'Vignettes' was a creative workshop series facilitated by artists Bethany Simons and Sarah Eastman. Over 10 weeks, the series was designed to connect participants with a community of local women.
April 30 - June 18, 2021
Claymore Community Centre
STORIES OF WOMEN
A view inside the beautiful worlds we imagine for ourselves.
20 - 29 May 2021
Co-presented by Milk Crate Theatre & Shopfront Arts Co-op
Directed by Margot Politis and Natalie Rose
In 2015 news broke in the Waterloo Housing community that residents would have to move from their homes, due to plans for development in the area. Three years later and these residents – some of whom have lived in the Estate for many years – have still received no certain information as to where they will be “relocated”, let alone when.
Who or what determines our lot in life? How do we get to where we are? Is it all a consequence of the choices we make? Or is it determined by something bigger than us … Fate? God? The Universe?
An incredible transfixing gaze unsettles us in our seats. We listen to testimonies of inequality and how the performers have negotiated the terrain of their lives.
FEAST - CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT
Working in collaboration with Theatre of the Oppressed NYC's Founder and Director, Katy Rubin, the Milk Crate Theatre artists developed a new Forum Theatre work from their own lived experiences of homelessness and the surrounding issues.
Not every house is a home and not every home is one that you feel safe in...
NO PLACE LIKE
Journey through dark and beautiful territory to explore the relationship we have with our most precious possession - our mind.