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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.
Let's Talk About the Weather, July 7, 2017
Environmental podcast hosted by Ashley Mazanec.
The Arctic Cycle
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, September 2016
Presentation as part of the Citizen Artist Incubator residency.
Anchorage Press, August 30, 2016
Sila breathes life on the stage at Cyrano's, and it's brilliant. Chantal Bilodeau's play is beautifully written. Perhaps it is Bilodeau's work as a playwright and also as a translator that make the words weave composition with meaning, and symbolism with precision to deliver parallel storylines that intersect at just the right points. Read more.
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.
Open Media Boston, May 2, 2014
Plays about real-life human dramas often plumb deep cultural roots. For the first time in earth’s history, massive climate change is taking place in the presence of a terrestrial species that expresses itself in cultural artifacts. Read more.
Boston Globe, April 24, 2014
“Sila,” which is getting its world premiere from the Underground Railway Theater this week, is the first of Chantal Bilodeau’s planned eight-play cycle about climate change in eight countries of the Arctic — Canada, the United States, Greenland, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Russia. Read more.