Self-discovery & reconnecting with the land in the delightful, magical, thought-provoking There is No Word for Wilderness

Shaquille Pottinger, Lisa Hamalainen, Jack Comerford, Joe Recinos & Morgan Johnson. Costume design by Beatriz Arevalo. Mask design by Alexandra Simpson. Puppet design by Patricia Mader. Dress rehearsal photo by Producer Rebecca Ballarin.   Animacy Theatre Collective and Arts in the Parks present Lisa Hamalainen’s interdisciplinary, land-based theatrical nature walk There is No Word forContinue reading “Self-discovery & reconnecting with the land in the delightful, magical, thought-provoking There is No Word for Wilderness”

The incendiary aftermath of lives in distress in the powerful, theatrical After the Fire

Louise Lambert, Jesse Gervais, Sheldon Elter & Kaitlyn Riordan. Set & costume design by Alison Yanota. Lighting design by Kaileigh Krysztofiak. Photo by Dahlia Katz.   Punctuate! Theatre and Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts, in association with Native Earth Performing Arts and The Theatre Centre, opened the world premiere of Matthew MacKenzie’s powerful, theatrical After theContinue reading “The incendiary aftermath of lives in distress in the powerful, theatrical After the Fire”

SummerWorks: Three strangers reach out for connection in a city on fire in quirky, dark, thoughtful The Tall Building

A city on fire. Coyotes, and other wild and domestic animals wander the streets as people flee the flames and smoke to seek refuge in a safe place, on higher ground. The city has run out of firefighters. The mayor is nowhere to be found and rumour has it that she’s abandoned the city, hidingContinue reading “SummerWorks: Three strangers reach out for connection in a city on fire in quirky, dark, thoughtful The Tall Building”