Queer Histories

Thursday, July 21, 2016 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

What is the historical genealogy and legacy of queer theatre and performance in Canada? How has queer history been performed on Canadian stages? Why is it important for queer theatre artists working today to know about their forbears, inside and outside the theatre? And who are yours?

Speakers include:
Andrew Kushnir (Toronto, ON) Artist Statement.Andrew Kushnir
Dirk Gindt (Stockholm, SWE), “The Queer Future”Paper.DirkGindt
Indrit Kasapi (Toronto, ON), Artistic Producer of lemonTree Creations Statement.Indrit Kasapi
Ilena Lee Cramer (Vancouver, BC) Histories.IlenaLeeCramer
Kym Bird (Toronto, ON), “Amy Redpath Roddick” Blood On The Sheets.Kym Bird
Natalie Meisner (Calgary, AB) Paper.NatalieMeisner
Richard Lucas (Victoria, BC), “Untold Stories” GuildaSFU.Richard Lukas
Moderator: Peter Dickinson

photos left to right:
Sunny Drake photo by Tania Anderson
Minh Ly
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