The Lab’s sixth year, held June 8th – 12th, 2016 at the Tarragon Theatre in downtown Toronto, successfully united an international contingent of 30 directors from Canada, the USA and Europe, with a mandate to explore ideas, share knowledge and inspire creativity for the theatre.
Artistic Direction and Transitions
with Albert Schultz
with Peter Hinton
with Jeanette Lambermont-Morey
with Morris Panych
with Jane Johansen
with Richard Rose
New Play Development
with David Yee, Nina Lee Aquino, Kelly Thornton and Andrea Romaldi
with Bill Shmuck
with Beth Kates and Ben Chaisson
Lab Members also participated in “Shared Sessions”, a series of workshops where Lab members share knowledge and techniques with the Lab. Topics this year ranged from Devising, SynthAnalysis, Co-direction to Forum Theatre. We also took a field trip to the Shaw Festival to see Alice in Wonderland.
Dian Marie Bridge
Robert A. K. Gonyo
Chang Nai Wen
Stage management by Daniel Bennett
DLN is grateful to its supporters
Special thanks to the Tarragon Theatre for their continued generous donation of their rehearsal spaces to house the sixth year of the Lab.
Thanks to the Shaw Festival for assisting us with our field trip.
A special thank you to Playwrights Canada Press.
A huge thanks to the Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council for funding the Lab this year.