Media & Press

Chantal Bilodeau Brings Climate Change to the Theater

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Pacific Standard, July 9, 2018

Playwright Chantal Bilodeau first visited the Arctic in 2007. She had not thought much about climate change in the past, but seeing Alaska's melting glaciers firsthand and hearing stories of forced migration propelled the crisis to the top of her mind. She decided to write a play about the high north, its people, and the challenges they're facing. Read more.


Los Angeles Review of Books, May 16, 2018

Guernica magazine co-sponsored a three-panel conversation series with the New York Society Library titled “The Art and Activism of the Anthropocene.” The first panel met on April 11, 2018, at the New York Society Library, and included National Book Award-winning novelist William T. Vollmann, playwright Chantal Bilodeau, and New York Magazine journalist David Wallace-Wells. Read more.


The Justice, March 27, 2018

It’s not easy to fit a playwright, translator, director, founder, co-founder, two-time recipient of the First Prize in the Earth Matters on Stage Ecodrama Festival, curator and writer on a single podium in the Merrick Theater, until you realize they are all one person. Read more.


When the Oil Folks Embrace the Wind

Citizen's Climate Radio, January 20, 2018

Two conversations with host Peterson Toscano: Grant Samms, from Washington College's Center for Environment and Society, talks about how it essential for climate advocates to understand that a "sense of place" plays a major role in affecting how communities respond to new ideas. Chantal Bilodeau talks about The Arctic Cycle and the two initiatives Artists & Climate Change and Climate Change Theatre Action


Yale Climate Connections, October 10, 2017

Anyone can volunteer to put on a play - the goal is to start more conversations about climate through art.


Chantal Bilodeau: Eco Theater Takes Action

Let's Talk About the Weather, July 7, 2017

Environmental podcast hosted by Ashley Mazanec.


High North News, August 16, 2016

July and August are always the most popular months of the year for museum visits. But thanks to a growing number of artists interested in the Arctic, you don’t need to go to the Louvre to experience the North through art. Read more.


Yale Climate Connections, August 5, 2016

Playwright is writing eight plays about the effects of climate change in the Arctic.


Canadian Wildlife, July 1, 2015

With work underway on a cycle of eight plays, Chantal Bilodeau is giving an artistic voice to the challenge of a changing Arctic environment. Read more.