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Workshop Intensive Invitation Pangea World Theatre

Full Circle: First Nations Performance is excited to present this professional development 5-day intensive to our community of artists, actors and performers. 

PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP WITH PANGEA WORLD THEATRE LEADERSHIP

Aspiring and established professional Indigenous performers/actors/directors are invited to enroll in this 5-day Intensive led by internationally recognized Literary and Artistic Directors of Pangea World Theatre (Minneapolis) Meena Natarajan and Dipankar Mukherjee.

The curriculum includes a combination of workshops, artists talks,  talking circles and gatherings.

You are may attend all events or simply select those that interest you most.

 

Dates: Saturday Nov. 17 to Wednesday Nov. 21, 2018
Times: TBD – We wish to accommodate as many people as possible.
Location: Full Circle Studio (#416-268 Keefer St., Vancouver)
Cost: By donation (no donation is too small!)

Please let us know your interest at the email below by NOVEMBER 8!

 

RSVP TO: info@fullcircle.ca  with a subject line of  PANGEA WORLD THEATRE. Further details will be forwarded to those interested. Space is limited.

This excellent opportunity to work with these incredibly talented leaders is by Donation! No donation is too small!

 

About Pangea World Theatre

Our Mission
Pangea illuminates the human condition, celebrates cultural differences, and promotes human rights by creating and presenting international, multi-disciplinary theater.

Our Story
We make intercultural, sacred theater that stands for intersectionality and justice

Pangea World Theater builds bridges across multiple cultures and creates sacred and intersectional spaces. We create authentic spaces for real conversations across race, class and gender. Through a nuanced exploration of privilege, our own and others, we craft ensemble-based processes with a global perspective. Through art, theater and creative organizing we strive for a just world where people treat each other with honor and respect.  We believe that artists are seers giving voice and language to the world we envision.

Meena Natarajan is a playwright and director and the Executive and Literary Director of Pangea World Theater, a progressive, international ensemble space that creates at the intersection of art, equity and social justice. She has led the theater’s growth since its founding in 1995. Meena has co-curated and designed many of Pangea World Theater’s professional and community based programs. She has written at least ten full-length works for Pangea, ranging from adaptations of poetry and mythology to original works dealing with war, spirituality, personal and collective memory.  Meena leads ensemble-based processes in Pangea that lead to works produced for the stage. She has also directed and dramaturged several original theater and performance art pieces. She has been awarded grants from the Theatre Communications Group, Playwrights Center and the Minnesota State Arts Board. She was recently awarded the Visionary Award for mid-career leaders from the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.

Dipankar Mukherjee is a professional director originally from Calcutta, India with a 25-year history of directing. He is the Artistic Director of Pangea World Theater. He co-founded Pangea World Theater, an international theater in Minneapolis that is a progressive space for arts and dialogue. His aesthetics have evolved through his commitment to social justice, equity and deep spirituality and these factors along with relevant politics form the basis of his work. As a director, he has worked in India, England, Canada and the United States.  Dipankar has received the Humphrey Institute Fellowship to Salzburg and has been a Ford Foundation delegate to India and Lebanon. He is a recent recipient of the Bush Leadership Fellowship award to study non-violence and peace methodologies in India and South Africa. Dipankar was invited to visit the White House as part of the Asian American and Pacific Islanders Delegation. In his rehearsal and workshop practices, Dipankar’s facilitated processes that work to disrupt colonial, racist and patriarchal modalities that we have inherited and collaboratively searches for an alternate way of working.

For More Information on Pangea World Theatre: www.pangeaworldtheater.org

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