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Our 2018/2019 Season

Greening Theatre Practice part three: travelling

Greening Theatre Practice part three: travelling Blog Post by Sophie Gee, May 7, 2018 In this last instalment of the Greening Theatre practice blog series, I speak to colleagues about travelling: how do we reduce the carbon footprint of cross-national and...
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Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable Blog Post by Jen Viens, May 4th, 2018 Hey! My name is Jen Viens. I’m an actor, director, and producer here in Montreal. As of May 2018 I’m also an artistic and administrative assistant for Imago theatre! For the first time in...
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Greening Theatre Practice part two: Patrons

Greening Theatre Practice part two: Patrons Blog Post by Sophie Gee, April 27, 2018 In the second part of our three-part blog series on how theatre practice can be revisioned to be more environmentally friendly, I take a look how theatres can reduce the environmental...
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Greening Theatre Practice Part One: Productions

Greening Theatre Practice part one: productions Blog Post by Sophie Gee, April 20, 2018 There’s a number of places I can start but let’s go with plastic wrap. At the Montreal Fringe in 2017, I directed a play called Pluck’d by Ke Xin Li. In the production, the entire...
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Women on World Theatre Day

Women on World Theatre Day Blog Post by Sophie Gee, March 27, 2018 Today is World theatre day! We wanted to hear from one of the essential elements of the theatre – our audiences – on why theatre is important to them and we also asked them to talk about an...
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Tectonic Women… Carmen Aguirre

Tectonic Women…Carmen Aguirre Blog Post by Joy Ross-Jones, March 9, 2018 I’ve been chewing on the word bravery. It first came up last year when Micheline and I were discussing Artista. She asked, “Do we want Artista to offer the participants a safe space or a...
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Tectonic Women… Gina Wilkinson

Researchers say that after seven years (some say ten), every cell of your body has renewed itself. So I could say that I become a new person, every seven years. I love this idea that I continue to somehow renew myself as I age. I also love this ‘shedding of self’, a...
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Tectonic Women…Director Katie Mitchell

Innovation. Creation. Deconstruction. CPR for Classics. Courage. Beauty. Visionary. Feminist. Theatre and film can dance. Also one Shakespeare was enough, comedies not really ever. The Guardian (2016) described her as ‘The British theatre queen in exile’ because...
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Tectonic Women…Writer Maggie Nelson

During a Q&A, Nelson is asked by a well-known playwright how she managed to write a book about cruelty while pregnant. “Leave it to the old patrician white guy to call the lady speaker back to her body, so that no one misses the spectacle of that wild oxymoron,...
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Tectonic Women… Marvin Gaye Chetwynd

To celebrate the upcoming International Women’s Day on Thursday, March 8, 2018, we are reviving our Tectonic Women series. Every day this week, a different member of the Imago team will be writing about a woman artist (working in any discipline) who inspires...
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