Fall School Tour – Newcomers

Newcomers: Stories of Refugee and Immigrant Children a Halifax Theatre for Young People’s production is touring to schools throughout Nova Scotia from Oct. 24 – Nov. 10, 2023. 

This program has been Pre-Approved by Daytrippers Children’s Charity for full funding for schools demonstrating financial need/ children in low-income communities! If this is your school, please contact halifaxtheatreforyoungpeople@gmail.com asap so we can help facilitate your application.

Originally produced at Pier 21, Newcomers: Stories of Refugee and Immigrant Children is touring to schools in Nova Scotia from October 23 – November 10, 2023. Written, performed and created by Newcomers from all over the world, including Kenya, Taiwan, Germany, India, Brazil, Malaysia, Nigeria, and more, Newcomers: Stories of Refugee and Immigrant Children, is designed to build empathy and understanding of others’ experiences, while allowing newcomer students in Nova Scotia to see themselves and their stories reflected on stage, often for the first time.  

The production aligns with Nova Scotia Department of Education Curriculum Outcomes for Grades 3 – 7, for Social Studies, Language Arts and Competencies, including the following learning outcomes: 

Learners will investigate the role of culture in communities, Learners will analyze the impact of cross-cultural understanding, Learners will communicate effectively and clearly respecting cultural contexts, Learners will interpret, and watch combined information from culturally diverse contexts, Learners will reflect on issues surrounding human rights, social justice and equity.