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John Burge: 2021 Concours musical international de montréal

Three of John Burge’s Twenty-Four Preludes for Solo Piano were selected as the imposed pieces for the 2021 Concours musical international de montréal. Over four days in May 2021, eight finalists played Preludes Nos. 22, 23 and 6. Usually the final round of this competition

R. Mackay, K. Pegley, R. Draisey Collishaw: Junos 50th Anniversary

Multiple DAN school faculty members have contributed to The Conversation’s Junos 50h Anniversary Article. Click HERE to view article. “Cancon music aficionados are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Canada’s Juno Awards. Known variously in Juno history as “Best Single,” “Best Selling Single,” and now “Single of the

Julie Salverson: When Words Sing

The Watershed Festival opened with a book launch for When Words Sing. This collection of opera libretti is the first of its kind in English anywhere, and it’s Canadian! Meet the creators behind the words of Canadian opera in this exciting new collection of contemporary

Kelsey Jacobson: Audiences in the Archives

On March 22nd 2021 Kelsey Jacobson presented a paper on “Audiences in the Archives” investigating audiences as/by/for performance archives. This panel was organized by the Centre for Spectatorship and Audience Research and also featured Michael Wallace from Theatre Museum Canada. Kelsey’s paper asked how audience

Kelsey Jacobson: Gatherings: Archival and Oral Histories of Performance

As part of her work as a Co-Investigator on a SSHRC Partnership Development Grant, “Gatherings: Archival and Oral Histories of Performance,” Kelsey Jacobson traveled to Victoria, BC February 19-22nd for a symposium on Preserving Performances in the Pacific Northwest. She is focused on notions of

Kelsey Jacobson: Global Youth Citizenry and Radical Hope

Kelsey Jacobson has recently published a new edited collection, Global Youth Citizenry and Radical Hope: Enacting Community-Engaged Research through Performative Methodologies with co-editors Dr. Kathleen Gallagher and Dirk J. Rodricks. The book explores the affective and relational lives of young people in diverse urban spaces. By following the trajectories of young

Kelsey Jacobson: Qualitative Methodology

Kelsey Jacobson, as co-founder and director of the Centre for Spectatorship and Audience Research, organized and spoke on an Audience Research Methods Roundtable at the University of Toronto Scarborough on October 24th 2019 on the topic of interview as qualitative methodology. Alongside Scott Mealey and Dr. Kelsey Blair,

Kelsey Jacobson: Performance Matters

Kelsey Jacobson recently edited a special issue of Performance Matters (vol 5 no 2) on 21st-Century Spectatorship, alongside colleagues from the Centre for Spectatorship and Audience Research. The journal is open access and available online: https://performancematters-thejournal.com/index.php/pm/issue/view/13 It also features a piece by the Dan School’s Dr. Jenn Stephenson.