The Art of Ideas: Myths and Modern Storytelling
$50, $40 for Shaw Friends
Mythological narratives play a fundamental role in society. Why does theatre consistently draw upon myths and ancient tales in storytelling for the stage? How do we keep myths/tales alive in the age of social media?
Part 1: The Ideas.
Why are ancient myths important to us today and what do they have to teach us? Will there ever come a time when we’ve learned these lessons and don’t require these stories any longer? With Tim Carroll, Shaw Festival Artistic Director
Part 2: The Artists.
Today, podcasting has increasingly become a popular medium to share information, thoughts and stories. What makes podcasts such a compelling narrative device for oral storytelling? With Leah-Simone Bowen, Writer, Producer, Director, Podcaster