The 60 Second Film Festival is almost here…

There aren’t many tickets left to ESA’s great pre-holiday tradition, The 60 Second Film Fest.  Don’t be disappointed. Tickets are available here or at lunch in the foyer.  Get them while you still can.

Tickets are going super fast for The 60 Second Film Fest

After only 24 hours, The 60 Second Film Festival is 50% sold out.  Featuring work from filmmakers of all grades and spanning every genre and approach to filmmaking, it really features something for everyone.

Taking place on Wednesday, December 19th, in the Nancy Main Auditorium at 3:30, the show will sell out.  Don’t be disappointed.  Tickets are available here.

Tickets to ESA Film’s 60 Second Film Fest are now on sale

It’s that time of year again.  One of ESA’s great holiday traditions returns and promises to be better than ever.  The 60 Second Film Festival features work from filmmakers of all grades and really features something for everyone.

Taking place on Wednesday, December 19th, in the Nancy Main Auditorium at 3:30, the show will sell out.  Don’t be disappointed.  Tickets are available here.

REMINDER: No School Council Tonight

Good Morning

This is just a quick reminder that there is no School Council Meeting this evening.

The next meeting is on 11th January 2019 at 7pm in the School Library.

Have a very happy holiday time!

School Council

Matthew Varey Exhibition

Please join us for the opening of Matthew Varey’s exhibition System One at United Contemporary, 1444 Dupont Street Unit 22 on Saturday December 8 from 2 to 6 pm.

We are hoping to sell some art work and raise money for the purchase of a new vehicle to continue driving ESACA student work to shows, pick up supplies and donations etc. We would love to see you all there.

The exhibition is open December 8, 9, 15 and 16 from noon to 6pm.

Cookie Dough SPLASH fundraiser

Cookie dough orders should be picked up outside the AUD on Mon Dec 10
Please make sure your son or daughter picks up the required orders.
Thanks to the parent volunteers who will arrive at 2pm to help organize the orders alpha for easy pickup.
FYI there is no fridge storage at the school, so please make sure all orders are retrieved this day.

Last Day for Raffle Tickets!

All Music Theatre and Music Students must return their tickets and money by Thursday, December 6, as our Festive Raffle will happen during intermission on the 6th. You can buy more books from the music office or at the concerts. A full list of prizes is attached. 2018 Festive Raffle Prize List

Please return your raffle tickets and money!!!

All Music and Music Theatre Students are reminded to return their raffle tickets and money to the music office by Wednesday. Please buy more tickets and books to support our department!!!

Choreographic Workshop Performance this week!

Come out and support the dance department. The annual Choreographic Workshop performance is this week. There are two performances Wednesday, November 21st and Thursday, November 22nd at 7pm. Tickets can be purchased at It is a fantastic collection of student, teacher and guest choreography.

FACES & Friends fundraising concert coming up this Wednesday Nov. 21!

Join ESA parents, alumni, parents of alumni and community “friends” supporting ESA for a feel-good concert of vocal music ranging from folk, to opera, music theatre, and vintage jazz. It will be a night to remember in the intimate setting of Mimico Baptist Church, located South of the Queensway near Royal York and Mimico Ave.

“FACES & Friends” fundraising concert for ESA
Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Mimico Baptist Church, 80 Hillside Ave.
Pay what you can. (Suggested $10 – $15 per person)

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Admission is pay what you can, with a suggested donation of $10 – $15 per person. The concert starts at 7:30pm and will run for just over an hour with no intermission.

FACES (Family, Alumni and Community of ESA Sing) is conducted by Mary Bella and accompanied by Kate Carver. Our fantastic line-up of special guest performers will include opera singers bass-baritone Andrew Tees, mezzo-soprano Cassandra Warner, and tenor Michael Colvin, actor-singer Brandi Ward, entertainer Brair Boake as MC, singer-actor-director Rick Jones and all-round jazz musician Brigham Phillips!

Support ESA by coming to this special concert, and enjoy a wonderful evening of music to warm up your soul this fall evening.

Festive Celebration Tickets On Sale!

Join us for Festive Celebration – a musical concert that features the Music and Music Theatre Departments.
Festive showcases Concert Band, Concert Strings, Symphony, WoCo, Chamber Choir, Lunch Bunch, JAMME, Jazz Band and the Contemporary Music Ensemble.
The show runs December 4, 5, 6 and the tickets are $17.50 (including $1.50 service charge and $1.00 Theatre Improvement Fund contribution). Click here to buy tickets!

It’s finally here! The ESA Craft Fair and Silent Auction is tomorrow from 10AM to 3PM!

Even if it’s snowing outside, it will be warm, cozy and WONDERFUL at ESA tomorrow. The halls, gym, library and cafeteria will be transformed into a celebration of local and student artisans. Bring the whole family and enjoy this annual extravaganza with your ESA community. We have received record numbers of donations this year – show tickets, sports equipment, dinners, health and beauty services and an incredible gallery of ESA student artist-created work – all up for grabs at the Silent Auction in the library. Our Silent Auction preview page features a glimpse at what is available to bid on. But this is only a fraction of what you will find at the auction. The donations are still coming in, and there is something for every budget and price point.
We sincerely hope that you will join us tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 17th, 2018 10AM to 3PM.
Thank-you for helping us to support every arts major at ESA while getting a jump on your holiday gift shopping!
-Your Silent Auction Team