Workshop Presentations

STRAWBERRIES DIPPED IN SUGAR by Edanya Look

Saturday June 4 | 3:00pm
Faculte St. Jean | 8406 91 Street
Featuring Edanya Look, Saga Darnell, Arden Phillips, Maissie Hillman, Brianna Longworth, Kieran Rolfe, Freida Wang

Through movement and hallucinations a dream sequence keeps a young girl trapped inside her head where she is accompanied by three beings. The more her confusion grows the more the beings attempt to reach out.

FINLEY’S IMAGINARIUM by Erin Leflar

Saturday June 4 | 4:00pm
Faculte St. Jean | 8406 91 Street
Featuring Erin Leflar, Alex McAllister, Shelton Billings, Jaquelin Walters, Dorion Oliver-Lyon

A very creative young woman uses her imagination as a coping mechanism to deal with her abuse. Watch from within her head how she views the world and tackles her problems through whimsy and fantasy to finally confront her discovery that she is not  the hero that she had always dreamed of.

Lavender / Paper Rolls / That’s What She Said

Saturday June 11 | 11:00 am
Faculte St. Jean | 8406 91 Street

LAVENDER by Makenzi Miller
Featuring Makenzi Miller, Cassie Hyman, Zac Bellward, David Madawo, Julia Don-Edwards, Berkley Abbott, and Anna Hijmans

Lavender is an unfinished play based upon the period of gay persecution in American history referred to as The Lavender Scare. Told in a haunting combination of recollection and occurrence, Lavender paints a stark picture of the relationship that develops between Conrad and Ralph, two young men who meet and fall in love in Texas, 1969.

PAPER ROLLS by Anika Plitt
Featuring Joel Cikaluk, Lauren Belter, Freida Wang and Anika Plitt

A young man is diagnosed with schizophrenia and begins to deal with his illness in a unique manner. Meanwhile, his younger sister struggles to take a caretaker into her brother’s life.

THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID
conceived by Julia-Don Edwards, created by Julia-Don Edwards, Ryleigh Popies, Hannah Meyers, Quinn Goldie, Olivia Rose Leaf, Nadiya Shore, Raquel Medina, Jada Tomlinson, Kami Norbom, Bebe Trembath, Allysa Pierre, Tierra Weselake, Angelina Berlinic and Cassie Hyman
Featuring Julia-Don Edwards, Ryleigh Popies, Hannah Meyers, Quinn Goldie, Olivia Rose Leaf, Nadiya Shore, Raquel Medina, Jada Tomlinson, Kami Norbom, Bebe Trembath, Allysa Pierre, Tierra Weselake, Angelina Berlinic and Cassie Hyman

A diverse group of young clown women recreate instances of everyday sexism that they’ve all experienced in some capacity. An implicit sense of community binds these clowns and through abstract movement, strong ensemble work, and collective storytelling, each woman is empowered to tell her own unique narrative.