Come Hear the Opening Keynote Address: “Can Art Change the World?”

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Gil Favreau
Thursday, November 13th
08:00–09:30
Room 200ABC – QCCC

Cirque du Soleil was built on values and deep convictions resting on a foundation of audacity, creativity, and imagination. What happens when you apply this approach to social action?
Come one, come all on Thursday morning to hear Gil Favreau, Cirque du Soleil’s Director of Social Action and Community Relations, Global Citizenship Service describe the powerful contribution that the arts can make toward positive change within communities, whether by raising public awareness on important social issues, or by reaching out to support those in need. Cirque du Soleil’s program Cirque du Monde is one example of how thousands of actors from within the arts community are organizing and working with passion and creativity to help improve living conditions across the globe.
Don’t miss this inspiring perspective on social action and innovative thinking!