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YV:IDemystify 2022 Season

Free Zoom events


YV:IDemystify continues in Spring 2022, with a series of free events aimed at catalysing debate in the theatre sector. Through informal conversations between working professionals and audiences, YV:IDemystify provides a platform for the sharing of knowledge, questions, experiences, and best practice models.

YV:IDemystify began in 2020 with the question: how do we create a better and more transparent theatre sector? Better meaning more supportive to creators, storytellers and makers. More transparent in that the mechanisms for making work for the stage are revealed and challenged, and theatre makers are presented with innovative pathways for their creative journeys.

In 2022, YV:IDemystify will continue to address topics that are current to makers of work for the stage – to provide a toolkit and help to navigate the challenges of an often opaque industry.

Challenging Eurocentric Dramaturgy

  • Challenging Eurocentric Dramaturgy


    This event brings together signatories of the open letter, "We Need To Talk About Dramaturgy", with dramaturges, script developers and literary associates to discuss changes made so far, and changes still to be made.

The Ethics of New Technologies

  • The Ethics of New Technologies


    This event brings together creators at the forefront of innovation with thinkers in technoethics.

Theatre as Defiance

  • Theatre as Defiance


    Bringing together artists who combine in their stage work advocacy, activism and art, this event sheds light on theatre as a means of defiance and galvanization.

All events will be BSL translated and have auto-generated captioning