October 2020

BGA 2020: Symposium -Decolonising Theatre

What
BGA 2020: Symposium -Decolonising Theatre
When
24th October 2020
Where
Contact Theatre
Details
Prices from £5.00 to £10.00

Join a panel of academics, artists and activists to discuss decolonising theatre.

Panel: Topher Campell, Selina Thompson, Cheryl Martin.

ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM

1pm: Film maker and theatre maker Topher Campbell will open the symposium with a lecture ‘PERFORMANCE WITHOUT WALLS’. Radical Theatre for the 21st Century, A Keynote exploring radical artistic practice and Black possibilities.
“Now isn’t the time for asking permission. Instead we need make work by occupying any space we can find, to challenge the status quo”. Followed by a Q and A.

2pm: ‘Provocations’, short presentation by a panel including Selina Thompson and chaired by Cheryl Martin, followed by Q and A.

Short break.

3pm: ‘Break Out’, each of our panelist host a breakout room discussion with the audience to address themes and new ideas followed by concluding thoughts / round up of the afternoon.

3.45pm: End of event.

1pm: Topher Campbell will open the symposium with a lecture ‘PERFORMANCE WITHOUT WALLS’. Radical Theatre for the 21st Century, A Keynote exploring radical artistic practice and Black possibilities. "Now isn't the time for asking permission. Instead we need make work by occupying any space we can find, to challenge the status quo". Followed by a Q and A. 2pm: ‘Provocations’, short presentation by a panel including Selina Thompson and chaired by Cheryl Martin, followed by Q and A. Short break. 3pm: ‘Break Out’, each of our panelist host a breakout room discussion with the audience to address themes and new ideas followed by concluding thoughts / round up of the afternoon. 3.45pm: End of event.

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