present with their works.


Mosaix (Dance)

Thursday, May 18, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.                             $10

Mosaix is a grade 12 dance project involving over 250 students. It is an exciting, innovative and emotional evening where graduating dance students get one last chance to showcase their choreographic and performing skills.


Dance Repertoire Ensemble

Thursday, May 25, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.                            $10

The Repertoire Ensemble is a select group of highly motivated students who participated in our resident dance company. The company repertoire includes a variety of pieces choreographed by guest artists, faculty members and senior students.


Springfest Drama – Grade 12 Play In A Day

Friday, June 9, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.                                Free

The Grade 12's create a play from scratch in one day.  Awards and student run events round out a fun evening for the entire Drama Department.






Cawthra Park Secondary School
1305 Cawthra Road, Mississauga, ON  L5G 4L1
Ticket and Box Office details (905) 274-1271



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