Managing Artistic Director Kim Blackwell is thrilled to sit down with Jillian Keiley for this Artist Talk Series, as part of 4th Line’s Emerging Women’s Directing Project. Kim Blackwell In Conversation With… will focus on Canadian women theatre artists who are pioneers in their field. 4th Line’s Epic Women’s Directing Project was launched in May 2017 to provide female Canadian directors the opportunity to train and work in the company’s unique community-based model. Proudly sponsored by Supporting Roles Interactive Training Inc., the Epic Women’s Directing Project aims to address the issues around gender parity in the performing arts.
The series, which honours the achievements of women in the Canadian theatre landscape, will be live streamed on four Tuesday afternoons in May. The series opened on Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 with Kim Blackwell In Conversation With… Jillian Keiley, award-winning director from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Founder of Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland and the Artistic Director of the National Arts Centre’s English Theatre.