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Practical Tools & Approaches to Meeting Your Equity, Representation, and Inclusion Goals

  • DATE: May 5 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
  • FEE: FREE for Members / FREE for Non-Members
  • VENUE: PACT Zoom
  • ACCESS: Automated captions
  • OPEN TO: All

A free-wheeling conversation about MEANINGFUL equity, diversity and inclusion objectives, and how resources like CultureBrew.Art (CBA) can help meet them.

The panel includes: 

  • Stephanie Wong (she/her): Born in Hong Kong, Stephanie Wong is a multidisciplinary director, producer, performer, designer, and creator based on the ancestral and unceded lands of the x?m?θkw?y??m, Skwxwú7mesh, and S?l?ílw?ta? peoples. A graduate of Studio 58's Acting Program, and the Associate Artistic Director of re:Naissance Opera, she honours the intersections of her professional and personal experience by amplifying stories of culture, connection, and coexistence.
  • James MacDonald (he/him): Since 2016, James MacDonald has been the artistic director of Western Canada Theatre on traditional, unceded Secwepemc territory in Kamloops. He has worked in the theatre as a director, actor, educator, and administrator since 1989.
  • Daviorr Snipes: the Director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion for the Stratford Festival Theatre. He is originally from Atlanta, Georgia where he was the Director of EDI and student access programming for the Alliance Theatre.
  • Chris (C.E.) Gatchalian: playwright, author, dramaturge and editor who divides his time between Tkaronto ("Toronto") and unceded Coast Salish Territories ("Vancouver"). He is the Community Engagement Producer for CultureBrew.Art (CBA). 

The event is moderated by:

  • Valerie Sing Turner: a multidisciplinary artist who performs, writes, directs, dramaturges, and produces. The founder/Co-Artistic Producer of Visceral Visions, a Vancouver-based company that develops and produces new work by BIPOC artists. Valerie is also founder and creative visionary of CultureBrew.Art.

Part of PACT's Online Learning Days