Thousands of elementary school students across the province are getting a unique lesson in traffic safety delivered by an energetic and creative theatre company.
Today, the Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company put on its show at a Regina elementary school in what is one of their last performances of a 30-day province-wide run.
At the end of the play, the kids know about seat belt safety, making themselves visible to motorists and how to safely cross streets.
This road show has performed in front of more than 6,000 children from all over the province, including several reserves in the north.
Dakota Hebert is one of the main characters in the play. She says it has been a great experience:
“I mean, we have been touring around to the reserves and stuff like that, having those kids ask questions, and oh cool, you know like there is life outside. It’s really awesome.”
The play, called “Imagination Odyssey” is sponsored by SGI. Regina Dewdney MLA Gene Makowsky represented the corporation at today’s performance. He gave it two thumbs up:
“It was funny, it was interactive — and more importantly, I think the students at St. Josaphat really enjoyed it.”
The SNTC puts on two shows a day. It has visited 30 elementary schools in 23 communities. The last shows are in Moose Jaw tomorrow.