APRIL 2 – 5, 2009

April 2 – 5, 2009, Toronto, ON…PCC Toronto asks the question “What has changed?”. The Images Festival, Harbourfront Centre, Small Wooden Shoe, Buddies In Bad Times Theatre, The Theatre Centre, Dancemakers, and SummerWorks Festival come together in April to host the 11th meeting of the Performance Creation Canada Network.


Performance Creation Canada (PCC) is a nationwide network dedicated to the nourishment, management and study of performance creation in Canada, and the ecology in which it flourishes. The meeting is aimed at creating a discussion between artists in dance, theatre, music, film, and visual arts who are interested in the well being of Canadian performance creation. The conference is designed to open conversation, and open minds.


The PCC Toronto Networking Event will feature keynote speaker: video and performance artist Jillian Mcdonald. Jillian Mcdonald is a Canadian artist, currently living in New York. She is Associate Professor of Fine Art at Pace University, where she also curates and co-directs the Pace Digital Gallery. Works in progress include video installations Slasher Cycle and Zombie Field; and an upcoming forest performance in Sweden called Zombies vs Vampires. For more info about Jillian Mcdonald visit her online at . A full schedule of panels, performances and events will be available soon at

The PCC Toronto Networking Event will be hosted/presented in conjunction with The Images Festival, Small Wooden Shoe’s production of Dedicated to the Revolutions, Harbourfront Centre’s World Stage/Images co-presentation of Make Me Stop Smoking by Rabih Mroué, Native Women in the Arts in association with The Theatre Centre’s presentation of Territoires Féminins by Marie-Claude Rodrigue, hum’s open studio showing of The Bacon Project, Buddies In Bad Times Theatre’s presentation of Fishbowl: a concise, expansive theory of everything, by Mark Shyzer and The Theatre Centre’s 30th Anniversary Celebration: BLOCK ON ONE SPOT.


To register for PCC Toronto, send an email with your name, title & organization (where applicable) address, email address and phone number to Registration fee is $10 and will be payable in cash at the registration table at all PCC events. Discounted tickets for The Images Festival, Dedicated to the Revolutions, Make Me Stop Smoking, Territoires Féminins, The Bacon Project, Fishbowl and BLOCK ON ONE SPOT will be made available to all conference participants upon registration.

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