Small Wooden Shoe is named after the tools French workers would use to "clog" the machinery when on strike. Their “sabot” – small wooden shoes – gave English the word “sabotage.”

Like them, we want to disrupt the machinery of "business as usual" in hopes for a better world. more about what we do

Unconference updates

Right Here, Right Now, the the Unconference on the Future(s) of Toronto Performance, takes place this Saturday, June 20, from 10 am to 6:00 pm, at the Berkely Street Theatre.Here's the original post.

Here's where you register

The event is shaping up to be an important, helpful meeting of people who care a great deal about theatre, dance and performance in Toronto, and who, having met, have the ability to really get something done.

We look forward to your contribution. Here’s a few new details about the event.

*** Saturday , June 20 10:00 – 6:00. All-day

The Un-conference is a full-day event, on Saturday, June 20. Registered participants are expected to take part for the whole day.

We’ll be serving coffee, tea, and snacks, and registering participants starting at 9:30 am. Please show up at the Berkeley Street Theatre no later than 10:00 so we can start on time. As well, Lunch is included in your Registration fee, which you can pay at the door if you haven’t already (only $10).

*** Can’t make it? Need to miss part of it? Let us know.

We’ve assembled a great collection of people for this event, and we’re counting on your participation. If for any reason you can’t make it to the event, or might need to miss part of the day, please let us know as soon as possible.

***Come prepared to participate

Right Here Right Now is a fully participatory event. The event will be facilitated in way where most of the agenda is created by participants. You’ll spend most of your time in discussion with other people.

You don’t have to do anything to prepare. But if you like, you might want to think a bit about this: Is there a specific problem or challenge you face, that you think other people at this conference might be able to help you with? We’re going to structure the event so that people can really share expertise, and help each other with real, practical issues.

*** After the event

The event will go till around 6:00. The bar will be open for a while after for those who want to continue the conversation, and people who want to have dinner together after the conference can meet at Betty’s (240 King St East), where we’ve reserved a room.

*** More information

The event is at The Canadian Stage Company – Berkeley Street Theatre – 26 Berkeley Street.

We’ll be providing lunch for all participants, around mid-day

To minimize our use of disposable cups, we encourage you to bring your own coffee mug and water bottle.

You can read the full announcement of the event here.

Looking forward to seeing you Saturday!

Sincerely,

Misha Glouberman, Jacob Zimmer, Ravi Jain and Natasha Mytnowych

After Unconference

Unconference June 20