Climate Action

 We understand that we are living through a Climate Emergency that is the result of the patriarchal, colonial, extractivist structures that we live under. We aim to empower people and stories that positively impact our natural environment and the society we live in.

OFFSET OUR
CARBON FOOTPRINT

Neworld Theatre’s GHG emissions from business travel and utility usage have been offset with Carbonzero since 2019.

Producer Sandra Henderson attended the Artists & Climate Change Incubator in Alaska. This 5-day intensive brought together artists, activists, scientists, and educators to further their engagement with climate change through artistic practices.

Managing Director Alen Dominguez is a certified Climate Reality Leader, through the Climate Reality Project, founded by Al Gore.

SECTORAL CLIMATE ARTS LEADERSHIP FOR THE EMERGENCY

Managing Director Alen Dominguez is part of the Roundtable group of SCALE, a ‘network of networks’ of artists and organizations working at the intersection of culture and climate in Canada. Within SCALE, Neworld is one of the many arts organizations that form The Art Mob.

WRITE AND READ PLAYS ABOUT THE CLIMATE

On December 20th, 2019, Neworld along with fellow Progress Lab companies and collaborators Electric Theatre, Playwrights Theatre Centre (PTC), rice & beans theatre and Rumble, hosted a gathering as part of the 2019 Climate Change Theatre Action which included readings of a few plays including Dust written by Neworld’s Senior Artist Marcus Youssef, as well as Yvette Nolan’s Breathing Space, A Letter From the Ocean by Caridad Svich and Kamil Haque’s The Olde Woman Who Lived in a Shoe.

We Love Talking About It

We make the conversation about climate change a regular part of the focus on every project from the outset, considering ways to reduce waste and emissions. Got an idea that would help Neworld reduce its fossil fuel footprint? Get in touch with us!

Land Acknowledgment

Neworld is grateful to create our work on the unceded and traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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