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GVPTA's 2019 Making A Scene Conference

Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

GVPTA's 2019 Making A Scene Conference

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee GST/HST Quantity
REGULAR - GVPTA Member
Must be a current GVPTA Member in good standing. (If you are unsure about your membership status, please email membership@gvpta.ca)
1d 19h 21m CA$119.00 CA$0.00 CA$5.95
REGULAR - Member Group of 3 or more
GVPTA Members Only - Available for groups of 3 or more representing the same company
1d 19h 21m CA$109.00 CA$0.00 CA$5.45
REGULAR - ADC / PGC / Equity /PACT Member   more info 1d 19h 21m CA$139.00 CA$0.00 CA$6.95
REGULAR - Non-Member
Individuals who are *not* members of GVPTA. Learn about membership at https://www.gvpta.ca/why-become-a-member.
1d 19h 21m CA$149.00 CA$0.00 CA$7.45

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Event Details

The GVPTA announces its 20th annual Making a Scene theatre conference, sponsored by PACT and co-hosted with SFU Woodward's Cultural Programs.

 

The 2019 conference takes place over the course of three days in Vancouver: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at SFU Woodward's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, with special standalone workshops and activities as an extension of the conference on Wednesday, May 29 and Thursday, May 30 at The Post at 750.

 

The conference kicks off on May 28 with a keynote by director, playwright, and actor Kim Senklip Harvey from the Syilx, Tshilqot'in, Ktunaxa and Dakelh Nations. Conference programming features a diverse range of breakout sessions, workshops, and presentations throughout the day, and into the evening, that bring up questions, conversations, and learning relevant for the theatre community.

 

On May 29 and 30 we present optional add-on workshops, including two Intimacy Direction Workshops with Siobhan Richardson, and a Beginner's QLab Workshop.

 

Join us on May 30 as we close the conference with the special evening event Ephemera 2: An Archiving Party, presented in partnership with Rumble Theatre, Theatre Replacement, and SFU. RSVP required.

 

Space is limited and separate workshop application and/or registration is required for May 29 and 30 programs.

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 5:00pm, Wednesday, May 22

 

 


Primary Conference Programming

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

 

TIME:

8:30am Registration opens
9:00am–4:45pm Conference programming (lunch included)
4:45–6:30pm Break for dinner (on your own). Mingle with fellow delegates over appetizers courtesy of GVPTA at The Charles Bar. Show your conference pass to receive 20% off regular menu items (happy your not included).

6:30pm–8:00 Join us back in the theatre for a special evening panel presentation: Yours, Mine, and Ours: Much Ado about Something (When Storytelling and Copyright Collide), presented in partnership with Artists' Legal Outreach.

 

LOCATION:

SFU Woodward's Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1H4

 

PROGRAMMING:

See our website for full programming updates and presenter biographies.

 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEE:
(Subsidies available. Read below for more details.)

  • Early Bird (until 5pm, Tuesday, May 7):
    $129 Non-Members
    $119 ADC / PGC / Equity / PACT Members
    $99 GVPTA Members
    $89 GVPTA Member Companies with 3 or more attendees

  • Regular:
    $149 Non-Members
    $139 ADC / PGC / Equity / PACT Members
    $119 GVPTA Members
    $109 GVPTA Member Companies with 3 or more attendees

* May 28 lunch as well as morning, afternoon, and evening break refreshments are included in the registration fee. Note that lunch/refreshments are not provided for add-on workshops on May 29 and 30.

 

Add-On Conference Workshops & Special Activities


Wednesday, May 29

 

 

TIME:

 

9:30am–4:30pm Intimacy Direction Workshop - 6 hours (FULL)

10:00am–12:00pm Beginner's QLab Workshop

 

 

Thursday, May 30, 2019

 

TIME:

9:30am–2:30pm Intimacy Direction Workshop - 4 hours (applications still open)

6:30pm–9:00pm Ephemera 2: An Archiving Party 

 

LOCATION:

The Post at 750, 750 Hamilton St, Vancouver, V6B 2R5

 

Note: Separate application and/or registration is required; space is limited.

 

See https://www.gvpta.ca/making-a-scene-2019-programming-presenters for further details and to register for these sessions.

  


Accessibility

Wheelchairs - SFU Woodward's is wheelchair accessible.

 

ASL interpreters are currently reserved for the conference. If you require ASL interpretation, please indicate this on your registration form.

 

Financial - If the ticket price is a barrier to your participation, please read information about our subsidy program below.

 

Childcare - If access to childcare during the conference is a barrier to your participation, please indicate this on your registration form. We are exploring options to provide childcare services on-site based on demand.

 

Scent-reduced - We ask attendees to refrain from using and wearing scented products at the conference.

 


Subsidy Program

The GVPTA is pleased to offer partial to full subsidy of the registration fee for individuals who require support to attend this year's conference.

 

Member companies may also apply, to support bringing more than one person from their company at a further reduced cost than is already available.

 

Priority will go to:

  • Individuals that will ensure that a diversity of perspectives and experiences are represented at the conference

  • GVPTA Individual Members

 

Applications are still being accepted on a rolling basis and will be accommodated as resources allow.

 

SUBSIDY APPLICATION HERE

 

 


 

GVPTA's 2019 Making A Scene Conference is sponsored by PACT and presented with the support of SFU Woodward's Cultural Programs and MAXGuide. 

 

GVPTA acknowledges the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia, The Government of Canada, BC Arts Council, and the City of Vancouver Cultural Services.

 

GVPTA acknowledges that this conference takes place on the traditional and unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

 

 PACT

                      

  

Note that conference delegates will be subscribed to GVPTA's e-newsletter, enabling us to keep you updated about this and other events. You may opt out at any time. 

Have questions about GVPTA's 2019 Making A Scene Conference? Contact Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance

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SFU Woodward's
Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
149 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4
Canada

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM (PDT)


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Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance

The Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance (GVPTA) strives to strengthen the local theatre industry. We do this through providing services, promotion of member news and community events, opportunities to connect and network, and our annual theatre conference. Together with our members we are raising the profile of local theatre and building community.

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