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Whats On (Edmonton): Bone Cage Events – Theatre Yes

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Whats On (Edmonton): Bone Cage Events – Theatre Yes

BoneCage_TheatreYesTheatre Yes will be presenting the following events in association with our production of Catherine Banks’ BONE CAGE

BONE CAGE IN ALBERTA: What about our workers?
A Panel Discussion that explores the issues BONE CAGE in the context of Alberta focusing on the experiences, health, and well-being of Alberta workers in the natural resource industries.
Date: Sunday, September 27, 2015
Time: 4:00pm
Location: La Cité Francophone Theatre (8627 91 Street)

CONSTRUCTING BONE CAGE -Moderated by U of A faculty member, Stefano Muneroni
An artist talk back featuring Catherine Banks (playwright), Heather Inglis (Director, Artistic Director of Theatre Yes), Neil Kuefler (playing the role of Jamie)
Date:  Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Time:  Following 7:30 performance of Bone Cage
Location: La Cité Francophone Theatre (8627 91 Street)

RATTLING THE BONE CAGE – Free Play Reading by Catherine Banks, Hosted by Kim McCaw
Acclaimed Nova Scotia Playwright Catherine Banks, two-time winner of the Governor General’s Award for Drama, will be reading from her award-winning plays, Bone Cage and It Is Solved By Walking in a free, lunchtime reading. This reading is hosted by the U of A Department of Drama and is supported by the PGC and the Canada Council’s Play Readings Program.
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Time: Noon
Location: Timms Centre Lobby, University of Alberta Campus (87 Avenue 112 St NW)

SPEAK -UP: Personal Storytelling as a Tool for Change, Facilitated by Lindsay Ruth Hunt
This public storytelling workshop is a fun opportunity to explore the power of personal story to transform community.  Explore how your own stories and those of others are tools for change. Lead by PhD candidate, artist and educator, Lindsay Ruth Hunt, participants will exchange their own lived experiences in a collaborative workshop aimed at finding connections through the power of sharing and listening. – “The truth about stories is, that’s all we are” – Thomas King

Date: Sunday, October 4, 2015
Time:  10:30am – 12:30pm
Location: La Cité Francophone Theatre (8627 91 Street)
Open to the Public. Free of charge. Maximum 12 participants.
Please contact Laura Raboud to reserve your spot.

Lindsay Ruth Hunt is a community-engaged theatre artist, critical educator, and researcher. She is passionate about the role of arts in activism and social justice projects and believes that critical education and art can provide a necessary means to intervene in/change our troubling social and environmental realities. In her work she aims to engage with communities and to transform social structures in a manner that improves the capacity of individuals, communities and society at large. She envisions and works with arts as a tool for promoting such change, advocating for a more equitable and just society through a creative means. Her background includes a BFA in theatre and development, an M.Ed. focusing on popular education and the arts, and she is currently a PhD candidate, investigating the potential of activist and interventionist art.

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