At the Edges: Improvising Turtle Island
University of Regina
September 18 & 19, 2015
Regina Improvisation Studies Centre proudly presents a stream of academic and artistic explorations investigating improvisation during the Performing Turtle Island Conference.
Friday September 18
- 12:00 PM – Reception Lunch and Book Launch
Join us to celebrate the launch ofSpontaneous Acts: The Improvisation Studies Reader,(Rebecca Caines & Ajay Heble, eds., London & New York: Routledge, 2014).
- 12:45 PM – Keynote Address: Petra Kuppers (University of Michigan; Goddard College; The Olimpias Performance Research Project): Salamanders and Survivance: Elemental Play
Supported by the University of Regina Faculty of Social Work
- 1:30 PM – Roundtable: At the Edges of Water and Land: Improvisation and Indigeneity
An exploration of improvisation and Indigenous performance practices, with Rebecca Caines (chair), Heather Igloliorte (moderator in Montreal), Rick Kotowich, Amanda Schenstead, Jo-Ann Episkenew, Erin Goodpipe, Charity Marsh.
Saturday September 19
- 9:00-10:00AM – Workshop: Meeting Ground, led by Petra Kuppers
A movement and storytelling workshop that brings us together in respectful greeting.