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Writers Need Not Work Alone!Jumblies Theatre, Toronto | ON

Join Liz Rucker for a two-day workshop on writing with others in community settings.
Drawing on nearly 20 years of experience in collaborative creation in professional and community settings, Liz will introduce participants to non-solitudinal word-smithing approaches to creating original stories, poetry and plays with people who don’t identify as artists, with a focus on inclusive dramaturgy in large community projects.
Open to: writers and other artists and community-makers with interest and/or experience in community-engaged arts practice.

Date: May 9th and 10th 2014
Location: The Ground Floor, 132 Fort York Boulevard, Toronto
Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm each day (arrive between 9:30 & 10:00 am for morning snack and conversation)
Cost: $100
Some subsidies available where cost is a barrier, as well as for Jumblies current artists, interns and staff (contact us for details,
Maximum capacity: 20
Morning snacks, coffee and tea provided. Bring your own lunches.

Liz Rucker is a playwright and performer who has realized numerous open theatre collaborations with artistic and diverse communities in Canada and abroad. Liz graduated from York University in Playwrighting in 1996. Following a play creation and performance period as a founding member of Number Eleven Theatre, Liz’s collaborations expanded to include entire local communities and people of diverse backgrounds and life experience. Liz became an Associate Artist with Jumblies Theatre in 2004, a relationship that has grown and continues to the present day. Under Jumblies’ mentorship, she developed large-scale projects with ARTS4ALL, a Jumblies Offshoot, including Your Name is Written in the Sky (2004), We Live Here (2009) and I Was A Brave Child (2013). In 2009, she became the Artistic Director of Arts4All. Liz’s other notable collaborations have taken place at Bloorview Kids Rehab, Cosmic Birdfeeder and Spiral Gardens from 2001- 2010; with England’s Claque Theatre; and as playwright for the Two Places Project with the community of Makkovik, Labrador.

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