Join The Shoe Project in Windsor

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Windsor

, Ontario

Are you an immigrant or refugee woman interested in writing?
Do you want to tell the story of how you came to Canada?

 

DATE AND TIME

Sept. 6. 2022 – Feb. 26, 2023

 

WHAT WILL WE DO?

Twelve women will work with Windsor author Heidi L. M. Jacobs to create a 600-word personal memoir about their journey to Canada. The writing session is followed by performance coaching with theatre artist Alice Nelson, and a public performance at the Capitol Theatre.

 

MENTORS

Writing Mentor––Heidi L. M. Jacobs, writer, winner of Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour in 2020

Performance coach––Alice Nelson, actor-creator, playwright, director, producer, associate professor at School of Dramatic Art, University of Windsor

 

ARE WE LOOKING FOR YOU?

Are you a woman (aged 18 to 80) who has immigrated to Canada as an adult? Did you learn English as a second language and are now at a mid-intermediate to high-intermediate level? Do you want to tell your story? Are you motivated to learn to write expressively and speak publicly in English?

 

HOW TO APPLY?

Please contact Windsor@theshoeproject.online before August 22, 2022 to apply or ask for more information.

Applicants are interviewed and then selected. Interviews will be held in the last week of August.

 

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.