Unscripted: KINSHIP is a new string of programming which succeeds the 2021 Unscripted: Cultivating Languages of Access & Storytelling panel series.
KINSHIP will shine a spotlight on themes of artistic collaboration, interdependence, and care.
More details coming in 2022.
Unscripted: Cultivating Languages of Access & Storytelling was an online panel series that took place in April 2021, exploring ideas around accessibility, decolonization and various approaches to performance and storytelling. With a roster of artists approaching storytelling from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds, the Unscripted series hoped to amplify conversations between artists who are engaging creatively with elements of sensory-based, linguistic and cultural accessibility:
What emerges at the intersection of ceremony and artistic creation; of movement and storytelling; of spirituality and physicality on stage?
Aria Evans, Yolanda Bonnell & Merlin Simard (moderator)
Where does world (re)building fit into the world of theatre and performance? How can our understanding of a narrative change or expand when it is told via multisensory means of storytelling and immersive design?
Leelee Oluwatoyosi Eko Davis, Victoria Mata & Anna Camilleri (moderator)
A panel of Deaf individuals discuss the impact of language colonization on everyday life.
Jenelle Rouse, Amelia Palmer, Dominique Ireland & Natasha “Courage” Bacchus (moderator & curator)
The Unscripted series was co-produced by ReDefine Arts & Theatre Passe Muraille, co-curated by Becky Gold and Wy Joung Kou with panel coordination by Rinchen Dolma, and generously supported by TD Bank Group, Ontario Arts Council, & Toronto Arts Council.