Laurel Green (she/her) is an artist, creative producer, and interdisciplinary collaborator whose work is deeply engaged with process, exploring methodologies for creation, and strategies for shared leadership. She is a nationally-recognized dramaturg with a decade of practice in the creation, development, and production of new performance work. From the world premiere of over a dozen plays, to performance installations, gameful experiences, digital projects, and secret backyard shows; Laurel designs invitations to participate and provocations for change.
An experienced artistic leader, Laurel was the Festival Producer for One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo, Dramaturg and Artistic Associate for new play development at Alberta Theatre Projects. With a Masters degree from the University of Toronto, she is an alumni of the Cultural Leadership program at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. As an industry leader and community activator, Laurel was named to Avenue Magazine Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40.
Laurel has an active freelance practice wherein she plans, facilitates, and produces arts and culture gatherings with intention and care. Most recently, she produced the Arts Champions Summit for Victoria's Capital Regional District (CRD). She is currently the Digital Partnerships Producer for The Cultch.
As a Canadian and Australian citizen, Laurel is a descendant of British settlers and currently lives as an uninvited guest on the traditional territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən-speaking peoples, now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations (colonially known as Victoria, BC). Her work intersects with communities, neighbourhoods, and landscapes across Turtle Island that occupy the traditional and unceded territories of many Indigenous peoples.
October 6 - 10: Yarrow Collective's Garden of Stories (Mayne Island/SḴŦAḴ, BC)
September 18 - 24: asses.masses at The Theatre Centre (T'karonto: Toronto, ON)
September 11 - 17: FARCE (Fictional Arts: Reimagining Creative Ecosystems) Zones Théàtrales, National Arts Centre (Ottawa)
September 1 - 10: asses.masses at UNAM (Mexico City, Mexico)
August 6 - 7: FARCE Development Workshop Victoria (Victoria/lək̓ʷəŋən)
June 16 & 17, 23 - 26: Yarrow Collective @ Voices in Nature, Pacific Opera Victoria (Victoria/lək̓ʷəŋən)
June 15 - 18: Performance in the Pacific North West, Canadian Association of Theatre Research (CATR) Conference, (Halifax/Mi’kma’ki, NS)
June 9: asses.masses at STAGES Theatre Festival (Halifax/Mi’kma’ki, NS)
June 8: asses.masses at FOLDA (Kingston, ON)
May 28: Yarrow Collective at Play Streets (Victoria/lək̓ʷəŋən,, BC)
May 27: Spring Concert, The Choir YYC, (Victoria/lək̓ʷəŋən,, BC)
May 19 - 22: Yarrow Collective Development Workshop (Mayne Island/SḴŦAḴ, BC)
May 17: Arts Champions Summit, Capital Regional District CRD (Victoria/lək̓ʷəŋən,, BC)
April 1: Locals Only Photo Walk - Process Club (Victoria/lək̓ʷəŋən, BC)
March 15 - 18: Research Trip to Campbell River, Performance in the Pacific North West, University of Victoria
March 13 - 28: Agents + Managers Professional Development Program (CAPACOA)
March 4: Locals Only Photo Walk - Process Club (Victoria/lək̓ʷəŋən, BC)
March 2 - 4: asses.masses at Buenos Aires International Festival (FIBA), Buenos Aires, AR (ES)
January - March: Digital Performance Module - Guest Instructor, York University