Theatre inspiraTO is presenting a special limited run performance + education series in the first week in April. Writing a ten-minute play is not as easy as it looks! Learn about the nuance and craft of writing an engaging ten-minute play. Listen to director’s talk about their craft. If you want to be a theatre creator in this art form or simply be inspired – this is your chance.
Theatre inspiraTO Festival
Performance + Education series
April 5-7, 2018, Alumnae Studio Theatre
Artistic Director’s Showcase / All About Her
An ensemble cast will perform 6 ten-minute plays (written and directed by Artistic Director, Dominik Loncar) and previously produced at various times at inspiraTO. All the plays will be performed at Alumnae’s Studio Theatre and reflect this season’s theme: All About Her. This is a limited run with a special focus on learning how to write and create a ten-minute play.
Artistic Director’s Showcase: 6 plays in one show:
The Marionette Maker’s
Written by Dominik Loncar (all plays have been previously produced at inspiraTO over its 13 year history)
Thurs Apr. 5 – 8 pm
Fri Apr. 6 – 8 pm
Sat. Apr. 7 – 2 and 8 pm
Director’s TalkBacks series after the Thursday and Friday shows. Previous director’s share their tips on directing a ten-minute play with Q & A. Free.
Artistic Director’s Playwriting Workshop, Sat. April 7: 2:30 - 5:30 pm, Alumnae Studio Theatre
Attend this special playwriting workshop led by Dominik Loncar highlighting his approach to writing a ten-minute play (using plays in the Artistic Director’s Showcase as case studies). This is more than just a typical workshop as participants will have seen the works performed on stage and will have a greater appreciation as to what works. Dominik will lead a candid discussion of each play, what worked and share his insight into the ten-minute play art form as well as offer exercises to kick start participants creativity. Participants should attend one performance beforehand (Apr. 5, 6 or Apr. 7 at 2 pm) to get maximum benefit. Limited space. Don’t miss it.
Bonus: All participants will get an electronic copy of the scripts!
TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM MARCH 1
Performances: $20/ $15
Workshop, April 7, 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm:
*With purchase of a performance, $30 Without a performance purchase, $55
*This performance + education series was created to encourage more Canadian artist to be creators of the ten-minute play art form and made possible by the generous support of inspiraTO’s sponsors and supporters.