Brief But Spectacular

Weyni Mengesha on Inclusion in the Theatre

“If you don't create content for different communities, how do you get them to come to the theatre?”
Weyni Mengesha offers her Brief But Spectacular take on how theatre can be used as a vehicle to support the next generation of storytellers. 3:30

"If you don't create content for different communities, how do you get them to come to the theatre?"

Weyni Mengesha, artistic director of Toronto's Soulpepper Theatre, unpacks her relationship with theatre and offers her Brief But Spectacular take on how it can be used as a vehicle to support the next generation of storytellers.

Brief But Spectacular is a 10-episode web series highlighting inspirational Canadians as they share their unique takes on their areas of passion and expertise. From forgiveness to anxiety in comedy to improving memory, these short but powerful interviews will offer new perspectives everyone can learn from.