Open Word: Readings and Ideas: Jordan Tannahill
Jordan Tannahill will be reading as part of Open Word: Readings and Ideas, a literary series hosted by Open Space in partnership with the University of Victoria. Tannahill will be reading from his book Theatre of the Unimpressed: In Search of Vital Drama and his play Sunday in Sodom.
Tannahill will read at the University of Victoria on Monday, February 6 at 10:00 a.m. at the Engineering Computer Science Building, Room 116, and then on Monday, February 6 at 1:00 p.m. at the Harry Hickman Building, Room 105. His reading at the Copper Owl (1900 Douglas Street) will take place on Tuesday, February 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Jordan Tannahill is a playwright, theatre director, and filmmaker. From 2012-2016, Tannahill ran the alternative art-space Videofag in Toronto in collaboration with William Ellis. His plays and films have been presented across Canada and internationally. Tannahill received the 2014 Govenor General’s Award for Drama for his book Age of Minority: Three Solo Plays, the 2014 John Hirsch Prize for directing, a Dora Award for rihannaboi95 in 2013 and for Concord Floral in 2015, and was named Globe and Mail Canadian Artist of the Year in 2014.
Praise for Jordan Tannahill’s books:
“Essential reading for anyone interested in the state of contemporary theatre and performance.” – GLOBE AND MAIL