Istanbul Will Host Toronto's Mixed Company in June

News   Istanbul Will Host Toronto's Mixed Company in June
 
Toronto Theatre Alliance reports that Toronto's Mixed Company has been invited to perform in the International Istanbul Children's Theatre Festival, in June. They are taking The Family , directed by the company's artistic director Simon Malbogat and featuring actors Ed Fielding, Claudia Waker, Luciano Iogna, Heather Maujory and Celal Uchar. It is the Turkish-Canadian Uchar who has spear-headed the exchange.

Toronto Theatre Alliance reports that Toronto's Mixed Company has been invited to perform in the International Istanbul Children's Theatre Festival, in June. They are taking The Family , directed by the company's artistic director Simon Malbogat and featuring actors Ed Fielding, Claudia Waker, Luciano Iogna, Heather Maujory and Celal Uchar. It is the Turkish-Canadian Uchar who has spear-headed the exchange. The show combines the teachings of the Deer Tribe of the Cherokee Nation and the interactive theatre techniques of teacher/director Augusto Boal, whose Ripple Effect Festival has become a yearly event in Toronto.

--By Mira Friedlander
Canada Correspondent

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