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Forward March Schedule

Forward March Festival: Breaking Form
Monday March 23rd, 2020
10am – 6pm

Welcome & Registration

10:15am -11:30am
Panel Discussion: Breaking Form in TYA

Moderator: Lisa Marie DiLiberto
Artistic Director of Theatre Direct Canada
Co-Creator of Tale of a Town


Bilal Baig – Co-director & Co-choreographer of Eraser, Creative Writing Facilitator

Jeff Ho – Playwright of Antigone (Young People’s Theatre), Writer’s Circle Facilitator (Paprika Festival)

Shira Leuchter Creative Director, UnSpun Theatre

 Rhiannon Collett, Playwright of The Kissing Game

11:30am – 11:45am Break

11:45am – 1pm

Resident Emerging Artists Excerpts + Empathy Squad Podcasts    

Content by Alec Toller + Slipstich by Lily Scriven
Chess Clown Show by Rose Tuong + Authentic Chinese by Lucy Lu

1pm – 2pm
Break (lunch provided)

2pm – 3:15pm
Resident Emerging Artists Excerpts + Empathy Squad Podcasts

Vincent Leblanc Beaudoin & Rory de Brouwer’s Lord of the Flies Adaptation 
Lifelong Learning by Karen Young
Give ‘em hell by Madeleine Brown + Reputation by Charlotte de Sousa

3:15pm -3:30pm

3:30pm – 4:30pm
Speed Dating
Aimed at sparking new collaborations across disciplines, Speed Dating will offer a platform for emerging artists and creators to engage in discussions about their artistic practice and upcoming projects. 

4:30pm – 6pm