Sunday May 21st: 2:00 – 3:30pm – Far Studio

ALLY AWARENESS: The Basics – Sex/Gender/Sexuality/Pronouns/The Flag/The Alphabet – for friends who want to know

The language and landscape surrounding sex / sexuality / gender / gender identity and expression / seems ever changing. And it is! The alphabet and the importance of pronouns can seem daunting. And it can be!
Allies want to help and be supportive. You may want to ask questions — but not know where to turn — or how to ask without offending or upsetting. It can feel like a minefield. This is the workshop for you! Join, actor / singer / educator & Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), Bruce Dow, for an introduction to the basics – because you care and want to understand and support your students better.

Bruce Dow (Non-Binary /Any & All Pronouns)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), CRPO, OAMHP, CASC, AACE, ACTRA, AEA, CAEA, SAG-AFTRA
Award-winning Actor, Singer, Director, Theatre Educator.
Bruce Dow best known for their 5 featured roles on Broadway; 12 Seasons in leading roles at the Stratford Festival; and their award-winning work in Toronto and Washington, DC — went back to school during the pandemic to study Inter-cultural Psychotherapy and Multi-Faith Psychospiritual Care. It is Bruce’s new research to explore not what we do, but how we engage with our selves while we do.