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WOKE 2.0: AN ARTS & SOCIAL JUSTICE PROBLEM SOLVING LAB


So you’ve read the books, had the conversations, you consider yourself to be a bit “woke” or at least you’re trying to be. And then it happens, the moment when you can intervene, when you want to hire a d/Deaf performer, you want to be inclusive and you don’t have all the skills or tools you need. Let’s acknowledge that no one person has the answers, but maybe together we can all learn to do better. Let’s move past the knowledge phase into action.

Let’s learn how to be brave together and deepen our practises to become truly inclusive, affirmative and joyful. Join Generator , The Storefront Theatre , Artscape Youngplace and other partners as we explore and crowdsource ideas for a better and more inclusive live performance industry with practical ideas for the indie artist.

Edition #1 - STAND BY ME Finding our voices and intervening when it counts
Sunday, April 22, 2018
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (doors open at 10:30 AM)
360 Geary Lane
Registration limited to 20 people
Registration $20 - if this fee is a barrier or you want to pay with cash or cheque please email info@generatorto.com.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

We've all been there: that off colour comment during rehearsal, a cringeworthy conversation in the dressing room, a few too many harsh words from the director. Maybe you walked away wishing that you said something. We believe in you! We believe you can do better next time. Let's talk strategy, best practises and work it out together. Bring your issues and get ready to role play and get deep. Let's learn how to do better next time.

Facilitated by Sedina Fiati and Kristina Lemieux

We thank Edition #1 partners the FEMINIST FUCK IT FESTIVAL.

SAVE THE DATE for the next editions:
Saturday, June 9 - 2:30-4:30 PM
Sunday, June 10 - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Generator and The Storefront Theatre thank Government of Canada, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, and Toronto Arts Council for support for this program.

Posted by: Generator and the Storefront Theatre Company

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