Theatre

A Piece of Twisted Steel

Performance by wind in the leaves collective This interdisciplinary performance offers insights into the intergenerational conflicts and challenges of a family emigrating from the Caribbean to North America. Through video, music, dance and spoken word poetry, this piece offers a powerful means to engage students on the challenges of displacement, racism, poverty and violence, as well…

Liquid Lead

Performance by Tottering Biped Theatre 'Liquid Lead Dancing' is a gender neutral system of partner dancing created by Trevor Copp and Jeff Fox. Trevor and Jeff deliver a talk and workshop promoting the idea of gender equality in dance and life. In this convention-breaking performance, they demonstrate 'Liquid Lead' dance technique in salsa, Rumba, and…

Where Have All The Natives Gone?

Program by Little Red Barnes Theatre Young people continuously try to make meaningful connections between their learning and personal experiences. creative explo-ration can be a catalyst for deeper understanding and self-discovery in a complex world. Anishinaabe artist-educator Herbie Barnes and Little Red Barnes Theatre bring a unique program to schools to help young people unpack…

Little Red Barnes Theatre

A COLLABORATIVE MEETING PLACE Actor, playwright, director and dramaturge Herbie Barnes is an Anishinaabe from Aundeck Omni Kaning, Manitoulin Island. He is best known for his role as Joseph in the film Dance Me Outside and on the CBC series The Rez. His numerous stage credits include: Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit, [...]

Hurricane Gerty

Performance by Edith Tankus From her dreamy entrance to her gutsy grand finale, Hurricane Gerty doles out ukulele arias, off-the-wall puppetry, charismatic crowd-control, and stupendous feats of spontaneous mirth. She delivers it all with graceful wit in a singularly unforgettable theatrical event. Ever determined and ever hopeful, the clown connects us with our own vulnerabilities…

Physical Illusions

Performance by Tottering Biped Theatre In Physical Illusions, students will see a series of short stories performed through the traditional French storytelling technique of mime, with Trevor Copp’s own take on physical theatre. A snorkelling adventure, a search for a special something gone missing, a dreamer who is fascinated with the stars in the sky,…