Along with 12 in Ottawa, Canada, there are many artists globally currently using their expertise to try to affect a public into greater awareness and hopefully action--now. Click here to read the full article: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/01/theater/climate-crisis-theater-cop26.html?smid=fb-share&fbclid=IwAR0RVVUpw7x8fxzfhuSWAi5XFulZqztBVFYVTycSrfRhcc3te5XN40m7jbA
Low Carbon Theatre?
Shouldn't theatre about the climate challenge not just be in the story onstage but in how it's built? The entire set for 12 is 12 black stools. No costumes are new or purchased. What's the main resource? 12 incredible youth and a rich multi generational creative team. The Set of 12 2021 (Photo: Catherine Robson) … Continue reading Low Carbon Theatre?
their voices, OFF STAGE & ON
If a professional theatre project aims to give voice to youth regarding the future of the planet, shouldn't the project involve their input in all areas of the production, not just as performers? 12 is professional theatre for adults that is by necessity performed & co created with youth. In addition, the project includes photographer … Continue reading their voices, OFF STAGE & ON
ASL confirmed: Nov 20 & 21 2021
Jo-Anne Bryan and Carmelle Cachero, ASL Interpreters (Photo Brigitte Pellerin) [Image Description: Jo-Anne wears a blue sweater and purple cap and has her hands clasped; beside her, Carmelle makes notes; she wears a brown sweater with a tan scarf. They wear masks] ASL interpretation is confirmed for two of our live performances at the Ottawa … Continue reading ASL confirmed: Nov 20 & 21 2021
Yes! We can now announce that tickets are on sale for 12 playing live this November as part of the Ottawa Children's Festival — and coinciding with COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland. Three years after the promises of COP24, COP26 will evaluate where the world stands on making strides toward climate action. What promises have been … Continue reading tickets available
back in person!
After almost two years without live theatre, the cast of 12 was thrilled to be getting back into the room together, to build, play and rediscover the play. One actor (Sophie Dean, Character 7) even left this sketch on some of their paperwork for us! "Yay! Back in Person" by Sophie Dean, age 16. [Image … Continue reading back in person!
At Rehearsal 5 for 12, our cast spent rehearsal time getting inspired by Greta Thunberg's "We can still turn this around" (Berlin, Sept 24) to ensure our show has hope despite the fear. Greta's voice, along with other youth activists such as Boyan Slat and Autumn Peltier, are part of 12. Tens of thousands of … Continue reading inspiration