June 27th | 5pm – 7pm
Bus Stop Theatre Community Room (off Maitland St)
Registration is $10 or free for Co-op Members
Registration is now open for the Bus Stop Theatre Writer’s Circle’s workshop Serving Story with Jackie Torrens. In this workshop, Jackie Torrens will discuss how serving Story in different capacities can make you a stronger storyteller, story structure for both fiction and non-fiction storytelling, how to find a documentary subject and form a relationship, pitching your story and what should be included in your pitch deck.
Jackie Torrens (she/they) is an award-winning actor, writer and director, who works in TV, film, theatre and radio in both documentary and narrative story-telling. Along with producer Jessica Brown, they own Peep Media, a Halifax-based production company (peepmedia.tv). Torrens has done films for CBC, documentary Channel, Bravofactual and Vision. Their latest feature film, Bernie Langille Wants To Know What Happened To Bernie Langille, debuted at last year’s Hot Docs and won Best Documentary at FIN and Best Atlantic Filmmaker at Lunenburg Doc. Torrens’ radio documentaries have won Atlantic Journalism and CBC Excellence awards. As a playwright, their work has premiered at the National Arts Centre. They were nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress for their work in the OUTtv series, Sex & Violence. Stage highlights include playing Hamlet and also Katurian in Martin MacDonough’s The Pillowman.