Gouvernement du Manitoba

Arts Education


Welcome to the Manitoba Drama Education Website!

This website contains information regarding the Kindergarten to Grade 12 Manitoba Drama curriculum developed by the Department of Education and Training as well as implementation resources and links to support the Drama and Dramatic Arts curricula. 

Arts Education Grant Program for 2022-2023

Teachers are invited to apply for funding (maximum of $500) for creative projects in dance, drama, music and visual arts. The deadline for submission is October 21, 2022. Forms and more details are available on the Arts Education Grant Program's webpage.

Arts and multiliteracies: Calling all educators!

Teachers and administrators are invited to share their voices and ideas through a short survey from a new Manitoba study.

Click below on the survey links before the end of June for the:
Teacher's Survey
Administrator's Survey

Frameworks of Outcomes

Drama ButterflyThe overarching goal of the drama curriculum is to support, nurture, and inspire the growth of every student as a dramatic artist and as an artful learner.

The Drama Butterfly represents the Drama curriculum framework which is based on four interrelated essential learning areas.  The essential learning areas are further detailed by connected sets of general and specific learning outcomes.

Kindergarten to Grade 8 Drama Manitoba Curriculum Framework of Outcomes
Grades 9 to 12 Dramatic Arts: Manitoba Curriculum Framework

Administration and Implementation Guide for Grades 9 to 12 Arts Education and accompanying resources

The Administration and Implementation Guide for Grades 9 to 12 Arts Education and accompanying resources, including curriculum planners, learning/course design tools and screencasts, are available on the 9 to 12 Implementation Resources tab on the left menu.

Frequently Asked Questions (Grades 9 to 12)

Frequently Asked Questions: Grades 9 to 12 Dramatic Arts

Pictures of Practice (Kindergarten to Grade 8)

The Drama Pictures of Practice bring the Manitoba Drama curriculum framework to life with illustrations of various Drama teaching and learning contexts in authentic Manitoba classrooms.

Arts Education Learning Resources

Recommended Drama learning resources for use in Manitoba classrooms are available for Kindergarten to Grade 8 and are in development for Grades 9-12.

The Manitoba Curriculum Support Centre provides Manitoba Kindergarten through Grade 12 educators with curriculum implementation support, educational research and professional development materials related to Drama Education. See the Drama Bibliographic resources.