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We carry out performance research into the theory and practice of postmarginality

Postmarginal begins a new series of performance research labs, “Alternative Dramaturgies”. Inspired by The Centre Cannot Hold’s ideas on the hybridity of artistic disciplines and marginalities, the first edition — “Marginality, Meaning and Technologies” — takes place between October 2023 and March 2024. Participants are united around the idea that atypical physical and neurological experiences […]

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January 2, 2024

Alternative Dramaturgies: Marginality, Senses and Technologies (Alt|D)

Postmarginal begins a new series of performance research labs, “Alternative Dramaturgies”. Inspired by The Centre Cannot Hold’s ideas on the hybridity of artistic…

In the heart of Alberta’s capital, Edmonton (amiskwaciwâskahikan), a collective of 15 diverse artists, academics, and cultural workers are preparing a transformative four-day event for the performing arts. This unique gathering will run from May 22nd to 25th, 2024, and will be hosted by the University of Alberta’s Department of Drama and MacEwan University.  Creative

Experiments in Difference: The Aesthetics and Ethics of Inclusive Performing Arts Read More »

January 2, 2024

Experiments in Difference: The Aesthetics and Ethics of Inclusive Performing Arts

In the heart of Alberta’s capital, Edmonton (amiskwaciwâskahikan), a collective of 15 diverse artists, academics, and cultural workers are preparing a transformative four-day…

In a world that constantly evolves, organizations must adapt and grow to stay relevant and meaningful, however we ask ourselves at what cost and to whom? In September 2023, Postmarginal embarked on a three-month period of organizational transformation. The focus? To rekindle our vision and values while decentralizing the organizational structure. To help build our

Indigenous Perspectives of Governance Read More »

January 1, 2024

Indigenous Perspectives of Governance

In a world that constantly evolves, organizations must adapt and grow to stay relevant and meaningful, however we ask ourselves at what cost…

In the landscape of the performing arts, the intersection between live performance and technology has become a captivating realm of exploration. From October 23rd to October 27th, the talented team of artists and researchers at Alternative Dramaturgies: Marginality, the Senses and Technology (Alt|D) are embarking on a five-day journey, delving into the realms of binaural

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October 24, 2023

Alternative Dramaturgies: October Workshop

In the landscape of the performing arts, the intersection between live performance and technology has become a captivating realm of exploration. From October…

The “Subject and Creation” Workshops are continuing this year. From January 22 to 25, 2020, Postmarginal was at the National Theatre School for a project with Diversité artistique Montréal and their theatre and film audition series that features artists of diverse cultural origins. The workshop was facilitated by Postmarginal’s Peter Farbridge in conjunction with director

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February 3, 2020

“Subject and Creation” Workshop in Montreal

The “Subject and Creation” Workshops are continuing this year. From January 22 to 25, 2020, Postmarginal was at the National Theatre School for…

On the heels of a successful second production in Vancouver (BC) last June, plans are currently underway to bring the Postmarginal Laborarium to Edmonton, Alberta in the spring of 2020. The Laborarium was launched in 2018 as a new physical space for rethinking inclusiveness in Canadian theatre. Part laboratory and part symposium, the Laborarium’s main

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July 19, 2019

The Postmarginal Laborarium in Edmonton, AB

On the heels of a successful second production in Vancouver (BC) last June, plans are currently underway to bring the Postmarginal Laborarium to…

Postmarginal was honoured to be represented at the Canadian Association of Theatre Research’s national conference (CATR2019) from June 3-6, 2019 at the UBC campus in Vancouver.   At the panel session on June 4th, Dr. Diana Manole, Dr. Yana Meerzon, Guillaume Saindon and Dr. Henry Daniel presented papers on research related to the aims of Postmarginal.

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June 15, 2019

CATR2019 Conference – Vancouver, BC

Postmarginal was honoured to be represented at the Canadian Association of Theatre Research’s national conference (CATR2019) from June 3-6, 2019 at the UBC…

Postmarginal was honoured to be represented at the Canadian Association of Theatre Research’s national conference (CATR2019) from June 3-6, 2019 at the UBC campus in Vancouver.   At the panel session on June 4th, Dr. Diana Manole, Dr. Yana Meerzon, Guillaume Saindon and Dr. Henry Daniel presented papers on research related to the aims of Postmarginal.

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June 15, 2019

CATR2019 Conference – Vancouver, BC

Postmarginal was honoured to be represented at the Canadian Association of Theatre Research’s national conference (CATR2019) from June 3-6, 2019 at the UBC…

After its very successful Montreal inauguration in May of 2018, a second “Laborarium” was held on June 1 and 2, 2019 at the SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts in Vancouver, British Columbia.  A Laborarium is an experiential learning event designed to rethink inclusivity in the rehearsal hall. Designed to be tailored to the needs

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June 4, 2019

Laborarium 2019 – Vancouver, BC

After its very successful Montreal inauguration in May of 2018, a second “Laborarium” was held on June 1 and 2, 2019 at the…

A new edition of "Subject and Creation" was held in Montreal, Quebec at Théâtre Espace Libre from January 22 to January 25, 2019, supported by Artistic Diversity Montreal's Diversity Auditions.  Facilitated by Artistic Director Soheil Parsa, twelve actors from nine different ethnocultural backgrounds set to explore "how their cultural and personal differences could inspire a

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March 18, 2019

"Subject and Creation" in Montreal, QC

A new edition of "Subject and Creation" was held in Montreal, Quebec at Théâtre Espace Libre from January 22 to January 25, 2019,…

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