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Encounters: The Open Program at CDTPS (Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards) 

Graziele Sena and Felicita Marcelli. Credit: Nicolas Dessommes

Graziele Sena and Felicita Marcelli. Credit: Nicolas Dessommes

Won't you join us?

All the way from Italy, the actresses of the Open Program of the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards will be with us at the Centre between November 6th and 12th. After the successful residency accomplished in the events of Nostos in 2014, this time we will focus our attention on the work of the brilliant women of this internationally composed performance team. 

Felicita Marcelli (Italy), Agnieszka Kazimierska (Poland), Graziele Sena (Brazil), and Pauline Laulhe (France) will join us over fall reading week (STG campus) to offer workshops and performances. Don't miss it!

Encounters is hosted by the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies and supported by the Jackman Humanities Institute Program for the Arts, University College, Theatre and Performance Studies (UTSC), English & Drama (UTM), the Department of English, the Emilio Goggio Chair in Italian Studies, the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, and the Centre for Comparative Literature.

Contact us by email.

Program in brief

Wed. November 7 Thurs. November 8 Fri. November 9 Sat. November 10 Sun. November 11

Workshop 10am-5pm

Workshop 10am-5pm

Workshop 10am-5pm

 

 

 

 

Katie's Tales 8pm

Dark is my Mother 8pm

Open Choir 5-7pm

 

Workshop

Creative agency, structured play: action and contact in the performer's craft

Led by Felicita Marcelli, Graziele Sena, Agnieszka Kazimierska, and Pauline Laulhe of the Open Program

November 7th - 9th, 10am - 5pm, Performance Studio (79 St. George Street)

Click here for workshop details, fees, and the application form.

 

Performance events

Katie's Tales

Created and performed by Agnieszka Kazimierska, directed by Mario Biagini

November 9th, 8pm, Luella Massey Studio Theatre (4 Glen Morris St.)

Click here for more details and to purchase your tickets.

 

Dark is my Mother (a work in development) *followed by reception & discussion

Created and performed by the women of the Open Program

November 10th, 8pm, Luella Massey Studio Theatre (4 Glen Morris St.)

Click here for more details and to purchase your tickets.

 

Open Choir (performance event - free and open to all!)

Led by Felicita Marcelli, Graziele Sena, Agnieszka Kazimierska, and Pauline Laulhe of the Open Program

November 11th, 5pm – 7pm, Luella Massey Studio Theatre (4 Glen Morris St.)

Click here for more details and to register for free participation.

 

Sponsors

Encounters: The Open Program at CDTPS is an artists' residency hosted by the University of Toronto's Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies and supported by the Jackman Humanities Institute Program for the Arts, University College, Theatre and Performance Studies (UTSC), English & Drama (UTM), the Department of English, the Emilio Goggio Chair in Italian Studies, the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, and the Centre for Comparative Literature.

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