Monday, February 27, 2012

2012 -News So Far...

Rex has just led a workshop called "Drama Meets Faith" in Halifax. Organized by Miro Rak, a former student of Rex's at McMaster, the three session workshop employed forum theatre techniques and discussion to look at faith as "The Courage to be, The Courage to Confront, and The Courage to Act.

At Mt. St. Vincent University, Rita has now reached the final semester of her time as Nancy's Chair in Womens Studies.  For this semester she has designed a course in "Women, Contemporary Aboriginal Issues, and Resistance."  Around the course, a number of public events are being held as well as sessions with high school students.  Several distinguished aborignal academics and artists have come to MSVU to meet with students and the public. To know more follow this link:

Project Act - Rex's play about health and fitness issues for young audiences - has been translated into French by Montreal playwright and translator, Marie Eve Gagnon. This version, Projet Actif,  is slated for a Mixed Company Theatre tour in the 2012-2013 season.

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