Safe Spaces in Dance - How to Foster a Healthy, Safe and Equitable Culture

Company: Good Women Dance Collective and special guests
Fri Feb 8 @ 5:30pm
The Lobby

Description: TBA
goodwomen.ca/

FREE

Sinergia Presents: The Art of Offering

Artist / Company:: TBA
Sat Feb 9 @ 5:30pm
The Lobby

Through story-telling we will be celebrating the commonalities and familiar teachings of our various indigenous cultures gathered here worldwide in ​AMISKWACIWȂSKAHIKAN, TREATY 6 TERRITORY.

 

FREE

Awaken - Salon

Facilitator: Nasra Adem
Sun Feb 10 @ 5:30pm
The Lobby

YEG the Come Up joins us for a conversation on the varied access to educational resources on sexual/mental/spiritual health for Black and Brown people communities.

 

FREE

Decolonizing process and practice: What That REALLY Means

Company: Azimuth Theatre and special guests
Tue Feb 12 @ 5:30pm
The Lobby

As the conversation about decolonization or the undoing of colonialism amidst chiefly white-run arts organizations across Canada is crossing more and more lips, how do professional organizations move from mere lip service to doing the ACTUAL work that decolonization requires?

azimuththeatre.com

 

FREE

Salon - Ins Choi

Artist: Ins Choi
Wed Feb 13 @ 5:30pm
Backstage Theatre

Plays, Passion & Politics: Vern Thiessen sits down with Ins Choi, award-winning writer of Kim’s Convenience and Subway Stations of the Cross, to find out what makes him tick.

fringetheatre.ca/current-season/

 

FREE

Black Love

Artist/ Facilitator: TBA
Thu Feb 14 @ 5:30pm
The Lobby

On this Hallmark holiday we unpack the nuances of loving (romantic, platonic, familial and all that comes in between) while Black.

 

FREE

Raising the Bar

Facilitator: Louise Casemore
Fri Feb 15 @ 5:30pm
The Lobby

“Raising the Bar”: A conversation surrounding health in the hospitality industry. From minimum wage to high heels to largely unregulated workplaces, our guests will talk about the realities in an industry where mental health and substance abuse issues are staggering. In concert with GEMINI


FREE

Challenges in Bilingual Theatre: A Discussion with the Cast and Crew of "Songs"

Company: Concrete Theatre
Sat Feb 16 @ 5:30pm
The Lobby

A discussion with cast members and the creative team of Concrete Theatre's Songs My Mother Never Sung Me about the challenges and rewards of creating a bilingual and accessible music theatre piece.

 

 

 

FREE

Round Table Discussion with the Citadel's "The Tempest"

Company / Artist: Cast and crew of the Citadel’s “The Tempest”
Sun Feb 17 @ 5:30pm
The Lobby

A discussion with the cast and creative team of the Citadel Theatre's upcoming production of Shakespeare's The Tempest which will be directed by Josette Bushell-Mingo, past artistic director of the Tyst Theatre, Sweden's National Theatre of the Deaf. The production will feature a collaboration between hearing and Deaf actors. Join the conversation as they examine the unique considerations of interweaving Shakespeare and ASL and the dynamics made by the joining of these two different groups on stage.

 

 

 

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