The Queer “Real”

Friday, July 22, 2016 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

How does queer theatre and performance in Canada serve to heighten, grotesquely fictionalize or otherwise campily comment on what we understand to be the reality of this country?

Speakers include:
Alan Chaffe (Victoria, BC), “Queer Theatre and Social Movements in Canada” Paper.Alan Chaffe
Cole Alvis (Toronto, ON) Statement.Cole Alvis
d’bi.young anitafrika (Toronto, ON)
Donna Michelle St. Bernard (Toronto, ON) Counter Offensive by DM for Q2Q
Sarah Garton Stanley (Kingston, ON) FailureTheatreSarahGartonStanley
Sky Gilbert (Hamilton, ON), “Performing Your Fictional Identity: The True Imaginary” Paper.Sky Gilbert
Thom McQuinn (Toronto, ON), “Hawksley Workman’s The God That Comes, Intoxication, and the Search for a Queer Real” Paper.ThomBryceMcQuinn
Moderator: Chris Gatchalian (Vancouver, BC)

photos left to right
Makram Ayache
Katie Sly photo by Drasko Bogdanovic
Paul Dunn