Burnout is an occupational hazard in the arts… largely to do with the fact that so many work outside institutions, often alone, and have no structures to assist them or any kind of financial stability.
– Why Are We Burning Out in the Arts? by Madeline Dore
THEATRE EDMONTON PROJECT presents
ANTI-BURN OUT DAY
A community-wide effort to beat professional stress, anxiety and burn out
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Workshop West Playwright’s Theatre (11516 103 St, Edmonton AB T5G 2H9)
Feeling overwhelmed? Exhausted? Stressed? You aren’t alone. Artists are experiencing burn out due to long hours, multiple projects at once, financial insecurity, and much more.
Join Theatre Edmonton Project for our Anti-Burn Out Day to focus on self-care and participate in some fun non-theatre activities to refresh and replenish.
Here’s what you can look forward to:
1:00 PM Doors
1:30 PM Self-care Keynote with Deepika Mittra, BSW, MSc, RSw (Stress Expert and Self Care Advocate) http://www.openingspaces.ca/about/deepika-mittra/
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM An afternoon of non-theatre activities including:
– An hour long yoga class lead by Jessica Peverett
– Board Games with Joel Taras
– Anti-Anxiety Coloring Books All are welcome at this community-wide event.
If you plan to participate in the yoga class, please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat and water bottle.
This a FREE EVENT but donation jars will be available to help cover the venue and guest speaker.
The Theatre Edmonton Project is an exciting new grassroots initiative that’s working to accelerate and advance creative and artistic innovation across Edmonton’s theatre community.
For more information about ANTI-BURN OUT DAY please contact Ellen Chorley at [email protected]