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Opening Conversation: Situating Residency and Responding to Pablo’s Metaphor

Date & time
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
9 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Other dates

Monday, March 8, 2021
Friday, March 12, 2021


Pablo Gershanik, Patrick Leroux, Bonnie Harnden, Luis Sotelo Castro, and Mark Sussman


This event is free





The Concordia professors Mark Sussman (Theatre), Luis Sotelo Castro (Theatre/Oral History), Louis Patrick Leroux (English & Eudes françaises) and Bonnie Harnden (Creative Arts Therapies) hosting our guest artist and scholar in their classrooms and workshops will engage with Pablo Gershanik, following up on emerging topics from the previous day’s keynote address and thinking forward to the week’s activities and some of the topics they hope to explore.

This event is part of Pablo Gershanik's virtual residency at Concordia University, presenting his artistic work on intimate models, object theatre, memory and resilience. 

This residency is made possible by the Faculty of Arts & Science, the Faculty of Fine Arts, and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture.

How can you participate? Register for the Zoom Webinar.

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Pablo Gershanik

Pablo Gershanik is an actor, director, and professor. A graduate of the École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq, he has been an actor touring internationally for Cirque Éloize (Canada), Compagnie Philippe Genty (France), Compagnia Finzi Pasca (Switzerland/Canada) and has directed theatre and co-directed one of 7 doigts de la main Fibonacci projects. He has taught physical theatre, clown and object theatre for more than 20 years in Mexico, Argentina, and France. At the National University of San Martín in Buenos Aires, he created and has been directing the Specialization in Performance and Interpretation with Masks. He is currently an artist affiliated with Centre Quatre Paris and the Cité international des arts de Paris.

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