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Special Events

Panel Discussion: In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Join Russell and Ruth Peck Artistic Director of the UR International Theatre Program, Nigel Maister, and a distinguished group of panelists: Dr. Robert Westbrook (History), Dr. Jonathan Tresan (Philosophy), and Dr. Regina Demina (Physics) for a fascinating panel discussion reflecting on the context, ramifications, echoes and repercussions of the Oppenheimer Security Clearance Hearings and the work of J. Robert Oppenheimer.

When: Saturday, October 14 after the evening performance of In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer (approx. 10.15pm)

Where: Todd Theatre Lobby

FREE and open to the public (no theatre ticket required; tickets to the production available here).

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Workshop: how to develop and devise a play: Theatre-Making for Change

BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD!  Allow your creativity to shape a new work for the Theatre! Discover skills to turn ideas into art! Join Australian-South African writer-director, Talya Chalef, on a group journey into play-making as she (and you!)begin to explore ideas that might become a new theatrical work, premiering in March 2018 in Todd Theatre!  Interested in exploring what it means to find “sanctuary” and ideas about social justice?  Be part of these FREE WORKSHOPS!

When: Saturday & Sunday, October 21 & 22  / 2pm-6pm (attend any or both of the workshops!  More dates to come)

Where: Sloan Studio (Todd Union 107)

Open to all students

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