2021 Lab

Directors Lab North’s 2021 Lab was held from June 14 – 20, 2021. Due to ongoing precautions related to Covid-19, all sessions were conducted virtually.

Lab Topics

with Kimberley Rampersad, Luke Reece, Jasmine Chen and ted witzel

Indigenous Dramaturgy & Decolonizing Rehearsal Spaces
with Lindsay Lachance and Deneh’Cho Thompson

Flausen/What Stories Do We Tell?
with Chang Nai Wen and Winfried Wrede

Why Not Theatre
with Miriam Fernandes

Devised Theatre
with Eric Rose

Henry G20/Luminato
with Christine Brubaker, Neta Rose, Laura Philipps, Debbie Deer, Constantine X. Anastakis, Jacob Niedzwiecki and Luke Garwood

Artist Talk
with Yael Farber

Playwrights Project
with Djanet Sears and her play “Harlem Duet”

Lab Participants

Aaron Jan
Ahmed Ashour
Aimee Greenberg
Alexandra Haddad
Andrew Watring
Anita Smith
Brian Fruits
Bryn Kennedy
Camille Intson
Charlotte Sofia Garraway
Cydney Uffindell-Phillips
Elizabeth Stepkowski Tarhan
Gabe Maharjan
Geoff Whynot
Geoffrey Arndt
Jessica Ammirati
Jordan M. Burns
Lucas Skjaret
Margareth Cruz
Maria-Fernanda Rios
Marie-Claire Marcotte
Molly Beatrice
Murdoch Schon
Patrick Blenkarn
Rosa Laborde
S.E. Grummett
Shira Helena Gitlin
Valerie Planche

Lab Actors

Beau Dixon and Starr Domingue

Stage Manager Extraordinaire

Gloria Mok
Assistant Stage Manager Extraordinaire

Brianna Unger

DLN is grateful to its supporters

Thank you to the Toronto Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts.