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ClimateAct : An Open Play Reading
December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
In Tandem Arts and 350Vermont are hosting a Climate Change Theatre Action at Main Street Landing’s Black Box Theater. Aligned with COP25 (25th United Nations Convention on Climate Change), the event is a theater forum for climate change dialogue and an open reading of short plays.
NO PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Actors, non-actors and viewers are ALL WELCOME.
Actors will choose from 15 different dramatic, experimental and/or comedic pieces to perform (through a sign-up process). Viewers will gain perspective through exposure to cultural vantage points from around the globe. Viewers will gain perspective on the issue through exposure to cultural vantage points from around the globe. Participants should plan to come at 6 pm to prepare for the reading. Viewers come at 7 pm and grab a seat!
Curated by In Tandem Arts, the plays are selected from a collection of 50 original works that address an aspect of climate change by playwrights representing 25 different cultures:
Chantal Bilodeau – HOMO SAPIENS
Elyne Quan – POND LIFE
Stephen Sewell – NEW MICHAEL
Angella Emurwon – BARE SPACES
Katie Pearl – APPRECIATION
Lynn Rosen – DOT TO DOT TO DOT
MaryAnn Karanja – UN-CURSE
Vinicius Jatobá – YOU SHOULD KNOW BETTER
Marcia Johnson – SINGLE USE
Kendra Fanconi – IDEA MOOSE
Amahl Khouri – OH HOW WE LOVED OUR TUNA
Catherine Banks – THE PROJECT HOPE
Kasaya Manulevu – THE CALL
Sarena Parmar – THE RUBIK’S CUBE SOLUTION
Hiro Kanagawa – GAIA
E.M. Lewis – START WHERE YOU ARE
FREE EVENT ~ DONATIONS WELCOME ~ SPECIAL THANKS TO 350VERMONT ~ SPONSORED BY MAIN STREET LANDING CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS.
6:00 pm Warm-up and Games
6:30 pm Prep for performers
7:00 pm Welcome and Guest Speakers
7:15-9:00 pm The Plays