Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 10 am to 12 pm

What’s in store for queer theatre and performance? Who are the new practitioners, and what are they creating, tackling, subverting, upholding? Now that queer theatre and performance is respectable enough to be the subject of an academic conference, how do we keep it alive, threatening and dangerous? Or do we?

Speakers include:
Anoushka Ratnarajah (Vancouver, BC) StatementAnoushkaRatnarajah
lee williams boudakian(Vancouver, BC) Statement. lee williams boudakian
Fay Nass (Vancouver, BC) Statement.Fay Nass
Katie Sly (Toronto, ON) Statement.KatieSly
Matt Ayache (Edmonton, AB) Artistic Director of In Arms Theatre Queer Activism as an Ally to Theatre in a Digital Age.Matt Ayache
Minh Ly (Toronto, ON) Statement.Minh Ly
Velma Eashappie (Saskatoon, SK)
Moderator: Sky Gilbert (Hamilton, ON)

 

photo of G. Kyle Shields from the 2015 Roseneath Theatre Production of Outside by Paul Dunn, photo by John Packman
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