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Saturday March 16th, 2019 and Saturday March 23rd, 2019

The “Masks of Manipulation”, an invaluable character development and mediation process designed by Simon Malbogat, gives face to each of the seven different emotional, mental, and spiritual manipulative forces we encounter both onstage and in daily life.

This workshop draws on Commedia dell’Arte-inspired masks to help participants acquire a deeper awareness of manipulation and oppression: how and why it happens, what it looks and feels like, and how to de-escalate it.

Actors, directors and performance creators will also take away from this two-day workshop a *Mask of their own creation*, which they will learn to use as a physical touchstone in processes ranging from character development to performance creation. This workshop, co-facilitated by Simon Malbogat and Peter Jarvis, is suitable for artists as well as educators and community leaders.

About Peter Jarvis:
“Peter Jarvis has been an entertainer & performance artist since 1979. Facilitating artistic mime, dance, clown, mask and music have allowed Peter to work extensively in film, theatre and television on such shows as Sesame St and Cirque du Soleil. Peter Jarvis continues to enjoy performing internationally in the USA, England, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Poland, and Turkey. The Masks of Manipulation shown in the above photo are but one example of Peter’s talent as a professional designer and creator of masks.”

*Prerequisites:* This workshop is recommended for participants who have previous experience in the arts/community engagement, or who have attended our Introduction to Forum Theatre workshop.
*Time and Date:* Saturday March 16th, 2019 and Saturday March 23rd, 2019; 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM both days
*Duration:* 2 days
*Cost:* The price of this two-day workshop is $225+HST or $180+HST for CAEA members.
While this cost is already kept low with the help of our funders, students and arts workers who identify as underwaged are eligible for a further subsidized price of $112+HST.
In the spirit of removing financial barriers to access, Mixed Company Theatre is able to offer a limited number of bursaries to those who require financial assistance in order to attend the workshop.
*Location:* The Ladies Parlour, Main Floor, 157 Carlton Street (Corner of Sherbourne and Carlton), Toronto ON M5A 2K3

For more information and to register please visit our website.

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