Climate Change Theater: Play your part!
Online seminars (starting on 24 February) will be followed by a theatre workshop in English and Italian
Over 10 online meetings, on Microsoft Teams, with writers, playwrights, translators, set designers, actors, journalists and teachers and a final theater writing and acting workshop. The State University of Milan, Università degli Studi di Milano, calls on students of the fourth and fifth year of high school and citizens to reflect and “get involved” to prevent environmental disaster.
There is one single registration for the entire initiative. Student enrollments are handled exclusively by schools.
Sign up for the events here: https://work.unimi.it/eventir/registrazione?0&code=5562
Climate, Environment, Emergency
Live theatre as a vehicle to engage audiences in the debate around the ecological and climate emergency and discuss possible strategies to avoid the looming environmental catastrophe.
DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM: https://apps.unimi.it/web/eventi/resources/external/uploaded/5567_1205.pdf
PLAY YOUR PART
Seminars & theatre workshop
The programme includes 12 online seminars by academics, activists, authors, specialists and playwrights – on Microsoft Teams – Citizens and secondary school students (4th and 5th year) will learn about the topic and hopefully go on to play an active part in making a difference. The experience will feature in a documentary “Tutto è Connesso” (Everything is Connected), which will be shared with schools and universities.
The seminars (starting on 24 February) will be followed by a theatre workshop in English and Italian – open to a group of 20 participants, including citizens and students – from mid-May to June. 10 short plays will be selected, performed and streamed online with the assistance of theatre practitioners.
The workshop, led by Maggie Rose, Marco Ghelardi, Sal Cabras and Susan Marshall draws on the talks, Shakespeare’s The Tempest and Commedia dell’Arte’s well-known character, Arlecchino.
Original idea and curated by Maggie Rose
Director: Stefano Bocchi
Organisation: Riccardo Cassarino and Valeria Nobile
The seminars will start at 4 p.m. and last 65 minutes
PLAY YOUR PART
24 February 16:00 to 17:00 (Italian & English)
Live theatre as a vehicle to engage audiences in the debate around the ecological and climate emergency
Marina Carini, Stefano Bocchi, Maggie Rose, Marco Ghelardi, Sal Cabras, Susan Marshall
3 March 16:00 to 17:00 (English)
Everything is Connected Giorgio Vacchiano
10 March 16:00 to 17:00 (English)
Amitav Ghosh’s The Great Derangement. Narrating the Unthinkable
17 March 16:00 to 17:00 (English)
Definition and Impact of Climate Change
24 March 16:00 to 17:00 (English)
The Andaman & Nicobar Islands and more general issues linking the environment, development and India Pankaj Sekhsaria
31 March 16:00 to 17:00 (Italian)
“Let Me Bring thee where crabs grow” – Biodiversity and Climate Change in Shakespeare’s The Tempest
8 April & 13 May 16:00 to 17:00 (Italian)
From Fertile Earth to the Convivio
14 April 16:00 to 17:00 (English)
21 April 16:00 to 17:00 (English)
‘Animals’ onstage. Tales and Reflections
28 April 16:00 to 17:00 (English)
The Arctic Cycle Chantal Bilodeau
Maggio – June 16:00 to 17:00 (Italian & English)
Maggie Rose, Marco Ghelardi, Sal Cabras e Susan Marshall
Online event Milan ( MI )
Margaret Lynn Rose – Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
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