RCA Theatre Company


Post-Show Discussion Questions

Ask students: 

  • Did Eugenio immigrate or migrate to Newfoundland and Labrador? Explain.
  • List three things that Eugenio experienced because he was an immigrant. 
  • What were the pros and cons of online dating for Eugenio in ALTAR? 
  • How was pride expressed in ALTAR?
  • Name the ways in which Eugenio experienced from homophobia in ALTAR.
  • What were some microaggressions and macroaggressions seen in ALTAR?
  • What were elements of Eugenio’s culture expressed in ALTAR? What were some of his traditions?
  • What does accountability look like in ALTAR?
  • Discuss loss and coping mechanisms used by Eugenio in ALTAR.
  • What did forgiveness look like in ALTAR?
  • Is Eugenio a reliable narrator? How do our memories change as we ourselves change?
  • How did the show’s design—set, props, lighting— impact the telling of the story?