Join us for readings of works-in-progress from Canada’s inaugural documentary theatre creators’ unit.
Over the past year, with support from Crow’s and documentary theatremaker Andrew Kushnir, these artists have launched original projects using verbatim theatre techniques. On Sunday March 18, they’ll be sharing excerpts of their work-so-far.
BY SARAH SEGAL-LAZAR
“This is a battle of the Titans.” 73.5 hot dogs. 275 jalapeño peppers. 8.5 pounds of kimchi. 34 cannolis. The world of competitive eating may be hard to swallow, but is there more to it than food, spectacle and excess?
The 1st Time Project
BY NQOZI PAUL
“It’s time for the sexual revolution to be revisited.” The 1st Time Project focuses on intergenerational and intercultural conversations exploring women’s relationship with sexuality from culture to culture and from one generation to the next.
BY FRANK COX-O'CONNELL
“I would be happy to say it is who I am.” Drawing from interviews with members of the Toronto Police Service, this project examines the connection between the heroes of our favourite stories and the roles we think we play in making our city work.