Past Exchanges

CREATING SAFE AND WELCOME WORKSPACES

The evening included a panel of Edmonton professional theatre practitioners, each of whom shared their own practices and how they create welcoming workspaces for artists, or how they advocate for themselves and others to ensure physical, emotional, and spiritual needs are being met throughout a creative process. 

Date: February 11, 2019
Panel: Kelsie Acton, Daryl Cloran, Christine Sokaymoh Frederick, Gina Puntil, and Vanessa Sabourin.
Moderated by: Mieko Ouchi.
Presented in partnership with Concrete Theatre.

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION

A chance to connect with peers socially to continue the conversation.   

Date: May 14, 2018
Facilitator: Wade King (Director, Safe Disclosure and Human Rights, University of Alberta)                  

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN THE ARTS

The panel shared their voice and perspective on the different points in their careers and unique positions on diversity.

Date: October 2, 2017
Event Partners: Alberta Aboriginal Arts, Alberta Workers’ Health Centre, Azimuth Theatre, and The Maggie Tree
Keynote Speech: Jovanni Sy, Artistic Director of Richmond’s Gateway Theatre
Discussion Panel: Nasra Adem, Marian Brant, Hunter Cardinal, Chris Dodd, Julie Ferguson, Christine Frederick, and Mieko Ouchi
Moderator: Gina Puntil
Territory Welcome and Blessing: Lewis Cardinal