Archives for November 2012

Festive Call Times

Festive Celebration is December 4th, 5th and 6th at 7:00 p.m. Attached are the call times for all of the groups involved.

There are some tickets still available but they are selling quickly.  Buy your tickets online now to avoid disappointment!


The hit show Degrassi is going into its thirteenth season and we are seeking new talent to join the cast! We are accepting video auditions from across Canada. We're looking for teenagers (13-18yr) of ALL types to audition.
Click below for Further info!
Degrassi Casting Notice

ESA Visual Art Department – Grade 12 Exhibition

ESA Visual Arts Exhbition


Please join us at the Bizune Gallery, 452 Richmond Street West.

Opening on Thursday, November 29th, 6 – 9PM

All are welcome!


Applying to ESA?

Thanks to all for your interest in applying to ESA!
Some people who are applying with Sympatico email addresses are having trouble receiving confirmation emails from us. If you are in this situation (or have any other questions), please feel free to contact our Guidance Support Staff, Demi at [email protected] .
Best wishes on the process!

Art Talks December 13!

Stay tuned for information on ticket sales for Visual Arts first ever evening of Art Talks. This event will feature more than 15 Visual Art students speaking about their connection to their artistic practice.
Art Talks will be held on Dec 13 at 7.30pm. Tickets $10
More information coming soon!

Grade 12 Art and Photography Exhibition This Thursday!

Great News!
Grade 12 Visual Art and Photography students will be participating in an exhibition at Bizune Gallery.

The Opening is this Thursday November 29th from 6-9pm

Bizune Gallery is located at 452 Richmond Street West

We hope to have you all come out and support this magnificent group of people!

Splash to kick off the 100th Grey Cup Festivities

SPLASH, representing Show Choir Canada as the National Champions, will open the festivities for the 100th Grey Cup, singing the National Anthem and another Glee hit to welcome the Prime Minister of Canada and the Governor General at the Royal York Hotel on Sunday, November 25th – 11:00am performance!

Broadway Star Musical Theatre Master Class Opportunity – Original ‘Fantine’ in Les Miserables on Broadway

Check out this AMAZING opportunity!!! ESA Students & Alumni will be eligible for Equity discount, single class – please contact them for Bursary opportunities. Space is limited!
3 Day Musical Theatre Masterclass with
TONY Award Winning Broadway Star
Randy Graff
(Originated the Role of Fantine in the Original
Broadway Production of Les Miserables)

“Acting The Song & Acing The Audition”


Saturday Dec. 8 -­‐ Monday Dec. 10

Participation for Experienced Performers

Fees: Full 3 Day Workshop $299 UNION$399 NON UNION/OTHER
(MC / VISA / AMEX all fees & details below)

Register: [email protected]

Thank you Silent Auction Donors!!!


I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped in producing another successful ESA Craft Fair and Silent Auction.  To all the SESAT members, our alumni, school council, parent volunteers, the student helpers and staff at ESA —  thank you so much!  It could not be accomplished without all hands on deck.

I would like to take a moment to thank personally all those who donated to the silent auction.

Jan Lavelle
Silent Auction Coordinator


Report Cards-Principal’s letter

Report Cards are going home Thursday, November 22.  Please see attached letter from the principal.

Here’s the link for the instructions to book an appointment for a Parent-Teacher interview.

A Tribute to Fosse – Tickets now on sale!

The Music Theatre Department’s presentation of “A Tribute to Fosse” is now on sale! The show features the choreography of the legendary Bob Fosse through the many Broadway shows he worked on, including Chicago, Cabaret, Sweet Charity and Damn Yankees. The production includes all students in the Grade 11 and 12 Music theatre classes, along with the ESA Pit Orchestra in an evening of non-stop song and dance. Buy your tickets for the Feb. 11-14 shows now!


ESA and the TSO!

ESA’s Music Theatre Department joins the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for its fifth consecutive year as guest artists in the upcoming Holiday Pops Concerts. ESA’s choir, under the direction of David Ambrose, combines with Jeff Tyzik and the TSO for 3 concerts of favourite holiday music, including a fully staged version of the 12 Days of Christmas, featuring every singer and narrated by TV comic Colin Mochrie. Performances are at 8 pm on Dec. 11 and 12, with an additional matinee at 2 pm on Dec. 12. Tickets are on sale through the TSO box office at Use the code “Etobicoke” to save 20%!