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Survival of the Artist: Women in the Arts During a Pandemic
March 8 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The National Arts Centre is celebrating International Women’s Day with free online events centered on women’s voices and experiences. This panel discussion begins the day with extraordinary Canadian women in the performing arts on how the pandemic has affected their lives and careers.
The English panel, at 12:30 p.m., will include artist and creator Nicole Brooks (Toronto); theatre artist Heidi Susanne MacDonald (Rosebud, AB); performer, musician, playwright, producer, director and motivational speaker Sylvia Cloutier (Kuujjuaq, Nunavik); and singer-songwriters Leela Gilday (Yellowknife) and Irish Mythen (Ireland/PEI). The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Jillian Horton (Winnipeg), an internist, musician, medical educator and author of the recently released book We Are All Perfectly Fine: A Memoir of Love, Medicine and Healing, as well as host of the NAC speaker series Arts, Medicine and #Life.