Saturday, March 17, 10 AM – 4 PM
Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal – #103
7250 rue Clark, H2R 2YR
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Please note the new date and venue. This workshop is taking place on March 17 at Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal.
How to Register:
1) Email email@example.com to register for this Savvy Sessions workshop.
2) This event is made possible with the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts. The cost has been subsidized to allow for true accessibility. There is a PWYC fee ($10.00 suggested) to hold your spot. You may choose to pay in-person on the day of the workshop (cash only) or you may pay by Paypal.
Increasingly, people are spending more time in spaces mediated by digital technology. How is that tendency affecting and affected by the creation of performance works?
This workshop will take participants through an understanding of digital integration through the lens of ‘social design’. This approach creates a distinction between the use of digital tools for marketing and their use artistically in a project. This workshop will centre primarily on the artistic implementation through an emerging design department: ‘social design’. Participants will be provided an understanding of the concepts through examples and concepts before being encouraged to develop their own designs for feedback.
“There are subtle and profound ways that the internet will impact the theatre in the 21st century. A new generation is being raised with a supremely intimate and agency-fueled relationship with narrative… It’s something eminently democratic, where ideally anyone can share an experience and anyone has the ability to watch and respond to it. Theatre has to increasingly contend with this new relationship to narrative and audience agency… The internet is reconditioning us to experience narrative in increasingly new ways.
– “Theatre of the Unimpressed, Jordan Tannahill, Coach House (2015)
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.