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Climate Justice Cultural Leadership Guest Speaker Series: Conrad Alexandrowicz & David Fancy
Start Date: 10/29/2021Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 10/29/2021End Time: 6:00 PM
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Join Drexel's Arts Administration & Museum Leadership program for a special lunchtime installment of the Fall Cultural Leadership Guest Speaker Series focusing on Climate Justice, featuring Conrad Alexandrowicz & David Fancy authors of Theatre Pedagogy in the Era of Climate Crisis (2021) on Friday, October 29 at 5:00 PM ET.

Conrad Alexandrowicz, MFA, is an associate professor in the Department of Theatre at the University of Victoria, where he teaches movement for actors, and directs department productions. Over a decades-long career in performance he migrated from dance to theatre, and has been a dancer, choreographer, writer of texts for dance, playwright, actor, director and producer. He created over fifty dance- and physical theatre works, many of which were presented across Canada, and internationally. His writing has been published in Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, Studies in Theatre and Performance, and Theatre Topics. His first book, Acting Queer: Gender Dissidence and the Subversion of Realism, was published by Palgrave February 2020.

David Fancy, PhD is Professor and Chair in the Department of Dramatic Arts, Brock University. He brings his philosophical interests in immanentist thought to performance studies, science and technology studies, and critical disability studies. Recent publications include Fancy, David, and Hans Skott-Myhre, Eds. Immanence, Politics and the Aesthetic: Thinking Revolt in the 21st Century. McGill-Queens University Press, 2019; and Fancy, David, and Lillian Manzour Eds. Teatro de Tres Americas: Antología Norte. Ediciones Sin Paredes, 2020. Fancy has an extensive practice as a playwright and director of theatre, opera, and circus; he is the editor of a website on the subject of actor training and diversities.


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