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November 1, 2022 - November 8, 2022

Digital Conversation Series

In the spirit of deepening global artistic connections & conversations, join us two casual panel discussions that welcome inspiring artistic movers, shakers, fighters, and dreamers. In conversation with Kayleigh (2022 Conversations Series Curator), guests Davey Samuel Calderon (he/they) and Linda Pitt (she/her) share their current goings-on, artistic interests, challenges and dreams for the future.

The Conversation Series takes place online on Zoom. You have to register in advance. You'll have to Zoom to participate, but you won't need to have your own account. Ensure your Zoom is up-to-date.

Conversations will run for approximately 45 minutes. 

**CONVERSATION 1 - PLAYWRITING SUPPORT: ENGAGING COMMUNITY AS A DRAMATURGICAL TOOL **with Davey Samuel Calderon & Kayleigh Sandomirsky

  • ​Tuesday November 1st, 7PM - 8PM PST
  • VIRTUAL (on Zoom)
  • By donation

​Join a conversation with Davey Samuel Calderon (Playwrights Theatre Centre's Dramaturg, Public Engagement) on the possibilities community-engaged playwriting or theatre creation can yield for theatre artists. Drawing from Davey's experience as both dramaturg and playwright, learn how to create support networks and key relationships with community when creating a new socially-conscious theatre project. Featuring Davey's current work in development using community-centred values, Deep Fried: A Pinoy Musical!, discover the communities that can inspire you in your next play.

**CONVERSATION 2 - ARTS MARKETING 101: HOW TO GET BUTTS IN SEATS **with Linda Pitt & Kayleigh Sandomirsky 

  • ​Tuesday November 8th, 7PM-8PM PST
  • VIRTUAL (on Zoom)
  • By donation

What do the behind the scenes arts jobs entail? Who gets an audience out to see the show and how do they do it? Arts marketing and communications specialist Linda Pitt gives you an insight into the life of an arts administrator while offering marketing and communication tools and tips for your next production.