Producing in a Pandemic
May 29th from 1:00pm-3:00pm EST to be confirmed
Join Theatre Passe Muraille’s Artistic Director Marjorie Chan and Managing Director Régine Cadet for a discussion about how they have continued to produce new work as a digital season, and support artists in their community during the pandemic.
Tech Requirements: This workshop will be held on Zoom.
Access: Rev captions for this workshop will be available if selected at registration. If you require further access supports to participate please contact FOLDA’s Access Manager Clayton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Régine has been the Managing Director at Theatre Passe Muraille (TPM) for the past 7 years. She came to TPM after twelve years with MAI (Montréal, Arts Interculturels), a multidisciplinary presenter and incubator for the development of intercultural and culturally specific work, where she held the position of Artistic and Executive Director for seven years. Régine has been an integral member of the arts community in Montréal and in Toronto. She is currently the Chair of the TAPA (Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts) board of directors. Régine holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Certificate in Professional Accounting and has a background in dance. She is the cofounder of EKSPRESYON a Montreal based dance company focusing on Haitian dance.
MARJORIE CHAN 陳以珏
Marjorie is currently the Artistic Director of Theatre Passe Muraille, where she places access, community, innovation and collaboration at the forefront of the company’s approach. As a theatre and opera artist, she works variously as writer, director and dramaturge as well as in the intersection of these forms and roles. Her work has been seen and performed in the United States, Scotland, Hong Kong, Russia and across Canada. Marjorie has been nominated for 9 Dora Awards and is the recipient of four (3 for writing, 1 for performance). She has also received the K.M. Hunter Artist’s Award in Theatre, the Entertainment World Award for Best New Work, a Harold Award, as well as the George Luscombe Award for Mentorship. She has been artist-in-residence with Factory Theatre, Banff Playwrights’ Lab, Tapestry Opera, Cahoots Theatre, Theatre Centre (with 6th Man Collective), Theatre Direct Canada, SUNY (Geneseo, New York) and Theatre du Pif (Hong Kong). Marjorie was born in Toronto to Hong Kong immigrants and lives in the East End of Toronto.