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On asking more questions

I’ve been trying a lot of new things in my two classes this semester. Last week I wrote about some changes I’ve made to the way I handle in-class performance work in my 20th century theatre course, which is primarily for English Lit students. 1,264 more words

Successes And Failures

On "Red Forest" by Belarus Free Theatre

Belarus Free Theatre is an extraordinary company. Political dissidents working in exile, making performance that fights oppression and dictatorship in their home state, many of the members of the company have suffered at best job loss and at worst arrest, detainment, and threat simply as a result of their choice to use theatre as the public platform for free and open speech against injustice that it always ought to be. 1,876 more words


On teaching as "practice"

Last night I participated on a panel at Birkbeck, University of London, speaking to students on the Master’s course in Text and Performance (from which I graduated in 1999!) about the relationship between scholarship and artistic practice in the academy. 1,276 more words

Teaching In Public

Upcoming: In Spirit

by Tara Beagan

Direction by Tara Beagan
Starring Sera-Lys McArthur
Production Design by Andy Moro
Stage Management by Mike Lewandowski

Touring Western Canada in January/February 2014… 219 more words

Projection Design

Free As Injuns: Familial, political, and emotional tensions reach a breaking point in Tara Beagan's Aboriginal interpretation of Desire Under The Elms

Tara Beagan’s FREE AS INJUNS – Directed by Ruth Madoc-Jones – A Native Earth Performing Arts Production at the Buddies In Bad Times Theatre

Rating: ★★★★ 809 more words

Up-coming Events at Kogawa House‏ - Vancouver Sundays Nov-Dec

On Sundays from 2pm – 4pm
I will be hosting writers at Kogawa House. Some are writers I know, some I’ve invited to get to know. 451 more words

Literary Events