#JMKSpace: Demystifying Decolonisation with Atri Banerjee
This workshop, led by Atri Banerjee, will explore what we mean when we talk about ‘decolonising’ the canon. What is the canon, and how has it been established? What makes a classic text? Why would we want to decolonise at all, and who are we decolonising for: audiences, theatres, artists? Talking through different examples of what such processes might look like – from reimagining old texts to staging new works – and drawing from personal experience, this session aims to give you some tools that may be useful in expanding the horizons of your own work.
The session will take place 6.00 – 8.00pm on Wednesday 16th June on Zoom.
This free #JMKSpace event is open to all and there are unlimited places available. To apply to take part please complete the form at the bottom of this page no later than 5pm on Friday 11th June.
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Atri Banerjee won The Stage Debut Award for Best Director in 2019 for his production of Hobson’s Choice at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. Other directing credits include Harm (Bush Theatre/BBC Arts), Europe (LAMDA) and Utopia (Royal Exchange). He was previously Trainee Director at the Royal Exchange, where he was Assistant/Associate Director on productions including West Side Story, The Mysteries (also tour), Happy Days, The Almighty Sometimes, Jubilee (also Lyric Hammersmith) and Our Town. Other Assistant/Associate Director credits include The Nico Project (Manchester International Festival/Melbourne International Arts Festival) and The Son (Kiln Theatre). He trained at Birkbeck and is a Resident Director at the Almeida Theatre.
6.00 – 8.00pm on Wednesday 16th June
#JMKSpace on Zoom
This event is FREE…
Thanks to The Golsoncott Foundation, The Thistle Trust, The Chapman Charitable Trust, The Noël Coward Foundation and Didymus for their support for #JMKSpace.
JMKSpace 16th June 2021