The second year of the Lab, held May 31st – June 3rd, 2012 at the Tarragon Theatre in downtown Toronto was another success. 25 directors from all over Canada, the US and Germany dedicated 4 days to exploring ideas, sharing knowledge, and igniting inspiration for the theatre.
with Brad Fraser
Masterclass: The Director as Dramaturg in New Works
with Nina Lee Aquino
Masterclass: The Theatre in Canada
with Matthew Jocelyn
Preparing a Script
with Eda Holmes
Artistic Director Panel
with Philip Akin, Brendan Healey and Tina Rasmussen
with Cami Koo, Jung-Hye Kim, Michelle Ramsey, Thomas Ryder Payne, Ken MacKenzie, Richard Lee and Lyon Smith
In the pictures below: Brad Fraser speaks to the Lab about the Playwright/Director Relationship (1). Matthew Jocelyn discusses the state of the theatre in Canada (2). The Artistic Director Panel with panelists Philip Akin, Tina Rasmussen and Brendan Healey (3). A moment from Nina Lee Aquino’s Masterclass on the Director as Dramaturg (4). Fellow Lab Members during “Shared Sessions”, a series of workshops where Lab members share knowledge and techniques with the Lab. Topics this year ranged from Laban to Shakespeare (5-9).
Michelle Hawkings Jones
Annie G. Levy
DLN is grateful to its supporters
Special thanks to Shelly Meichenbaum our weekend volunteer, and our dedicated Steering Committee Stephanie Graham, Andrew Lamb and Rupal Shah.
Special thank you to Tarragon Theatre for their continued generous donation of their rehearsal spaces to house the second year of the Lab.