Issue 13.3

What’s in this issue? Editorial – The Feminist Killjoy Goes to the Theatre by Michelle MacArthur Aaron Franks talks to Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin about the roots of their creative relationship and finding new visual and performance languages to witness… Read More

Issue 13.2: Back to School

What’s in this issue? Sherry Bie and Jill Carter draw on Indigenous practices in their musing on the act of “midwifing” stories through the re-worlding process of recover, mourning, dreaming, commitment, and action. Makram (Matt) Ayache and Franco Saccucci reflect on… Read More

Issue 13.1: Between Art and Activism

What’s in this issue? The International Federation for Theatre Research‘s “Queer Futures” working group responds to the shooting in an LGBTQI nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, which cost 49 queer people their lives. John Kim Bell shares… Read More

Issue 12.4: Community Arts and (De)Colonization: Part Two

“This issue is the second in alt.theatre’s two part-project, “Community Arts and “(De) Colonization”. In these issues, we are exploring questions and themes coming out of Train of Thought, the national travelling community arts project that took place… Read More

Issue 12.3: Community Arts and (De)Colonization: Part One

“The unanswered questions, ongoing conversations, evolving relationships, and other conflicts that inspired and were inspired by Train of Thought all resonate with urgency, and are all deeply relevant to alt.theatre’s focus on the intersections of politics, cultural diversity,… Read More

Issue 12.2: Storytelling Across Generations

What’s in this issue? Ben Gorodetsky and Todd Houseman share travel logs and reflections from a research trip Menka Nagrani reflects on a process of contemporizing traditional Quebecois art forms on the modern stage to revive lost Quebecois… Read More

Issue 12.1: Starving Artists, Global Empathy, Radical performance Pedgagogy, and More…

What’s in this issue? Matt Jones examines how three recent Canadian-produced plays about the War on Terror attempt to reproduce the lived experience of the “other”. Simon Bloom on Canada’s first-ever online community-based theatre encyclopedia. Ursula Neuerburg-Denzer reviews… Read More

Issue 11.4: Biculturalism and Blackface

Volume 11, Issue 4: March 2015 Articles in this issue include: Jane Heather and Tony Hall related Trinidadian Carnival to popular theatre, decolonization, and freedom, Allison Leadley explores how Toronto artist jes sache’s work challenges negative preconceptions surrounding the disabled… Read More

Issue 11.3: (Dis)ability, Diversity and Performance

Volume 11, Issue 3: Spring 2014 Articles in this issue include: Kuicai Kong‘s examination of Li Ning’s theatrical work explores how violence, pain and pleasure are inscribed by modern China’s political and economic apparatus on the body, Ashley McAskill explores… Read More

Issue 11.2: Occupation, Reconciliation and Social Impact

Volume 11, Issue 2: Winter 2014 Articles in this issue include: Will Weigler shares stories of Victoria’s From the Heart – a community-based immersion theatre project that facilitated creative space for self-decolonization, Diane Conrad shares her experience at the Corporations in… Read More

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