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Scapegoat Carnivale Plays

being taught in 2021

Concordia University, Montreal:

Intro to Playwrighting, Ricki by Joseph Shragge, taught by Greg MacArthur

Costume Design Realization, The Heretics of Bohemia by Joseph Shragge directed by Alison Darcy, taught by Cathia Pagotto

Université de Montréal, Montreal:

Theatre in Montreal- YEV written and directed by Alison Darcy and Joseph Shragge, taught by Joyce Boro

Nov 11, 2019 EVENT

Co-Artistic Director Alison Darcy moderated the Quebec Drama Federation event Serving Up Knowledge, hosting a discussion with fellow theatre artists about what makes Montreal a city worth creating in!  Check out the event by clicking here.

Oct 27, 2019 Event

Co-Artistic Director Joseph Shragge and regular Scapegoat Carnivale collaborator, McGill Classical Studies Professor

Lynn Kozakappeared at the Sunday at the Segal panel to discuss mythology and their production of Mythic.

Click here to be redirected to the Segal facebook page to watch video of the event.


Unfortunately we were not able to hold talkbacks after our remount of Sapientia during the

Wildside festival at CentaurTheatre in January 2019.

The following outreach activities were held during the premiere run of Sapientia in August 2018:


Held in the theatre directly following the show for approximately half an hour, admission was free.

Friday, August 17, 2018: Hroswitha in the 21st Century

Dr. Colleen Butler and Director and Asst. Prof. Mia van Leeuwen (Faculty of Fine Arts University of Lethbridge)

Sunday, August 19, 2018: Women & Violence in Sapientia

Assoc. Prof. Alanna Thain (McGill University Dept. of English & Director of Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies),

Micheline Chevrier (Artistic and Executive Director of Imago Theatre) and Assoc. Prof. Lynn Kozak (McGill University Classical Studies Dept.)

Thursday, August 23, 2018: A Broader Historical Analysis

Assoc. Prof. Lynn Kozak (McGill Classical Studies Dept.) and Co-Artistic Directors of Scapegoat Carnivale: Alison Darcy and Joseph Shragge

Friday, August 24, 2018: Object Theatre and Puppetry

Assoc. Prof. Mark Sussman (Concordia Theatre program & Assoc. Dean, Academic) and Zachary Fraser (Theatre Instructor at John Abbott College)


A talk-back with the show creators and a slavic McGill professor Daniel Pratt was well attended.

A relaxed performance was held at 15h on March 23, 2019 at the MAI theatre.

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