2 degrees of Fear and Desire
An intimate evening of theatre (without a play) about global warming
February 21 to March 16
Please see date and venue details listed below
Events at 7pm
Admission by donation
Reservations recommended - 604.871.0508
2 degrees of Fear and Desire is theatre without a play – just us and our fears, desires, and challenges facing global warming. Facilitated, or joked, by Headlines Theatre’s David Diamond, the audience is invited to use theatre techniques to delve deep into their community’s and their own experiences, to turn the spotlight away from the spectacle of environmental devastation and shine it in the mirror.
“Thank you so much for this evening on climate change. I left with a feeling of hope that I haven't had for some time now. It is precisely this kind of courageous self-exploration and community-building that needs to happen in order to effect real change on this most complex and global of issues.”
- Marian Rose, audience member, 2 degrees of Fear and Desire event in November 2007
“Experiencing 2º of Fear and Desire was so refreshing because it went straight to the source, the human psyche, and examined it with honesty, respect, and witty humour… The show helped each of us understand our mental processes a bit better, and develop a sort of solidarity with each other in recognizing and processing through our common struggles. Thank you so much for the wonderfully deep work you have done.”
– Elisa Lee, audience member, 2 degrees of Fear and Desire event in November 2007
2 degrees of Fear and Desire events will happen at intimate venues across Vancouver, plus dates in Richmond and North Vancouver:
Thu, Feb 21 - Wired Monk Bistro, 2610 West 4th Ave, Van
Fri, Feb 22 - North Van City Hall, Council Chamber, 141 W 14 St, North Van
Sat, Feb 23 - Wired Monk Bistro, 2610 West 4th Ave, Van
Thu, Feb 28 - Rhizome Café, 317 E Broadway, Van
Fri, Feb 29 - Rhizome Café, 317 E Broadway, Van
Sat, Mar 01 - Rhizome Café, 317 E Broadway, Van
Thu, Mar 06 - Best Western Hotel Richmond, Grand Minoru Ballroom, 7551 Westminster Hwy, Rmd
Fri, Mar 07 - Composite Hall, 4306 Victoria Dr, Van
Sat, Mar 08 - Vancouver Public Library , Alice MacKay Room, 350 W. Georgia, Van
Sun, Mar16 - Café Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial Drive, Van - Jokers’ International Day of Action on Global Warming!
In collaboration with: Columbia Institute, David Suzuki Foundation, Ecojustice, Fraser Basin Council, Pembina Institute, Sierra Club of BC, Society Promoting Environmental Conservation, Wilderness Committee
Thanks for ongoing operational support: The Canada Council; BC Gaming Commission; City of Vancouver; BC Arts Council; The Melusine Foundation
Thanks to our 2 degrees of Fear and Desire project funders: McLean Foundation; Columbia Institute; Catherine Donnelly Foundation; Endswell Fund of Tides Canada Foundation; and media sponsors: CBC Radio One, Westender
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