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Short Takes, January 2018

Your monthly does of Short Takes – the recent happenings in the world of improvisation, from the January 2018 edition of Improv Notes.

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The Story of Sim Cheong: a p’ansori concert

We are extremely excited to co-present with Musagetes, The Story of Sim Cheong: A daughter and her blind father – a p’ansori concert at the ArtsEverywhere Festival 2018!

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December 2017, Improv Notes Short Takes

Short Takes appears monthly in the IICSI newsletter Improv Notes Improv Notes is edited and written by David Lee and assembled by administrative assistant Rachel Collins. If you have anything improvisation related that you would like included in the newsletter, please send an email to [email protected]       Canadian improvisers overseas: a November tour…

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Dolleen Tisawii’ashii Manning, 2017-18 IICSI postdoctoral fellow

The IICSI is pleased to welcome Dolleen Tisawii’ashii Manning as an IICSI postdoctoral fellow for the 2017-18 academic year.

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“That’s Just Indians Being Indians” – photographs

Photographs of Improviser-in-Residence, Kade L. Twist and collaborators, Priya Shah, Jeji Varghese, Madhur Anand, Cherish Blood, Lacey Hill and Heather Majaury, performing “That’s Just Indians Being Indians.”

Ajay Heble – In The Ontarian

Ajay Heble receives $2 million to build an “ImprovLab” at University of Guelph – article in The Ontarian.

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2017 Improviser-in-Residence Kade. L Twist

Poet and interdisciplinary artist Kade. L Twist is the 2017 IICSI & Musagetes Improviser-in-Residence. During his time in Guelph, Kade will be working with members of the Indian and Indigenous communities to workshop and create a score for a collaborative vocal performance that will premiere at Silence, 46 Essex Street in Guelph on Friday December 8th from 7-9 pm.

"The ACCM: Musical Dissent and Pedagogies of Possibility." Photo credit: Brian Lefresne.

Short Takes… November 2017

Short Takes … from the November 2017 edition of Improv Notes. As of October 2014, Improv Notes is edited and written by David Lee and assembled by administrative assistant Rachel Collins. If you have anything improvisation related that you would like included in the newsletter, please send an email to [email protected]

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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION – “That’s Just Indians Being Indians”

In his role as 2017 Improviser-in-Residence, Kade L. Twist is recruiting participants for a project tentatively titled “That’s Just Indians Being Indians.” This project seeks to bring participants of Indigenous and Indian backgrounds together, to collaborate on a generative, socially-engaged sound piece. 

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A new website for the AUMI project!

In celebration of its 10th Anniversary, the Adaptive Use Musical Instruments (AUMI) project has also launched a new website at aumiapp.com.

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