We are excited and honoured to have these individuals participate in discussions immediately following several performances.
Sat Sept 21 - 8pm: Judith Thompson and Kelly Straughan
Judith Thompson, two-time winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama, and Kelly Straughan, Executive Artistic Director of Workman Arts, and former Executive Director of the Toronto Fringe Festival.
A discussion facilitated by director Philip McKee.
Sun Sept 22 - 2:00: Dr. Vernon Wiehe
Dr. Wiehe was a professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky. A pioneer in the study of sibling abuse, Dr. Wiehe has published and lectured extensively, with multiple radio and television appearances, including The Phil Donahue Show.
A discussion with playwright Lorene Stanwick, moderated by Justina Zatzman (M.A, M.S.W., R.S.W), psychotherapist, college instructor, and Membership and Hospital Programming Manager at Workman Arts.
Tues Sept 24 - 8pm: Actors Panel
Discussion with the actors from Broken Branches, moderated by playwright, Lorene Stanwick.
Wed Sept 25 - 2:30pm: Heidi McBratney
“Centennial Day” for students and faculty. Sponsored by The School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design and the School of Community and Health Studies.
Post-Show Discussion with faculty, moderated by Irene Flatley.
Wed Sept 25 - 8pm: Heidi McBratney
Sibling abuse survivors in discussion with trauma therapist Heidi McBratney, Masters in Counselling Psychology, counsellor, and Board Certified expert in Traumatic Stress.
Thurs Sept 26 - 8pm: Dr. Linda Baker
Dr. Linda Baker, is a clinical psychologist, the Learning Director at the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children (CREVAWC
), and an Adjunct Professor in the School and Applied Child Psychology Program at Western University.
A conversation with playwright Lorene Stanwick.
Sat Sept 28 - 8pm: Actors Panel
Members of the Broken Branches cast discuss the productions in Q&A moderated by Cara Spooner, Public Partnership and Programming Manager at Workman Arts
More Post-Show Discussions to come!