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2016 IWD Message from Artistic Director, Kelly Thornton

2016 IWD Message from Artistic Director, Kelly Thornton

Posted 03.08.16 | By Kelly Thornton | Comments

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #PledgeForParity. It asks us to rally around the idea of making a tangible commitment. It confronts a global challenge through the vast connectivity we accomplish through social media. By clicking a button on a website, as a gesture, you can add your name to the list. So many of us know the drill, signing petitions for social justice, as we want to believe we can change the world one signature at a time.

But is this enough?

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Helping Women Settle for Less in Canadian Theatre

Helping Women Settle for Less in Canadian Theatre

Posted 03.07.15 | By Kelly Thornton | Comments
Did I make you look? Good.

Of course I am winking at you, but I am also deadly serious.


The official theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is MAKE IT HAPPEN.  It’s a global call to END violence against women; to confront pay equity; to guard the human rights of women, guarantee safe and OPEN access to education; and promote women in leadership - in the corporate sector, in government and yes, in the ARTS.


I put it to Canadian Theatres to turn the tides of gender inequity on our stages. MAKE IT HAPPEN!

 

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PGC interviews Kelly Thornton

PGC interviews Kelly Thornton

Posted 01.11.15 | By Sally Stubbs and Kelly Thornton | Comments

I often say it takes five years to write a play and one night to kill it. This is cynical yes but it can also be very true. In what is often a ruthless environment of media criticism, the first reviews can make or break any future for the work. I began to ask myself how could we fortify the work before its world premiere?

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HER2 Trailer Video!

HER2 Trailer Video!

Posted 01.09.15 | By Michelle Alexander | Comments

Our trailer video for HER2 featuring excerpts from the show including Monica Dottor’s fabulous choreography!

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Playwright Maja Ardal talks about HER2

Playwright Maja Ardal talks about HER2

Posted 12.29.14 | By Michelle Alexander | Comments

Maja Ardal talks to Nightwood about her first few days in rehearsal for HER2...

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