TALK TO ME
How can different generations really talk? How can they share experience?
A work on working together in process.Conceived by Erin Brubacher and Erum Khan. Created and performed by collaborators ages 16-68.
Talk To Me is an interactive performance that instigates multigenerational conversations. The project is grounded in the belief that connection and communication between people at different stages in life is important in navigating our shared world– both personally and politically.
Talk To Me chapter III will take place at Evergreen Brick Works in June 2024, made and performed by Erin Brubacher, Chloe Cha, Anne Wessels with Andrea Nann and Sara Constant. Check back for more details.
Talk To Me chapter II was created and performed by Erin Brubacher, Erum Khan, Chloe Cha, Felix Chew and Anne Wessels, supported by Sandy Plunkett, Adrien Whan, and Matthew Pencer, with consultants Kaitlin Hickey (design) and Cara Spooner (movement).
Toronto, December-January 2023. Photos by Jeremy Mimnagh
Talk To Me chapter I asked: who are the people we come from, and how do we know ourselves through them? Four grandchildren began a conversation. Award winning artists Erin Brubacher and Erum Khan teamed-up with four teenage performance-makers, to begin work on this new piece of documentary theatre.
SummerWorks 2022. Photos by Jeremy MimnaghSummerWorks 2022 iteration Team:
Creator / Directors: Erin Brubacher and Erum Khan
Creator / Performers: Hiyab Araya, Chloe Cha, Felix Chew, and Iris MacNada
Stage Manager / Production Manager: Franco Pang
Apprentice Stage/Production Manager: Saraphina Knights
Talk To Me has received funding from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council.