Ruby Slippers Theatre announces the launch of The Flying Monkey vlog for the 2020/21 Season with the Theatre in Multiculture: Perspectives series, featuring video interviews with BIPOC artists in the Canadian theatre industry discussing racism, intersectionality, and diversity.
This interview series deepens Ruby Slippers Theatre’s radically inclusive vision and mission, our commitment to under-represented voices, and complements other concrete actions we are taking to further BIPOC artists voices and to further diversify our own company and our own work.
Read Our Commitment statement here: Our Commitment.
How can we make theatre a more inclusive space? In the latest interview for The Flying Monkey vlog, we ask playwright Yvonne Wallace (Ucwalmicw) of the Lil’wat Nation, her thoughts; and to share her own compelling, deeply moving, lived experience of language reclamation and artistic growth. Part of the Theatre in Multiculture: Perspectives series, featuring video interviews with BIPOC artists in the Canadian theatre industry discussing racism, intersectionality, and diversity.
Multi award-winning Ruby Slippers Theatre imagines an inclusive world where diversity is celebrated through a deeper understanding of each other. To realize this vision, our mission is to illuminate under-represented perspectives by giving voice to diverse artists from across the country including Quebec work in English translation. RST defines diversity as gender equity, cultural background, sexual orientation, physical/mental ability, and age.