Hello Members of 21st Century Network!
Check out this upcoming festival, I thought you might be interested in some of the workshops and discussion / screenings (further info on workshops at the bottom)...
SEE YOU NEXT TUESDAY
Celebrating International Women’s Day, 8th March 2010
Fundraising for Eve Ensler’s V-Day, a global movement to stop violence against women and girls
New Players Theatre, 8th to 20th March 2010
A showcase of feminine and feminist talent across theatre, comedy and film with talks and workshops, SYNT has exclusive rights to stage The Vagina Monologues and also presents A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer, a selection of monologues edited by Eve Ensler that includes the premiere of Maya Angelou’s Woman Work, as part of the City of Joy Gala on 20th March.
V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls, including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM) and sexual slavery.
launching next Tuesday 2nd March
*FREE* V-Men Arts Workshops: 10 Ways To Be A Man
Miles Openshaw of Green Shoes Arts will facilitate these innovative arts workshops for MEN ONLY which explore what it means to be a man through games, activities and discussion to develop ideas towards a new groundbreaking script,'10 Ways to Be a Man', which will debut at the World Cup 2012 in South Africa as part of the global V-Men campaign. Similar workshops are being run around the world to create this new piece - come and be a part of London's contribution!
These workshops are being run as part of Eve Ensler's V-Day, a worldwide movement whereby local artists produce events and performances to raise awareness and funds to end violence against women and girls.
Come along and join in! For more on V-Men, please see www.vday.org/vmen
These workshops are free of charge, and space is limited, so please book your spot asap. To reserve your place please email us at email@example.com or join our Facebook group.
Further workshop info can be found at the New Players festival page.