Female Drag Queens Disrupting Tradition

Since it’s conception, drag performance has been essential to the queer community. In the underground clubs of major cities and small towns, drag allowed for a sense of community and subcultural solidarity to transpire. Drag usurped the dominant, heteronormative...

WHY ARTISTA INSPIRES ME

    I participated in an ARTISTA dinner and workshop last night and the experience was so collaborative, creative and inspiring.The women in that room have such incredible insight, sensitivity and intellect. I was struck by the encouraging atmosphere in the room....

thoughts after anna

thoughts after Anna a poem reflecting on the consequences of censorship by Katie Gorrie In the ever-flowing shifting history of wrongs, the word, working slowly. When to speak, so the words can fly while they fall, without being snatched from the air. What does...

Dispatches from Intractable Woman Rehearsals

In the second week of rehearsals for “Intractable Woman”, Micheline and the acting ensemble have been delving into further exploration and investigation, creating beautiful, inspiring, incredible work. Micheline’s innovative direction and the brilliant, captivating...

Dispatches from Intractable Woman Rehearsals

Week one of rehearsals for “Intractable Woman” has been incredible. It is an honour and a joy to be in the rehearsal room, assistant directing for Micheline Chevrier, witnessing and sharing in the magnificent artistry this generous, brilliant, fantastic ensemble...

Fuck misogyny and long live Artista

This post is part of a series of reflections about Imago Theatre’s Youth Mentorship Program, ARTISTA, by program mentors and mentees.  Here Julie Tamiko Manning (ARTISTA Mentor) reflects on the value of the program. I am angry a lot of the time.  Not the kind of anger...
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