For a quick look at what shows open when this season, check out the 2019 Openings At-A-Glance page

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Notice: Utilizing the form controls will dynamically update the content

Events for April 24, 2019 › Independent

8:00 pm
CAD $18.50

A User’s Guide to Authenticity is a Feeling

April 24 @ 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Performances from April 17 - May 8
La Chapelle, 3700, Rue Saint-Dominique
Montreal, QC H2X 2X7 Canada

To celebrate twenty years of PME-ART, co-artistic director Jacob Wren wrote a book entitled "Authenticity is a Feeling: My Life in PME-ART", a compelling hybrid of history, memoir and performance theory. But books about performance never feel like enough on their own. Addressing performance requires performance. Therefore we also created A User’s Guide to Authenticity is a Feeling. An artist talk turned inside out, a performance asking: why do we do it, why do we continue to believe so stubbornly in the fragile but essential act of “being yourself in a performance situation,” and how do we continue to hope against hope that our destabilizing tangle of art and politics might still, in some small way, change the world.

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Do you have an upcoming event in Montreal that you would like to include in our calendar? Submit your listing for free!