Workshop: Writing in Movement – Focusing on Dramatic Writing

This creative writing workshop focuses on dramatic text from a movement-based perspective where we will play, improvise and explore writing text ‘on our feet’. Inspired by the pedagogy of Ecole Jacques Lecoq, Coleen MacPherson, writer and theatre maker, will lead the workshop with the goal of inspiring writers, theatre makers and creative types to capture the world in writing. 

This workshop is open to professionals who are interested in a physical theatre approach to playwriting.

Friday February 23rd from 5:00-10:00 pm

$40

Thursday February 23rd 

5:00-10:00 pm

$40/participant

The Drama Centre

University of Toronto

 

For more information or to make a booking please contact Coleen MacPherson at coleen.macpherson@gmail.com or call 647.704.6896

To sign up:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/writing-in-movement-workshop-playwriting-tickets-31898769077?aff=ehomecard

For more information: http://www.coleenmacpherson.com/teaching

This is Why We Live @ The Theatre Centre

We are excited to announce This is Why We Live will be at The Theatre Centre's Incubator Space in Toronto October 6-9th 2016!  Supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Polish Consulate in Toronto, The Polish Institute in London, UK and Paris, France.

Welcome to our talented designers!  Rebecca Picherak will be designing our lights and Helen Yeung will be creating costumes and the set.  Welcome our new producer Rose Hopkins!

More news to come ...

Writing in Movement at the University of Toronto!

November 22nd, 2015 from 10am-3:00 pm  

A creative writing workshop focusing on dramatic text, journeying participants through exercises that bring writing into movement. We will observe, play and write. Looking at the concrete, dramaturgy, physical action, language and writing from the body. Inspired by Ecole Jacques Lecoq, Coleen MacPherson, writer and theatre maker, will lead the workshop with the goal of inspiring writers, theatre makers and creative types to capture the world in writing. 

Please contact Coleen if you are interested in attending:  coleen.macpherson@gmail.com

Also, stay tuned for future Writing in Movement workshops to come!