Expanding the possibilities
of performance

Summer Season
May-Sept 2020

A sign posted in a city park that reads Artists At Work photo by Henry Chan

SummerWorks Lab Residencies

Dance / Interdisciplinary / Live Art / Music / Theatre


in association with the Stratford Festival Lab


Venue
Zoom


August 13, 5:00 PM

August 14, 1:00 PM

August 14, 5:00 PM

August 15, 5:00 PM

August 16, 1:00 PM

August 16, 5:00 PM


A sign posted in a city park that reads Artists At Work photo by Henry Chan

To make the most of our time at home, the SummerWorks Lab is hosting a cohort of artists-in-(their-own)-residence to support the research, development, and thinking through of new performance works. Drawn from proposals in response to the original 2020 summer Festival call for submissions, these artists receive financial, logistical, and curatorial support as they explore and expand their ideas.

Public Showings and Events

From August 13-16, artists will be opening up their at-home studios to share their process and the work they are developing in their residency. Unless indicated, all events will be taking place on Zoom – register to have a link sent to you via email. Select showings and events will also be available to view via our Facebook Live.

August 13 at 5:00 PM
Process sharing and conversation with Eshan Rafi & Jessica Karuhanga >>register here

August 14 at 1:00 PM
Artist talk and process sharing with Alexa Mardon & Erika Mitsuhashi >>register here

August 14 at 5:00 PM
Kama La Mackerel shares an excerpt from ZOM-FAM followed by a Q&A >>register here

August 15 at 5:00 PM
Excerpt performance of The Monster from Inside the Third Dimension, from Anand Rajaram & Eric Woolfe, followed by a VR Hubs Demo and Q & A >>register here

August 16 at 1:00 PM
Double Bill: Liz Peterson & Fan Wu perform excerpts from alias to be dared + a pre-recorded interview with Shira Leuchter & Calla Hanratty >>register here

August 16 at 5:00 PM
Double Bill: Live screenings of dance films by Winchester Prize winners Haley Dimeck & Maria Isabel Solgado followed by a Q&A >>register here

Artists in Residence

Neema Bickersteth & Nikki Shaffeeullah
Haley Dimeck*
Jaz Fairy J
Frances Koncan
Kama La Mackerel & Teiya Kasahara
Shira Leuchter & Calla Hanratty
Alexa Mardon & Erika Mitsuhashi
Philip Nozuka & Jill Connell
Gislina Patterson & Davis Plett
Liz Peterson & Fan Wu
Eshan Rafi & Jessica Karuhanga
Anand Rajaram & Eric Woolfe (in collaboration with Neha Ross, Brandon Kleinman, and Dhwani Chotalia)
Diana Reyes & Miquelon Rodriguez
Khadijah Salawu
Maria Isabel Salgado*

Artistic Supports: Karthy Chin, Aria Evans, Ange Loft, Tawiah M’Carthy Donna-Michelle St. Bernard, ted witzel


*Haley Dimeck and Maria Isabel Salgado are recipients of the 2020 Winchester Prize, their residencies and mentorship with choreographer Denise Fujiwara are offered as part of this prize, in partnership with the School of Toronto Dance Theatre.


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All SummerWorks Lab Residency showings will include ASL interpretation and live captioning except for Anand Rajaram & Eric Woolfe which will have captioning only.


Part of the SummerWorks Lab programming – a place for exploration, experimentation, and process. In the Lab, you can experience new works in development from artists exploring new possibilities in performance.