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Sat, Jul 09


TAP Centre for Creativity


Join director Julia McCarthy and ten of London's finest actors––including Dishan Anderson, Brittany-Lee Lowey, Elena Elm Reyes, Sara Douglas, and more!––for this workshop of new monologues from London writer Kevin Andrew Heslop.


Time & Location

Jul 09, 2022, 6:00 p.m.

TAP Centre for Creativity, 203 Dundas St, London, ON N6A 1G4, Canada

About The Event

The works range widely in perspective to address the most pressing questions of our time: parenthood in the era of precarity; global warming and climate collapse; cancel culture and the revelation of a dubious iconography; the emotional consequences of disposable technology; and concerted resistance to injustices of the state.

We invite you to participate in the making of this text, set for interpretation through film this summer, by offering feedback in real time. What worked for you? What didn't? What made you laugh, cry, or demand a refund? Because we believe that art is always a polyvocal product derived from and accountable to community, we want to know!

Kevin Andrew Heslop is a polydisciplinary doofus whose debut poetry collection the correct fury of your why is a mountain, "read with admiration" by Nobel Prize-Winning novelist J.M. Coetzee, appeared with Gordon Hill Press in 2021 and whose work as a poet, filmmaker, curator, actor, playwright, and journalist has appeared or is forthcoming, respectively, with Knife | Fork | Book (2023), Baseline Press (2023), Guernica Editions (2022), Collusion Books (2021), The Fiddlehead (2020), Anstruther Press (2020), and Frog Hollow Press (2019); the Toronto Short Film Festival (2022), the Los Angeles International Film Festival (2022), the Milan Gold Awards (2022), and the Paris Play International Film Festival (2022); McIntosh Gallery (2022), Heaven Scent (2022), and Westland Gallery (2023); TAP Centre for Creativity (2017), The Grand Theatre (McManus Stage, 2017), Purple Shorts (2018), and TAP Centre for Creativity (2019); TAP Centre for Creativity (2022); and Hamilton Arts and Letters (2020), The Devil's Artisan (2021), and The /tƐmz/ Review (2022), for which Kevin currently serves as Poetry Editor and Resident Interviewer. His practice is located southwest of where Deshkan Ziibi antlers unceded through London Township Treaty (1796) territory.

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