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By Breeonne Baxter on September 20, 2018
The Conflict Theatre team would like to invite you to a special performance on Tuesday, Oct. 16. At this performance, you will see a short play about workplace conflict at UBC. You will have opportunities, should you want, to participate and try out possible ways to change what happens in the play. The play is presented and created by UBC employees based on real stories from our community. Through Conflict Theatre, we explore ways in which we can change our narratives of workplace conflict.
Conflict Theatre Performance
Oct. 16, 2018, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Lillooet Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 E Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
RSVP at http://bit.ly/Oct16Performance by Oct. 1
By Breeonne Baxter on June 14, 2018
UBC staff and faculty are invited to watch Rehearsing Conflict’s free workshop performance on Thursday, June 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Dorothy Somerset Studio (6361 University Blvd). Please RSVP online.
Rehearsing Conflict is theatre with a mission: supporting constructive conflict engagement on UBC campus. To do this, we use forum theatre techniques to explore and perform real stories of conflict from our community to find new solutions, challenge assumptions, and build understanding. In this theatre performance put on by participants in the Summer Intensive workshop, audience members are welcome to watch and can volunteer to join us on stage and take part in the conversation. Everyone is welcome.
Rehearsing Conflict is produced by the Conflict Theatre@UBC program.
By Breeonne Baxter on May 3, 2018
Every team faces conflict, and as a leader it is important to know how to guide your team through situations where conflict arises. Conflict Theatre is a learning opportunity that will help you bring your conflict management skills to the next level. As a participant, you can expect to walk away with the following skills:
The deadline for applications for this year’s summer intensive has been extended to May 21 – register at https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5iiY9MsHJi9qsoB.
For more information, please contact the Conflict Theatre Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By Breeonne Baxter on April 19, 2018
We all face difficult conversations, but what if you had a better way to handle them? Conflict Theatre is a constructive conflict engagement strategy that can be applied widely across the UBC community. Join a diverse cohort to learn a new approach to conflict and practice new strategies. This year’s summer intensive workshop series uses forum theatre techniques to explore and perform real stories of conflict from our community. Within this intensive, you can expect to:
All UBC employees are eligible and no acting experience is required, but space is limited. Please apply before April 30, 2018, at https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5iiY9MsHJi9qsoB. Contact email@example.com if you need support to attend.
By Breeonne Baxter on September 28, 2017
How does your team handle conflict? In challenging situations, we could all use more tools. Conflict Theatre@UBC supports UBC employees in developing the skills, embodied knowledge, and attitudes to approach conflict constructively and authentically. Through a variety of customizable activities and exercises, Conflict Theatre programming can help build self-awareness, relationship management skills, and the courage to face conflict. Choose from performances, skill building sessions, and intensives that suit your team or unit.
Conflict Theatre uses techniques to practice constructive engagement with conflict and gain the courage we need to do so. The program is a collaboration between Human Resources and the Department of Theatre and Film.
By Breeonne Baxter on June 22, 2017
This summer, members of the UBC community have come together to share and act out stories of conflict in order to find solutions, challenge assumptions, and build understanding, in the Rehearsing Conflict: Theatre Workshop Series. Join us for the final performance on June 29, for a unique theatrical experience that will feature the results of this work.
This free show will involve reflection on the difficult conversations we all face in the UBC workplace and there will be space for interactive community dialogue. In forum theatre, some audience members even voluntarily become part of the story by jumping on stage. Everyone is encouraged to attend and interact with the performance at their own comfort level.
By Breeonne Baxter on May 25, 2017
Can you remember the last difficult conversation you had? If you had another chance, would you do it differently? Join a diverse cohort from across UBC to learn a new approach to conflict and practice new strategies. This free workshop series uses forum theatre techniques to explore and perform real stories of conflict from our community.
All UBC employees are eligible & no acting experience is required.
Visit our Rehearsing Conflict Theatre Workshop Series page to learn more about the program, and to register.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
By cfaulconer on June 19, 2014
Please distribute to your faculty and staff
UBC’s Conflict Theatre Troupe is expanding! This exceptional program & unique learning opportunity explores conflict and builds individual and team resilience. Volunteers do not need theatre experience, just a willingness and a passion to try something new!
What participating looks like:
If you or someone you know is interested please contact Emily Klemic at email@example.com for further details.