The StART Festival and The Bus Stop Theatre are proud to present the 2017 Trade School Workshop Series!

Creative Arts Therapy


Date: Monday, April 25th
Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Leena Alawaid was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia and got to pursue her artistic studies and explorations at NSCAD University. After graduation in 2014, her main focus was to try and bring forth the concept of Creative Arts Therapy and draw attention to the process in her community. Leena is currently working together with several organizations in the community, including Ronald McDonald House and the Victoria General Hospital, where she offers creative arts sessions to the patients as a form of healing. She also runs Art Therapy HFX, a mobile therapy service and is working towards her Masters in Creative Arts Therapy at Concordia University.

A Musician’s Ex·pe·di·ent


Date: Thursday, May 11th
Time: 6PM – 8PM
Trajectory details below

A 2 1/2 hours resourceful workshop for emerging musicians

We are going on a lil journey and starting this workshop off with a mini tour of 3 studios in Downtown Halifax. Everyone MUST meet at he Halifax Central Library (5440 Spring Garden Road) for 6pm. This is when the workshop will be starting. We will then walk down to the first 2 studios. During this time feel free to network with other artists in the workshop.

The 1st & 2nd studios are:

– The Sonic Temple Recording Studio (1674 Hollis St)

– TMG Studios (1649 Barrington Street)

(6 min walk between meet up spot and 2 Downtown Studios)

Followed by (8 min bus ride) to:

3rd Studio

– Centreline Studios (2439 Gottingen Street)

A Discussion on how to get paid as a musician with light snacks.

*You are able to purchase what is on the menu in the cafe aswell.

You should Bring a notebook for this one !!!!

@ Halifax Backpackers/Alteregos (2193 Gottingen St) (4 Min walk from Centreline Studios)

ALL FREE (unless your purchasing something from the cafe)

Hosted by Kayla Borden of Paint A Pitcha Productions