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A Brief "Visit" into the Theatre of Grotesque

Jan
14
When: Friday, Jan 14, 2022, 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Attendance: Mixed Online and In-Person
Building: 310
Room: Malaspina Theatre
VIU
900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5S5

Add to CalendarA Brief "Visit" into the Theatre of Grotesque01/14/2022 10:00 AM01/14/2022 11:30 AMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverIn this Colloquium presentation, Leon Potter (Theatre) will explore Swiss playwright Friedrich Dürrenmatt's acclaimed 1956 play, The Visit, which he will also be directing when the Theatre Department puts on the play in the spring. For the purposes of the Colloquium, Potter will take audience members deep into the creative world behind the scenes of this upcoming production of a play that asks probing questions about the relations between morality, justice, wealth, and violence. For this presentation, the VIU Arts and Humanities Colloquium will welcome a maximum audience of 150 to Malaspina Theatre (Building 310 on the Nanaimo campus). In order to give us a sense of the audience size, we would appreciate it if you would register if you plan to attend in person; you can register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/arts-and-humanities-colloquium-series-spring-2022-presentations-tickets-240391125327. (Registration is encouraged but not required.) All guests will be required to wear masks inside the venue and will have to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination. The presentation will also be livestreamed on Zoom. If you would like to attend virtually, please follow this link, using password 279966: https://viu.zoom.us/j/62431633026?pwd=Tkh6ejRIMGQ1Q05jWmNXQWpDTlJGQT09 \n\nhttps://viu.zoom.us/j/62431633026?pwd=Tkh6ejRIMGQ1Q05jWmNXQWpDTlJGQT09\nNanaimo Campus Building 310 Room Malaspina Theatre\nVIU\n900 Fifth Street\nNanaimo BC V9R 5S5\n\nhttps://events.viu.ca/brief-visit-theatre-grotesquehttps://viu.zoom.us/j/62431633026?pwd=Tkh6ejRIMGQ1Q05jWmNXQWpDTlJGQT09falseaYqCFcQpUzxLBYhTummH26494

In this Colloquium presentation, Leon Potter (Theatre) will explore Swiss playwright Friedrich Dürrenmatt's acclaimed 1956 play, The Visit, which he will also be directing when the Theatre Department puts on the play in the spring. For the purposes of the Colloquium, Potter will take audience members deep into the creative world behind the scenes of this upcoming production of a play that asks probing questions about the relations between morality, justice, wealth, and violence.

For this presentation, the VIU Arts and Humanities Colloquium will welcome a maximum audience of 150 to Malaspina Theatre (Building 310 on the Nanaimo campus). In order to give us a sense of the audience size, we would appreciate it if you would register if you plan to attend in person; you can register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/arts-and-humanities-colloquium-series-spring-2022-presentations-tickets-240391125327. (Registration is encouraged but not required.)

All guests will be required to wear masks inside the venue and will have to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination. The presentation will also be livestreamed on Zoom. If you would like to attend virtually, please follow this link, using password 279966: https://viu.zoom.us/j/62431633026?pwd=Tkh6ejRIMGQ1Q05jWmNXQWpDTlJGQT09

Event Organizer:
Arts and Humanities Colloquium Committee
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