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The project uses the collaborative creation of a play to amplify the voices of people in Hamilton often marginalized in public debate.

The world’s a stage — for all

Enter stage left: Christina Sinding, the director of McMaster’s School of Social Work.

Jul 03, 2018

Sinding and her colleagues in the Faculty of Social Sciences had been playing with an idea: how to use the arts both to teach students in a new ways and to foster community engagement by creating a platform for stories of experience — stories that are often tokenized or marginalized in public discussions about the future of the city.

Theatre seemed like an idea way to do that. Without any experiencein creating theatre, though, the idea was just that: an idea.

Enter stage right: Catherine Graham, an associate professor in McMaster’s Film & Theatre Studies program... read the full story on the Brighter World research hub.