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 truths and contribute beyond reconciliation.
- Sarah Waisvisz shares the performance text of her one-woman play, which premiered at the undercurrents festival in Ottawa, Canada in 2016.
- DM St-Bernard concludes the three-part Principles Office series with a reflection on the constant of change, the occupation of space, and the active force of standing still.
- Rebecca Benson and Tracey Guptill are interviewed by their alter-egos Pinkhead and Smoosh about their Pussy Riot-inspired show, featured in the Kick and Push festival in Kingston, Ontario last summer.
- and more!
This issue of alt.theatre includes several feminist killjoys. Among them, Sarah Waisvisz, our Reviews Editor but also a talented theatre maker and performer, shares the script for her one-woman show Monstrous, which looks at the intersections of gender, race, and culture; Rebecca Benson and Tracey Guptill discuss their work bringing the feminist punk group Pussy Riot to Kingston, Ontario; and DM St. Bernard concludes her excellent Principles Office series with a reflection on what it means to purposefully claim space.
— Michelle MacArthur, Editor-in-Chief
For alt.theatre magazine
Michelle MacArthur (Editor-in-Chief), Sarah Waisvisz (Reviews Editor), Aaron Franks (Features Editor).
Sarah Waisvisz, DM St. Bernard, Rebecca Benson, Tracey Guptill, Lisa Jeans, Emer O’Toole
© Christopher Snow. Sarah Waisvisz in Monstrous at the undercurrents festival, 2016.
From the issue
- The Feminist Killjoy Goes to the Theatre by Michelle MacArthur
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