Interdisciplinary Theatre-Making: a Workshop with Evalyn Parry

Sat January 20th 2pm / Duration: 3 hours / Cost: $75

Description: A hands-on investigation of how concept, text, image, music, movement and design can work in surprising and inventive ways to create theatrical performance.  Come with an idea you are already hatching, or ready to dream up a brand new concept.  

Evalyn Parry is an award-winning theatre creator and songwriter, director, writer, and performer whose work is inspired by intersections of social activism, history and auto/biography. Recent works include multi-Dora-nominated Gertrude and Alice (Independent Aunties), Dora-Award winning Obaaberima (Tawiah M’Carthy) and her acclaimed show SPIN. She is the Artistic Director of Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in Toronto.

Creative Jam Session: a Workshop with Vanessa Smythe

Sun January 21st  2pm / Duration: 2 hours / Cost: $50

Description: We all have stories in us, and there are some moments which beg to be shared. 

Vanessa Smythe, internationally touring poet, actor, writer, and educator, leads this playful, intimate workshop where participants will be encouraged to reflect upon pivotal moments from their lives and creatively conjure stories, poems,  and/or vignettes. Opportunities for sharing and presentation. Gentle, supportive atmosphere. Part philosophical reflection, part creative jam session, and all fun.

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