The R4W office is buzzing these days as we clue up our International Women’s Day documentation and focus on our next project for the year: Women From The Future. Today we are revamping our letterhead and updating our sites with our new logo! We recently commissioned designer and web develop Jimmy Rose to create this
Roles 4 Women’s Liz Solo is a performance and media artist who creates events for real and virtual spaces. “The Asteroid” is a solo performance piece inspired by the #MeToo movement. This piece is part of the creative process for Liz Solo’s upcoming “Women From The Future” theatre performance. A lone woman stands in her
Women From The Future Roles 4 Women are thrilled to announce our 2018 Commissioning Project – Women From The Future – initiating exciting, fresh and timely performance work from four of Canada’s most innovative performance artists. Roles 4 Women have commissioned short theatrical works from Canadian creatrixes Catherine Falkner (Vancouver), Tina Pearson (Victoria), Wendi Smallwood
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3svGhypBaI4] This is a wonderful short documentary on the first Rock School for Girls – created and presented in St. John’s in 2003 by Cherie Pyne, Liz Solo (Liz Pickguard) and Rhiannon Thomas with support from The Independent Artists Cooperative. The Black Bag Media Collective hold all the archives for the Independent Artists Cooperative
The follow slideshow documents Liz Solo’s most recent performance of “Virtually Yours” from the series of works lifted from her novel in progress “other life” – produced by Roles 4 Women. This performance took place at Artscape, Gibraltar Point on Toronto Island on April 20, 2016 as part of an annual Open Studio event. Directed
Roles 4 Women are celebrating new releases today with the launch of our R4W YouTube Channel and the release of TrixXxie’s first recording – a five song EP available now for download here: TrixXxie EP on Bandcamp. The EP was recorded and mixed by Colleen Power, mastered by Jason Whelan, produced by TrixXxie with Roles
TrixXxie are super busy this season, playing shows and releasing videos. Their big event is coming up Sunday December 27th at The Levee with special guests Lavaweed and Twerp. TrixXxie will be releasing a five song punk rock EP recorded by Colleen Power and produced by Roles 4 Women and The Black Bag Media Collective.
Roles 4 Women are happy to announce that we have been granted Canada Council for the Arts funding to present literary theatre performances from Liz Solo’s upcoming new novel. Performances are scheduled for the Spring of 2016 at alternative venues around the country. Liz will be collaborating with American artist Bibbe Hansen on this work.
Happy World Theatre Day to all of our colleagues, friends and associates around the globe! WTD highlights and celebrates the theatre every year on March 27th. World Theatre Day is also the anniversary of the founding of Roles 4 Women. Against all odds – Today Roles 4 women is ten years old! Every World Theatre
At this year’s TrixXxiefest R4W produced a comedy night at Scanlan’s Lounge. It was a huge success and Roles 4 Women have taken the ball and run with it – creating a regular stand up comedy event twice a month called Burnin’ Down the Kitchen Cabaret. Every show features an all woman lineup, a musical