Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal presents ‘The Arrivals Personal Legacy Project’ Master Class with Diane Roberts

Application deadline: January 12, 2018 at 5 PM

The Arrivals Personal Legacy (APL) master class is a creative process designed for those who wish to create new works based on Ancestry and personal history. The process allows participants to connect in new ways to their authentic historic bodies as a powerful source for artistic expression, personal & cultural empowerment. The APL method is a combination of “Afrisporic” influenced performance traditions (dance, voice, movement, alignment, balance), contemporary story weaving and improve techniques that opens doors for the emergence of embodied truths drawn for critically anchored personal places.

Submission guidelines:

Please submit a short statement to (.doc/.rtf/.pdf) containing:

– why you want to participate
– what life experience you bring
– artistic discipline and training (if any)
– your name, phone numbers, mailing address and email
– a small .jpg photo of yourself

Application deadline: January 12, 2018 at 5 PM

For more information about The Arrivals Legacy Project visit


Diane Roberts is an accomplished director, dramaturge, writer and cultural animator, who has collaborated with innovative theatre visionaries and interdisciplinary artists for the past 30 years. Her directorial and dramaturgical work has been seen on stages across Canada and her reputation as a mentor, teacher and community collaborator is nationally and internationally recognized. Roberts has birthed a vision for theatre that encourages Indigenous ways of knowing as a stepping stone to creative expression.

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