Royal OnStage is pleased to present National Geographic Live at the Royal Theatre. National Geographic Live presentations offer students a rare opportunity to experience explorers, photographers, filmmakers, and scientists as they share their personal stories of conservation, exploration, and adventure.
This is an opportunity to engage students in real-life topics connected to BC’s curriculum.
National Geographic Live Student Presentations feature:
Each event begins at 10:00am at the Royal Theatre and is expected to end at 11:00am. Tickets are $10.00 per participant. All students welcome. The suggested grade range for each speaker can be found below under the Event Information section.
Please download, fill out and send back your registration form to secure your tickets. The completed form can be faxed, scanned and emailed or mailed to:
The Royal and McPherson Theatres
Attention: Melissa O'Shea
P.O. Box 1000, 625 Fisgard Street. Victoria, BC V8W 2S6
Please find the registration form links and curriculum connections links located below. There is a form to be filled out per event.
Photographer, Brian Skerry - Ocean Wild (Recommended for Grades 3-9)
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 10:00am
Immerse yourself in the latest amazing stories from beneath the waves as a master underwater photographer reports on his most recent National Geographic assignments.
Brian Skerry’s surprisingly intimate portraits of marine life have captured the imagination of a generation. From a fascinating look at dolphins’ intelligence to a profile of the enigmatic bluefin tuna, Skerry’s camera illuminates long-held mysteries of the deep.
Photojournalist, Ami Vitale - Rhinos, Rickshaws, and Revolutions (Recommended for Grades 3-9)
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 10:00am
Ami Vitale has lived in mud huts and war zones, contracted malaria, and donned a panda suit—all in keeping with her philosophy of “living the story.” Students will see the world through the eyes of an award-winning photojournalist.
Curriculum Connection - Cultures, Government, Societies, Media, Ideas, Identities
Paleontologist, Nizar Ibrahim - Spinosaurus, Lost Giant of the Cretaceous (Recommended for Grades 3-9)
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 10:00am
Visit present-day Morocco and travel back through time with paleontologist Nizar Ibrahim to hear how he discovered a prehistoric monster bigger than T. Rex. The largest known predatory dinosaur, Spinosaurus had spike-shaped teeth, a body more than 50 feet long, and unique adaptations to help it survive. Explore the dangerous Cretaceous Era habitat that Spinosaurus called home. Students will be captivated by the amazing story of how this dinosaur was found, lost, and found again.
Curriculum Connection - Biology, Ecosystems, Environment, Geology, Evolution
Yes, each attendee requires a ticket.
Yes. All students are welcome though the presentations will be most relevant for grades 3-9.
Download and print the registration form for the speakers that you’re interested in and follow the instructions on the form.
Yes, but a separate registration form is required for each speaker.
Each presentation begins at 10:00am at the Royal Theatre and is expected to conclude at 11:00am – 805 Broughton Street, Victoria.
Buses can unload at the front doors of the theatre at 805 Broughton Street. Theatre staff will be on hand to direct traffic and to let drivers know when and where to pick up students. There is no parking for buses, however, so a bus needs to leave the theatre and then return to load.
Seats are reserved once we have received the completed order form and payment. Your seat row and number will be printed on your ticket, please make sure all members of your group sit in their reserved seat. If you have opted to have your tickets mailed, please distribute your tickets in advance to each student to make getting into the theatre more expedient.
Presentations start promptly at 10:00am so it’s recommended that school groups arrive at 9:30am.
No, food and drinks are not allowed in the theatre.
Each school is responsible for arranging transportation for their students.
One chaperone per ten students is required.
If you have any questions or would like to provide feedback regarding the National Geographic Live Student Events please do not hesitate to contact us! We would love to hear from you. Please contact Jennifer Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 250.361.0800.