CATR 2022 Call for Session Participants

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Performing Emergence: RePlay, ReCollect, ReExist

CATR 2022 features over 70 sessions, several of which are seeking interested participants. Please read the descriptions of each session by clicking the links below and follow the directions to indicate interest.

Deadline to contact Session Leaders: Monday, March 14, 2022 (Sunday, March 20 for the Mentorship Group Project).

All session participants are required to be CATR members before the start of the Conference in order to participate ( Please note that we cannot guarantee individuals can be scheduled in more than 2 or 3 sessions across the Conference. For more information on CATR, now approaching our 46th year, or to join or renew your membership, please visit Registration information will be available soon.

The conference organizing committee is thrilled to announce three acclaimed theatre leaders as keynote speakers: Stó:lō scholar and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Arts at Queen’s University Dylan Robinson, ARTICLE 11’s Ntlaka’pamux / Irish cofounding Artistic Director Tara Beagan, and Obsidian Theatre’s Artistic Director Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu!

CATR 2022 is a hybrid conference on with online hosts STU (May 27-28) and UTSC (June 6-7) and in-person and online host the University of Lethbridge (June 12-14), CATR 2022: Performing Emergence: RePlay, ReCollect, ReExist features over 70 sessions.

CATR encourages cross-generational and cross-career-stage dialogue “from Emerging to Emeriti” in visible places within the Conference, and encourages all voices, including those speaking from Indigenous, underrepresented, and marginalized perspectives, and from a wide range of subjects and approaches.