Upcoming Professional Development events at Jumblies: 2013

All events listed below are taking place in Toronto – locations TBA unless otherwise indicated.

Regina, 2012, Photo:G.Reucker

Access: There are subsidized and work-exchange places available in all our workshops. We can also help find billets for out-of-towners. Please ask.

WINTER 2013:

Finding Common Ground
1-5pm: January 4, 11, 18, 25, February 1 and 2, 2013,  with an evening feast on February 2, 2013.
Facilitated by Lee Maracle and Victoria Freeman
Cost: $200
Learn about Toronto’s erased indigenous history and explore artistic alliances and cross-cultural collaboration with First Nations. This is a pilot workshop with limited places. If it fills up we will create a waiting list for the next time.

Jumblies Seminars: My Year with Jumblies
Sonja Rainey January 17 POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Julia Churchill  February 21 POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Refreshments at 6:30; presentation and discussion from 7-9pm.
Cost: Free, PWYC donations appreciated
Sonja Rainey, designer, and musician, Julia Churchill, musician, both spent a year as professional interns with Jumblies(funded by CHRC and the Metcalf Foundation respectively) and both continue to work with the company and its Offshoots as well as on their own creative projects.

Project-Percolator
January 13,14, 20, 21 (9:30-5:30)
Cost: $200
Presented in partnership with the Neighbourhood Arts Network.

Facilitated by Ruth Howard and colleagues. Bring your own community-engaged project idea, work on plans, schedules, budgets, questions, challenges, test creative activities within a small group and take it to the next stage.

What Happened Next? Oral History and Artmaking
February 20, 21, 23, 24 (9:30-5:30)
Toronto Fringe Creation Lab, 720 Bathurst (CSI Annex)
Cost: $200

Facilitated by Ruth Howard and colleagues. An in-depth workshop on the ethics, aesthetics, power and pitfalls of performing and making art from recounted memories.

Directing Community Performance
March 2-4, 2013 (9:30-5:30)
Cost: $180
A master-class facilitated by long time Jumblies director Varrick Grimes – open to all interested artists including practicing and aspiring directors.

For more information or to register for any of these events, please email info@jumbliestheatre.org, call 416-203-8428 or go to http://www.jumbliestheatre.org/newsroom/advanced-artfare-workshops to download the registration form (same form for all the workshops listed).

Funders: We are very grateful for generous support for these activities from the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the Canada Council for the Arts (Interarts) and our operating funders, the Toronto and Ontario Arts Councils.