#CANADA 150 @ edinburgh

Santee Smith in the original iteration of DECLARATION, 2013 #Canada150 when will you end? seriously, so many invitations to partake in your events. so many brilliant colleagues roped into feeling complicit with these weird parties. we’re in edinburgh now, proud to be the noted voice of dissent at Selfconscious’s canada hub. we’re doing a DECLARATION.  […] Read More

Reckoning MTL

at Onishka Prodcutions’ Indigenous Contemporary Scene, June 2017. Centaur Theatre, Thursday, June 8 at 8 pm and Friday, June 9 at 8 p.m. This production was made possible through support of Playwrights’ Workshop Montreal’s Residency program. featuring Jonathan Fisher, Marcel Petit, Tara Beagan, Julie Tamiko Manning and Andy Moro. production assistance by Aurora Torok. Photo […] Read More


“Healing always comes with wounds. They are inextricably linked. At its best, art exposes the latter to further the former and in doing so can mark a path for reconciliation. Reckoning from ARTICLE 11 does just this. As powerful, poignant and vital a performance as you will see this year, at a time when we […] Read More

Reckoning – Spring 2016

COMING THIS SPRING. written, directed and designed by Tara Beagan – Ntlaka’pamux and Irish “Canadian” and Andy Moro – Omushkego Cree / Mixed Euro WARNING: language and content contains graphic historical and sexual violence STARRING PJ Prudat – Cree/Saulteaux Métis and French/Scandinavian of Saskatchewan Jonathan Fisher – Pottawattami, Mukwa Dodem, Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve Brandon […] Read More

Dreary & Izzy

Western Canada Theatre . Gateway Theatre . Persephone Theatre . Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company | This work introduced the Indigenous theatrical community to Tara Beagan (and vice versa) when Native Earth premiered it in 2005. The play was intended to have a Western Canada debut in Alberta, in 2012, but was re-scheduled for early 2013. […] Read More

In Spirit

photo by Juan Camilo Palacio a Native Earth Performing Arts production | “I don’t remember growing up. Not really. Do people remember that? Growing? Only when it hurts, maybe.” Synopsis Spring, 1979. A young girl is mere days away from celebrating her birthday. Her dad can’t keep the secret of her gift any longer, so […] Read More