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Monday, October 17 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Creative Acting Project: I am a Lobster

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One time, I watched an episode of Two and a Half Men with a gay character on it, and it changed my life. This presentation has nothing to do with Charlie Sheen, but everything to do with being stuck. It is okay to feel stuck. Growing up as a closeted gay teen, I felt a certain pressure from those around me to come to a conclusion about who I was, when I had no idea. I created this piece because I wanted everyone to know (including myself) that individuality cannot be contained in a word or a phrase. We are all individuals, and whatever that means to you is what matters. It looks at the coming out experience as a metaphorical traffic jam.

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Joel Cumber

Student, Sheridan College
Joel is a fourth year student in the Honours of Bachelor of Music Theatre performance program. He grew up in Cambridge, Ontario and has been performing since he was 12 years old. He will be performing in this Theatre Sheridan season as Donkey in Shrek: the Musical, Jeter in Footloose, and J. Pierrepont Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. His other favourite roles include Joe Boyd in Theatre Sheridan's Damn... Read More →

Monday October 17, 2016 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Harbour Banquet & Conference Centre 2340 Ontario St, Oakville, ON L6L 6P7

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