Until this year, Buddies in Bad Times theatre’s youth program was restricted to creator-performers who wanted to devise and act in their own solo show. While the format provided easy access for burgeoning monologuists, it meant young queer artists interested in other approaches were shut out. Newly appointed unit director Sunny Drake decided to toss this constraint and open the series to a broader range of projects.
For the next week, Daily Xtra is catching up with some of the artists in the Emerging Creators Unit to find out more about their pieces and what they have to say.
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