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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Shuttles run to UAA at 7:45, 8:00, 8:15, and 8:30 a.m. - Due to limited capacity, please RSVP here.
Registration open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
8:00-9:00 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

Mainstage Lobby


9:00-10:20 a.m.

Paper Panel

ARTS 116

Matthew Delbridge, University of Melbourne, Victorian College of the Arts

"Monkey Business: ‘Or Getting Your Ape On’"

Jordan Hall

“Eco-Theatre and Storytelling Strategies in Climate Fiction”

Antonia (Tonia) Krueger, Eckerd College

"Sharing Voices: Contemporary Performance on Behalf of the Arctic"

Emma Morgan-Thorp, York University

“'In Love with Place:' Settler Performances & Unsettling Affects on the Wild West Coast"


​10:30-11:50 a.m.


Movement as a tool to deepen our connection with nature

Molissa Udevitz, Anchorage artist

Harper Studio (ARTS 129)

(Note: open to the first 25 participants only)

Play Reading

Runner Up, EMOS New Play Contest

Oberon Springs by M.G. Erickson

Mainstage Theatre (ARTS 220)

12:00-1:00 p.m. - Lunch

Lunch on your own

Shuttles run back and forth to Tudor Square Shopping Center

Food options include:


Uncle Joes' Pizza

Thai Kitchen

Blue Fox Bar and Restaurant

Golden Gate Chinese

Taco King


1:10-1:30 p.m.


CHOP CHOP: Sounding Fire, Signaling Smoke

Bronwyn Preece, University of Huddersfield

Harper Studio (ARTS 129)

1:40-3:00 p.m.

Keynote Performance

Allison Warden

Mainstage Theatre (ARTS 220)


3:10-4:30 p.m.


Satire Beyond Parody: Creating Absurd Worlds to Expose Human Frailty (and idiocy…)

Brenda Varda, Wordspace Los Angeles

Harper Studio (ARTS 129)


More Sustainable Materials and Practices for Scenic Production

Paul Brunner, Indiana University

Michael Mehler, Allegheny University

ARTS 116 


​4:40-6:10 p.m.


Climate Change Theatre Action 2017 Panel and Readings

Mainstage Theatre (ARTS 220)

Chantal Bilodeau, The Arctic Cycle

Ian Garrett, York University

Brian Cook, University of Alaska, Anchorage

Julia Levine, The Arctic Cycle

Jessica Litwak, Artists Rise Up New York

Giovanni Ortega, Pomona College

Paula Cizmar, University of Southern California

Derek Davidson, Appalachian State University

Jordan Hall, playwright

Lydia Fort, Emory University

6:10-7:30 p.m.

CCTA Reception (must be 21 years of age or older - RSVP required)

Harper Studio (ARTS 129)

7:30-8:30 p.m.


Messy Humans

Performed by: Brenda Varda, Wordspace Los Angeles 

Harper Studio (ARTS 129)


​Shuttles run to hotel

8:00 p.m.

Performance of EMOS-winning play

Rain and Zoe Save the World by Crystal Skillman

Mainstage Theatre (ARTS 220)

(full conference registration or performance ticket required)

Shuttles run to hotel

Optional group gathering: Bar Meetup Downtown, TBA

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