AANMITAAGZI HAS ARRIVED!

~ photo of Penny Couchie, co-AD of Aanmitaagzi by Nadya Kwandibens, Redworks ~ we are nestled in the downtown marriott in ottawa, and happy at the arrival of Aanmitaagzi: sid bobb, penny couchie (pictured above) and troupe, drove all the way from Nipissing First Nation North Bay. we’ll all be working to bring an offering to…

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ARTICLE 11 and friends in ottawa

DECLARATION is hitting ottawa in a few weeks. Greats Santee Smith, Monique Mojica, Michelle Latimer, ShoShona Kish, Raven Kanatakta and Jesse Wente will be jamming with us to offer up some creative visitations. Pop by the Salon at the NAC and check out our installation/performance creation lab. All people welcome.

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spirited

Sera-Lys McArthur by Juan Camilo Palacio from the NEPA 2013 production. design Moro, direction/writing Beagan. we’re back at it. in workshop with In Spirit, at queen’s u. this work never stops being topical, yet it is inspired by a missing and murdered case that goes back more than thirty years. our country is sorrowfully slow…

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Fort Art

[photo: Brandon Oakes as “Clem” by Juan Camilo Palacio] our time at the Fort started off with an adventure. the truck for our workshop set was pushed into place by 7 stubborn and generous humans as co-director/founder andy moro steered our one tonne friend along its way. the second day, actors joined and it was…

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A Soldier’s Tale

Michael Greyeyes’ Signal Theatre creatively helms and produces, along with producing partners DanceWorks and commissioning partners Canada Dance Festival and the National Arts Centre. | Choreographed and directed by Michael Greyeyes, this dance theatre work probes the lives of soldiers over the span of fifty years, from the end of the Second World War to…

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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….

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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…

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Launched

  In June of 2013, Andy Moro designed video/projection and installed the Kaha:wi Dance Theatre work The Honouring at Fort York in Toronto. This work is shaped to play in a diverse number of outdoor spaces, with a secondary version available in the event of inclement weather. Robert Kerr, programmer and supervisor of special events…

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