Calgary Arts Development’s classified listing is a free service for Calgary’s arts community.

All content for the classifieds is user-submitted. Calgary Arts Development makes no endorsement to any agency, organization, corporation or individual who submits listings. We trust our readers to use their own judgement when responding to ads.

Calgary Arts Development believes that artists should be paid for their work. For job postings and open calls, please share salary ranges or payment. Please note that ads for jobs outside of Calgary and area may not be posted.

StoryBook Theatre logo

PD Day for Educators Workshop

Arts Assessment in the Classroom

Hey K-12 teachers! Are you and your students bored of writing and grading tests and looking for more creative ways to assess your students’ learning? The arts can be a great assessment tool in the classroom!

Join us on May 29, 2023 for a three-hour workshop covering arts assessment in the classroom and let us show you how.

Date & Time: Monday, May 29, 2023, 9am to 12noonLocation: Beddington Theatre Arts CentrePrice: $60 per participantClass Size: Maximum 20 participants, minimum of 5

In this workshop, participants will be introduced to varying ways of assessing learning through activities such as drama games, music and other arts activities in order to gauge student retention and skill development in the classroom.

For more information and to register visit

About the Instructor: Aliza Sarian

Aliza Sarian was a theatre arts teacher for 15 years at a public middle school in New York City. Her curriculum focused on storytelling, character development, ensemble-building, physical theatre, devising and playwriting. She has facilitated professional development and new teacher-training with the Calgary Catholic School District, the New York City Department of Education, NYU, among others. She’s performed with New York University’s New Plays for Young Audiences series and worked as an actor, playwright and dramaturg for The Bechdel Group. She currently resides in Calgary with her husband and two dogs, Olive & Pickle, and was seen onstage this season with SBT in Peter and the Star Catcher. Aliza is also the director of StoryBook’s upcoming production of Disney’s Newsies.

Theatre skills for the classroom | 1-day workshops starts Oct 28, 2023 | Professional Development For Educators