If you stumble, make it part of the dance. Improvisation allows you to adapt and overcome!
This adult class is for those looking to develop confidence, creative-thinking and collaborative skills. Using improv exercises and games, participants will have fun while improving upon public speaking, communication and freeing imagination. AND it’s not just for laughs! These transferable skills can help you combat nerves, adjust to change, handle conflict and share opinions effectively, teaching you how to read a room and enhance the energy within it. Issac Asimov said, To succeed, planning alone is insufficient. One must improvise as well.
5pm - 6pm
Scene Writing 101
A writing workshop for adults interested in learning the basics of theatrical writing.
Starting with a focus on character creation, dialogue and structure, participants will explore their dramatic edge in both partner and solo work.
Using prompts, creativity exercises and images, each writer will work to create an original short scene and grow their innovative storytelling toolbox.
A one-day professional development symposium for festival & event organizers, staff, board members, and volunteers. The day will include a keynote speaker, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities. This will be a unique opportunity for attendees to gain insights from successful organizers and to meet key members of the festival & events community.
We look forward to seeing you there!
All Digits on Deck
Building digital arts services for collective impact
As technology progressively transforms every facet of society, there is a pressing need for the arts and culture sector to jointly take ownership of its own digital futures.
From March 15-20, 2019, the 2019 Digital Arts Services Symposium / Symposium des services d’arts numériques (DASSAN19) offers constructive, cross-sectoral dialogues and alliance-building opportunities inspired by pioneering keynote speakers, community salon sessions, professional industry exchanges, hackathon competition with a $5,000 grand prize, and a bootcamp for fledgling devotees to the digital world.
Proudly presented by ArtsPond in association with Agilo Arts and BeMused Network, DASSAN19 is designed to nurture valuable insights for both emerging and experienced producers and technologists alike, with the goal of building a critical digital practice within the arts and culture sector in Canada.
DASSAN19 is generously funded by the Digital Strategy Fund at Canada Council for the Ar