Our round-up of events happening at the theatre over the next five weeks.
B4PLAY (In-person + Online)
Saturday, May 14 at 11 am
Our live talk show is hosted by CBC Radio’s Gregor Craigie and will feature interviews with Lauren Taylor (Director), Stephen Lobo (Actor), and community experts Chivonne Graff and Alfredo Garcia.
We will be hosting this live event at 50% capacity. To attend in person please register below. We will be streaming live to Facebook too.
Chivonne Graff (she/her, they/them) is a Fairfield resident who has lived as an uninvited occupier on the lands of the Lekwungen peoples for 30 years. She is grateful to be part of an intentionally relational blended family. Chivonne has spent her career working in the early years’ field in a variety of capacities, currently working as a community Pedagogist with the Early Childhood Pedagogy Network. She deeply values belonging and is concerned with living in a good way with all our relations – human and non-human and creating the conditions for a just and equitable world.
Alfredo Garcia (he/him) is a Latinx Ph.D. student at the University of Victoria in the Department of Political Science. He is the son of Salvadoran refugees and a first-generation Canadian. Today, he focuses on the mental health of men and the interplay of patriarchy and masculinity in our contemporary world. His dissertation currently entitled “The Dialectics of Masculinity, Empathy and Vulnerability as Liberatory Pedagogical Praxis” examines the importance of men’s vulnerability. When he is not studying or working, he enjoys playing guitar, exercising, and making videos on Instagram.
TALKBACK THURSDAY (On Stage + Online / Hybrid)
Thursday, June 2nd, 2022 Time: 15 minutes after the play.
Join actors Medina Hahn, Stephen Lobo, Andrew McNee, Celine Stubel and director Lauren Taylor for a Q & A session – hop in and they’ll answer your questions about creating Kindred.
Almost Live Event Matinee (1:30 pm)
Sunday, June 5 at 1:30 pm
Experience Kindred online with VocalEye audio description on Sunday, June 5. The virtual Zoom lobby opens at 1:30 pm for community socializing with host Amy Amantea followed by a pre-show introduction at 1:45 pm.
The feature presentation begins at 2 pm. You’re invited to stay for the post-show chat with special guests and a prize draw. This event is designed to be accessible for people who are blind and partially sighted and is free to attend.
This VocalEye performance will take place over Zoom.