Date: Monday, November 16, 1-2:30pm ET
Cole Alvis and Yvette Nolan of AD HOC Assembly will lead a workshop to engage participants in their pursuit of equity within their arts practice and/or organizations. The focus will be on how to know what you don’t know in supporting Indigenous, Black and culturally diverse artists, audiences and communities. Click here to register!
Ad Hoc Assembly (AHA) in association with Nightwood Theatre will lead a workshop to engage participants in their pursuit of equity within their arts practice and/or organizations. The focus will be on how to know what you dont know in supporting Indigenous, Black and culturally diverse artists, audiences and communities.
Monday, November 16, 1 2:30pm ET
REV- AI (machine-generated) captions will be available during the livestream, with cleaned up transcripts to be made available at a later date
AD HOC ASSEMBLY is dedicated to the sustained forward movement of ethno-cultural and socially diverse performance works, processes and traditions. Learn more at https://adhocassembly.wordpress.com/
Cole Alvis (she/they) is a 2 Spirit Turtle Mountain Michif artist based in Tkarón:to with Métis-Chippewa and Irish-English ancestors. She is a leader of lemonTree creations, manidoons collective, AdHoc Assembly and led the Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance from 2013 2017. Recently, they performed in Louis Riel (Canadian Opera Company / National Arts Centre) and directed the Dora-nominated bug by Yolanda Bonnell (manidoons collective / Luminato), Lilies by Michel Marc Bouchard (lemonTree creations, Why Not Theatre and Buddies in Bad Times Theatre) and alongside fellow Dora-nominated Michael Greyeyes, co-directed an Indigenous opera double bill called Two Odysseys: Pimooteewin / Gállábártnit (Signal Theatre, National Sami Theatre Beaivvá, Soundstreams Canada).
Yvette Nolan (Algonquin) is a playwright, director, and dramaturg. Plays include BLADE, Annie Maes Movement, The Birds, The Unplugging, Gabriel Dumonts Wild West Show (co-writer) and the libretto Shanawdithit. From 2013-2011 she served as Artistic Director of Native Earth Performing Arts. Her book Medicine Shows about Indigenous theatre in Canada was published by Playwrights Canada Press in 2015, and Performing Indigeneity, which she co-edited with Ric Knowles, in 2016. She has been honoured with the Mallory Gilbert Award, the George Luscombe Award, the Maggie Bassett Award, and a Harold. She is currently the Richler Writer in Residence at McGill University.