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Playwriting Masterclass with Yvette Nolan

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Yvette Nolan (Algonquin) is a playwright, director, and dramaturg. As artist in residence at FemFest she will facilitate a masterclass for local playwrights. Over 5 sessions, writers will have a chance to focus on their craft. It will culminate in a public reading of works in progress by participants. 

Sunday, Sept 15 – 11am to 1pm
Monday, Sept 16 – 4pm to 6pm
Tuesday, Sept 17 – 4pm  to 6pm
Thursday, Sept 19 – 4pm to 6pm
Friday, Sept 20 – 4pm to 6pm

Plus readings in ‘Leaping off the Page’ FemFest closing event, September 21 at 8:30pm!

Yvette’s plays include BLADE, Annie Mae’s Movement, The Birds, The Unplugging, Gabriel Dumont’s Wild West Show (co-writer), the libretto Shanawdithit and the short film A Common Experience (w. Shane Belcourt). She has directed from coast to coast and north all the way to Dawson City, Yukon. As a dramaturg, she works across Turtle Island. From 2003-2011, she served as Artistic Director of Native Earth Performing Arts. Her book Medicine Shows about Indigenous theatre in Canada was published by Playwrights Canada Press in 2015. She is an Artistic Associate of Signal Theatre.

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Sunday, Sept 15 – 11:00am, Monday, Sept 16 – 4:00pm, Tuesday, Sept 17 – 4:00pm, Thursday, Sept 19 – 4:00pm, Friday, Sept 20 – 4:00pm

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Yvette Nolan (Algonquin) is a playwright, director, and dramaturg. Plays include BLADE, Annie Mae’s Movement, The Birds, The Unplugging, Gabriel Dumont’s Wild West Show (co-writer), the libretto Shanawdithit and the short film A Common Experience (w. Shane Belcourt). She has directed from coast to coast and north all the way to Dawson City, Yukon. As a dramaturg, she works across Turtle Island. From 2003-2011, she served as Artistic Director of Native Earth Performing Arts. Her book Medicine Shows about Indigenous theatre in Canada was published by Playwrights Canada Press in 2015. She is an Artistic Associate of Signal Theatre.