Join us a for a special presentation of From Their Lips at the University of Toronto Scarborough, co-presented with the UTSC Department of Student Life.
From Their Lips is a work-in-progress play based on Intergeneracial, a black youth oral history theatre project. It was founded by Fiona Raye Clarke in 2015 and is currently in its second year. The project involves youth meeting weekly, interviewing Black elders and fellow Black youth in the community asking them the same set of questions, and using their words and stories to create the theatrical piece entitled, From Their Lips.
Please note that the time and location have changed.
When: Thurs., Feb. 8, 2018, 6–8:30 pm
Where: UTSC – EV 151/152
Cost: Free / Registration required
Fiona Raye Clarke is a Trinidadian-Canadian writer, playwright, filmmaker and community-engaged artist. She is the editor of Basodee: An Anthology Dedicated to Black Youth (2012), The Black Church in Canada (2015), and the upcoming Black Like We: Troubleshooting the Black Youth Experience which was the winner of the ArtReach Youth Arts Pitch Contest.
She has received support for her fiction and playwriting from the Ontario Arts Council. Her plays have appeared in various publications and on stage at the InspiraTO Festival and b current’s rock.paper.sistahz festival, and her writing published in Broken Pencil Magazine, The Peak Magazine, alt.theatre, and Short Fiction Break.
Fiona is a certified Amherst Writers & Artists Method facilitator and the founder and lead artist of INTERGENERACIAL, a Black youth oral history theatre program currently in its third year. She was the winner of the CaribbeanTales CineFAM Short Film Challenge for her short film “Intersecting” which premiered at the 2017 CaribbeanTales International Film Festival, and is currently completing a Creative Writing Certificate at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies.