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ArtFare Essentials 2018 (Jumblies Theatre)

January 26th – February 1st, 2018
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What is it?

  • “An intensive workshop on the principles and practices of art that engages with and creates community;
  • A 6-day exhilarating experiential journey of learning and artmaking;
  • Everything (or many things!) you need to know to launch your own project;
  • Open to artists from all forms and traditions and others with an interest in community-engaged arts;
  • A blend of presentations, discussions, hands-on activities, creative explorations and take-home resources;
  • Lead by Ruth Howard, Artistic Director of Jumblies Theatre, with other co-facilitators and guest artists;
  • Adaptable to diverse partnerships, contexts, interests and regions across Canada.

Topics include:

  • Definitions, values & core principles
  • Guiding and safeguarding your vision
  • Project start-up & basics
  • Partnerships (cross-sector)
  • Budgets, resources and grants
  • Arts-based and oral history research
  • Facilitation
  • Aesthetics and ethics
  • Interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Creative processes
  • Cross-cultural collaboration
  • Conflict and challenges
  • History of community plays/arts
  • Evaluation and documentation
  • Legacy and sustainability
  • Others according to partners’ interests

Cost: $300
(limited sliding scale and work exchanges places available)
Snacks and some meals provided.

Accommodation: For out of town registrants, we can help you find free or affordable billets.

Certification: Attendees will receive a certificate of completion from the Jumblies Studio.

This workshop can also be adapted for other Ontario and Canadian locations.

If you are interested in attending or in bringing a workshop to your community, please get in touch with Jumblies Theatre.”

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Upcoming ArtFare Essentials Workshops (Jumbiles Theatre, Toronto)

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Dates: December 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 2016; January 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 2017
Times: 9:30 to 5:30 daily, with optional evening events and end party
Location: The Ground Floor, 132 Fort York Blvd. with excursions to other sites

What is it?
• An introduction to principles and practices of art that engages with and creates community,
• Everything (or many things!) you need to know to start your own community arts project,
• An orientation to potential future work, internships or micro-grant projects with Jumblies,
• A coming-together of artists, arts managers, cultural workers and others interested in community-engaged arts, of varied ages, experiences and backgrounds, from Toronto, across Canada and abroad.
• An integrated mix of presentation, discussion, hands-on activity, creative exploration, site visits and takehome
resources,
• A fun, inspirational, thought-provoking, immersive 6-day experience.

Topics covered include:
• Definitions, terms and guiding principles
• Project envisioning and planning
• Partnerships
• Research (e.g. arts and story-based, oral history)
• Facilitation
• Aesthetics and ethics
• Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural collaboration
• Diversity (age, culture, class, ability) and inclusion
• Navigating conflicts and challenges
• History of Jumblies, Offshoots, community arts
• Evaluation and documentation
• Legacy and sustainability

Facilitators: Ruth Howard (Jumblies Artistic Director), with other Jumblies staff and Offshoot associates, and some special guest artists and presenters.
Cost: $300 (much appreciated if you can afford it, and some subsidized places are available – please ask)
Meals: Some are provided, some are pot-luck, some are bring-your-own
Certification: Attendees will receive a certificate of completion from the Jumblies Studio
We can also support out-of-town attendees through finding free or affordable accommodation, and sometimes through travel subsidies and bursaries, connected with specific funding programs (e.g. our current Youth Artist Exchange).

This workshop is respected in Toronto and across Canada as a qualification for community arts employment and funding.

For more information please contact: info@jumbliestheatre.org or 416 203 8428″

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Artfare Essentials Workshop – Registration! (Jumblies, Dec. 12-18, Toronto)

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Jumblies is about to hold our annual Toronto 6-day Artfare Essentials workshop from December 12 to 18 (day off Dec. 15). We are almost full up, but are taking names for final places, starting a waiting list and might offer it again in February if there is sufficient interest.

You can read more about it here:
http://www.jumbliestheatre.org/jumblies/artfare-essentials
And download an application form here:
http://www.jumbliestheatre.org/jumblies/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Artfare-Essentials.docx

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