Workshop Presentations

ANTIQUATION

Presented by NIUBOI

L’UniThéâtre in La Cité Francophone | 8627 91 St
Friday, June 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Created and performed by Julie Ferguson
Featuring NIUBOI, burgerfinger, and the contents of Edmonton’s basements.

A room full of antiquated devices has taken control of two humans. Take a scroll down memory lane as they explore the wonders of obsolete technology. Leave your phone on loud and rewind. RSVP via fax.

A talkback with the playwright will follow after the performance.

ASSIST ED

Presented by You Are Here Theatre

L’UniThéâtre in La Cité Francophone | 8627 91 St
Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 2:00pm

Created and performed by Andrew Ritchie
Directed by David Di Giovanni

Welcome to Ed’s room at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, the best place to drink, smoke, and live large. Go down the palliative lens into one man’s battle to be dead and the inability of his family to assist him. Would you pull the plug for someone? Inspired by true events.

You Are Here Theatre would like to acknowledge funding support from the Ontario Arts Council, an agency of the Government of Ontario.

A talkback with the playwright will follow after the performance.

MOONSHINE

Presented by Mavka Theatre

L’UniThéâtre in La Cité Francophone | 8627 91 St
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 5:00pm

Written by Larissa Pohoreski
Directed by Theodore Lakewood
Featuring Larissa Pohoreski and Johnnie Samycia

Inspired by travels back to Ukraine and stories shared over shots of moonshine, this multidisciplinary performance explores the impact of knowing your roots. But what if you don’t know your roots? What about the stories that stay hidden?

A talkback with the playwright will follow after the performance.

BEFORE THE RIVER

Presented by Mavka Theatre

FOUND SPACE LOCATION – Meet at The Roxy on Gateway | 8529 Gateway Blvd
Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 5:00pm

Written by Larissa Pohoreski
Directed by Theodore Lakewood
Featuring Liam Coady, Vincent Forcier, Sydney Gross, Todd Houseman, Shannon Hunt, Marguerite Lawler, Colin Matty, and Jameela McNeil

It is the Eve of Kupalo, and doorways to the spirit world swing wide open. Nature comes alive in beautiful and dangerous ways, as Lukash and Lada journey into the trees. Magic is heightened. The forest is calling…

Before the River is presented in partnership of Common Ground Arts Society’s Fresh AiR Program.