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Theatre and Dance Workshops: Collaboration with Artists from Iran
April 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 23, 2019 @ 5:30 pm$500.00 – $750.00
Twelve days of workshops culminating in two days of performances by the participants will take place at cSpace from April 10 - 25. The project is a collaboration between Sun.Ergos, a Company of Theatre and Dance, from Canada, and Zendegi Theatre Company from Iran.
- To create pieces of theatre here in Calgary, perform them here and then the following year to take the Canadian participants to Iran for workshops and performances there.
- To provide an opportunity for cross-Cultural and social interaction. In this increasingly polarized world, the arts are a conduit for exploring, understanding and celebrating the diversity of human expression while reinforcing the underlying similarities in the human experience. In the workshops, participants with learn about each other’s cultures, traditions, art forms, and about artistic life in each other’s countries.
- To exchange artistic techniques, knowledge and practices. Participants may then use these to expand and deepen their artisitic practice and enrich what they produce in their respective countries.
- To achieve an understanding of educational practices in each other’s countries and extend the quality of artistic training through joint workshops and interaction between colleagues.