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The 13th Annual Women’s Work Festival

March 3 - March 6

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Admission by donation. Proceeds go to the St. John’s Women’s Centre


The Full 13th Annual Women’s Work Festival 2019 Schedule


All Events are in the Cox & Palmer Second Space at the LSPU Hall unless stated otherwise


Sunday March 3rd

7pm – Opening Performance by Kira Sheppard.  A reading of Cottage Radio by Taylor Graham
with Dramaturgy by Lisa O’Connell with Pat the Dog Theatre Creation
Featuring Patrick Foran, Amy House, Kathryn Burke, and Anna Wheeler

Reception provided by the Women’s Work Festival

Monday March 4th
9-10am – Morning coffee – Story Collecting Session with Nicole Smith of Sonderlust
1-3pm Commissioning Panel – Featuring Berni Stapleton, Nicole Rousseau and Nicole Smith. Moderated by Laura Huckle
7pm Opening Performance by It Could Be Franky. A reading of Chloe’s Tiny Heart is Closed by Shannon Bramer
with Dramaturgy by Berni Stapleton with Girl Power Productions
Featuring Nicole Rousseau, Lauren Patten and Emma Jane Donnan

A Reading Of Unflattering Angles By Eva Crocker
With Dramaturgy By Donna Butt With Rising Tide Theatre
Featuring Claire Hewlett, Emily Martin, Nora Barker And Brian Marler

Evening Reception Sponsored RCA Theatre Company

Tuesday March 5th
9-10am – Morning Coffee – Story Collecting Session with Nicole Smith of Sonderlust
12-2pm – Creating Work Opportunities – Featuring Jenn Brown, Nicole Smith, Natalia Hennelly and moderated by Sharon King-Campbell.
3-5pm – PGC Reading At MUN – Seminar Room. Featuring Sara Tilley, Shannon Bramer, Taylor Graham And Kristin Shepherd
7pm – Opening Performance by Kelly McMichael. A Reading Of Twelve Nasty Women By Elizabeth Hicks
With Dramaturgy By Pamela Halstead With PARC
Featuring Claire Rouleau, Alison Woolridge, Willow Kean, Taylor Stocks, Fionn Shea, Vanessa Cardoso, Nabila Qureshi, Marie Jones, Sheila Redmond, Karen Monie, Wendi Smallwood and Stephanie Curran

Evening Reception Sponsored by Sonderlust

Wednesday March 6th
9-10am – Morning Coffee – Story Collecting Session with Nicole Smith of Sonderlust
12-2 Producer’s Panel Featuring Nicole Rousseau, Courtney Brown and Lisa O’Connell.
3-5pm –  Dramaturgy Workshop Led By PARC Dramaturg Pamela Halstead
7pm – Special Guest Reading From Kristin Shepherd, PGC Member, Supported By PlayConnect.
A Reading Of After The Sirens By Stacy Gardner
With Dramaturgy By Megan Gail Coles With Poverty Cove Theatre
Featuring Deidre Gillard-Rowlings

Evening Reception Sponsored by Persistence Theatre Company

Thursday March 7th 
10-11:30am – Presentation Of Storycollecting Results With Nicole Smith Of Sonderlust
12pm – IWD Performance Walk Around Downtown St Johns
1:30pm – Hot Chocolate Social!


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March 6