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A Rhythmical Journey: [ZØGMA] shares folklore through contemporary dance

[ZØGMA] supports the creativity of choreographers who propose a contemporary approach and a new aesthetic of Québec’s folklore, merging dance, music and song into powerful, rhythmic works. You can see [ZØGMA] perform here in Vancouver at the Talking Stick Festival.  ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ We chatted recently with co-founding artistic director of [ZØGMA], Mario Boucher, as he answered a few of our burning questions about ... Read More »

Axis Theatre’s “Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish” by Joseph A. Dandurand is set for the Talking Stick Festival

The stage is the place where stories come alive, and nowhere is this truer than in Joseph A. Dandurand’s Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish. A story where rhythm and tradition come together, Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish derives themes from Hansel and Gretel, as well as the First Nations tale, The Wild Woman of the Woods, in order to tell the ... Read More »

Map of the Land, Map of the Stars helps us go forward

Gwaandak Theatre’s Map of the Land, Map of the Stars helps us go forward Written by Co-Director Yvette Nolan. The work of Map of the Land, Map of the Stars is very much like the work we as Canadian and First Nation inhabitants must do in order to go forward into the next 150 years. In the beginning, we sat together, ... Read More »

Director’s Notes: Margo Kane & Corey Payette

Seventeen years after writing Moonlodge, Margo Kane is now passing her work into the hands of two of Canada’s brightest upcoming theatre artists. Directed by Corey Payette, Moonlodge will, for the first time, be performed by a different actor, Paula-Jean Prudat. Can you tell us a bit about the story? MK: Moonlodge tells the story of a young girl named Agnes who was removed from ... Read More »