4x4 Festival Overview

AN OFF-ROAD EVENT OF WOMEN DIRECTORS
October 26 to November 22, 2009

As part of Nightwood Theatre’s 30th Anniversary Season, the 4x4 Festival marked a momentous occasion for the company.  The Festival and Director’s Summit, drawing upwards of 16,000 audience members and 150 delegates from across Canada, was created to:

1.  Put a Spotlight on the Female Director via Production

2.  Promote Artistic Directgor Candidates and Emerging Talent

3.  To provide Exceptional Training opportunities for Established and Emerging Directors

4.  To ignite Discourse on Leadership and the Art of Interpretation in Canada and Internationally

The festival showcased the talents of four of Canada’s top women directors in four productions.  The shows, culled from the international repertoire of plays by women, represent some of the finest contemporary voices writing for the world stage.

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PRESS RELEASES

4x4 Festival Press Release.pdf

4x4 Directors Summit and Joy Rides Press Release.pdf

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