Over the past month and a half we’ve had some wonderful performances in churches and on the Carleton Campus. We’ve performed before people of all ages and backgrounds and we’ve had some fabulous after-performance conversations. But next week we’re breaking new ground; we are going back to high school! Faith and Arts Ottawa has been invited to present Trans-Script at Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School on Wednesday, May 18th at 7:00 p.m.
We were invited by the School Council and the performance is being supported by the school’s diversity and cultural clubs. What a wonderful opportunity to open up a new conversation about things that matter with young people who are beginning to sort out who they are who they want to be. The students, staff and community at Sir Wilfrid Laurier have made us feel very welcome and we are looking forward to sharing the evening with them.
Where: Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School, 1515 Tenth Line Road, Orleans.
When: Wednesday, May 18th, at 7:00 p.m.
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Wonderful – Congratulations!
Here are some emails I have received. Not exactly professional reviews, but reviews nonetheless:
I was awestruck. What an amazing learning experience.
I would welcome the opportunity to see this play again.
It was an honor to be there and witness this beautiful masterpiece you have created and shared with us all. My heart was moved and I was brought to tears and laughed and enjoyed the presentation and the vital discussions afterwards. I am Trans NonConforming person and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I saw myself in this in so many ways. Thank you so much.
An email from a church elder, after seeing the play twice:
Trans-Script, exposes with compassion some of the realities that our brothers and sisters in this community struggle with. I have personally learned a lot by attending these performances and I would encourage Elders to attend at least one of the performances. I believe that it will broaden your understanding no matter how accepting you may feel you are already and be more open to embracing others who may be different from yourself. Please try to attend one of the performances.
Thanks for sharing these words Tom. It is wonderful to hear that the play is generating this kind of response.