Talks and exchanges with some of Canadian performance’s finest.
SHOPTALK was produced with The Chop Theatre. In 2014-15, we also partnered with Music on Main and grunt gallery. The dialogues featured different topics related to contemporary performance making and took place at The Skinny, as well as other venues around town.
Nadia Ross of STO Union
Crystal Pite of Kidd Pivot
Jovanni Sy of Gateway Theatre
Norman Armour of PuSh International Performing Arts Festival and Kris Nelson of Antonym Productions
Sarah Garton Stanley of the National Arts Centre and Self-Conscious Theatre
Tara Cheyenne Freidenberg of Tara Cheyenne Performance, Minna Schendlinger of the PuSh Festival, Delia Brett of MACHiNENOiSY and Alex Ferguson
Kathleen Flaherty of PTC
Camille Gingras, Dawn Petten, Ker Wells and O, o, o, o.
TR AD Maiko Yamamoto, David Pay from Music on Main and Vanessa Kwan from grunt gallery
Visual Artist Zoe Kreye, Dance Artist Caroline Liffmann and Radix Theatre’s Andrew Laurenson
Composer James Maxwell and interdisciplinary company, Hong Kong Exile
We also held a special SHOPTALK during PuSh in 2012: The British Invasion, opening up to artists from the UK scene:
Admission to SHOPTALK is by donation. Please help us keep the convos going. You can also let us know if you have a suggestion for a future SHOPTALK by getting in touch with email@example.com.