Dear Rona – Letters from Lockdown is a story collection project aimed at exploring life in the time of a worldwide pandemic.
Dear Rona – Letters from Lockdown is a new collaborative project from Theatre New Brunswick. Inspired by our current state of affairs, the idea behind Dear Rona is simple: send in letter and share your experience living in lockdown.
All stories collected through this project will be used as a platform for inspiration to create a new original, multi-disciplinary performance piece. The collection process will continue until the fall at which time invited artists from various disciplines will work collaboratively to create a unique piece of art based on our collective experience as a community, a province and a country.
“Right now we’re just hoping people will take the time to write us a letter or send us an email,” said TNB Artistic Director Natasha MacLellan. “We know everyone is experiencing COVID19 differently and we’re curious to learn how people are handling it.”
Everyone is encouraged to take part and participation is easy. To contribute your voice to this project, simply get in touch and share how living in lockdown has changed your life. Maybe you’ve reconnected with friends and family or have rekindled your love of reading. Maybe you’ve taken up baking bread, knitting or listening to your music collection with a new focus. Maybe you’ve been inspired by the kindness you’ve seen or offended by ignorance. Or maybe this whole situation has you worried about the future. We’re all experiencing this in unique ways. There are no wrong answers.
All contributions to this project will be accepted anonymously and excerpts from contributed stories will be shared through the company’s social media channels as the project progresses.
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