Canadian Stage, Native Earth Performing Arts and Volcano Theatre have come together to present Theatre of Upheaval, a week long intensive consisting of two mind-blowing workshops led by acclaimed international artists, Kiki Katese, founding director of Rwanda Professional Dreamers and Ingoma Nshya (“New Era”) – Women Initiatives and Rachael Maza, Artistic Director of Ilbijerri Theatre Company in Australia.
The workshops will be taking place from March 31st to April 5th. For full workshop descriptions, instructors’ bios and the schedule visit: www.volcano.ca
Here’s the great part:we have received some generous funding to award bursaries to 4 Indigenous Artists and the Woodland Cultural Centre will nominate either two people to take part in both classes or four people to take part in one class each.
Below are some parameters:
– Individual must be over the age of 19
– Individual has a demonstrated practice in theater making and performance
If you or someone you know is interested – Please contact Artistic Associate – Gyeho Thomas at the Woodland Cultural Centre via email at firstname.lastname@example.org Tuesday February 21, 2017.
The Woodland Cultural Centre wants to say nya:węh/niá:wen to our giving community for your generosity on #GivingTuesdayCA. We are overwhelmed with gratitude for your continued support of the Centre and the work we do! Executive Director Heather George writes “Our supporters and donors have once again displayed their generosity and that they, like all of us at Woodland, are passionate about cultural reclamation, preservation, and celebration. Your support of our language department is an act of true kindness and love. Our languages are so much more than words on paper – language frames deep philosophical and relational understandings that help all of us engage in kinder, more compassionate ways and is an important part of our healing from the trauma of residential school. Like many not-for-profit organizations that participate in #GivingTuesday, charitable donations form an important part of our financial wellbeing and they are also an important indication that you believe in us and the work we do. Wa’tkwanonhwerá:ton’ (I to you all, sending forth embracing, celebratory, good energy)”Thanks to your generous contributions we were able to raise $25,352 in support of the preservation of Hodinohsho:ni languages and the important revitalization work being done at Woodland. Nya:węh/Niá:wen to the Dufresne-Ray Family Fund at Hamilton Community Foundation, which for the fourth consecutive year in a row has matched the first $5,000 of your donations. We are so grateful to have your continued support and generous contribution. To find out how you can support Woodland, visit our website: woodlandculturalcentre.ca/support-us/ #OnHeritage #OntarioHistory #Indigenous #IndigenousVoices #IndigenousArt #IndigenousEvents #FirstNations #FN #IndigenousKnowledge #IndigenousCulture #BrantOnt #TruthandReconciliation ... See MoreSee Less