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“Q2Q-2: Refusing the queer monolith” featuring Makram Ayache, Elena Eli Belyea, Yolanda Bonnell, Chris Gatchalian, Nick Green, Santiago Guzmán, Darrin Hagen, Daniel MacIvor, and Natalie Meisner
December 6, 2021 @ 12:00 am - December 10, 2021 @ 12:00 am ESTFree
What does it mean to actively question what binds us as a queer theatre community and instead support multiple and often overlapping queer communities? How do we create environments that support division without being divisive?
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Events with PGC Members:
Immigrant Queer Identity
Monday, December 6th 2021
Immigrant queer self. Physical and distant relationships. The idea of belonging. Adaptation in community. Language barrier/enrichment. Culture shock. Longing. How are these notions impacting the work of queer Immigrant theatre creators that have made so-called Canada “home”? What is home, anyway?
Santiago Guzmán hosts panelists Xaiver Campbell, Mónica Garrido, khattieQ, Annie Valentina, Kama La Mackerel, and Maher Sinno.
2 Spirit Connections
Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
2 Spirit Connections is a panel bringing together folks across generations to chat about joy, representation and what it means to be 2 Spirit. Contrary to the colonial gender binary that exists now, 2 Spirit individuals have been around in various Indigenous Nations and beyond since time immemorial. What can we learn from each other as we work to reclaim our Indigenous/ Afro-Indigenous gender identities now?
Yolanda Bonnell hosts panelists Waawaate Fobister, Laureen Blu Waters, Nenookaasi Ogichidaa, Ravyn Wngz, and Ma-Nee Chacaby.
Queer Comedy as a Conduit for Joy, Destabilization, and Provocation
Thursday, December 9th, 2021
In this panel, a variety of 2SLGBTQ+ comedians, theatre makers, and artists from across Turtle Island will discuss comedy and humour and its place in their work. Facilitated by Elena Eli Belyea
Friday, December 10th, 2021
The emerging Queer history narratives on the stages of our theatres are helping to reconceptualize the history of the nation. Join several theatre writers who have made LGBTQ2S+ history a focus as they share stories of the challenges of Queering historical assumptions.
Darrin Hagen hosts panelists Daniel MacIvor, Dev Janke, Nick Green, Natalie Meisner, and Chris Gatchalian.