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Native Earth Performing Arts is Canada’s oldest professional Indigenous theatre company. Currently in our 35th year, we are dedicated to creating, developing and producing professional artistic expressions of the Indigenous experience in Canada.

We’re celebrating 30th year of Weesageechak, our annual development festival which showcases artists representing the span of Native Earth’s history. We welcome back familiar faces and emerging creators with an array of new works, works-in-progress and presentations in dance, theatre and interdisciplinary styles.

We have an exciting new production of Ipperwash, written and directed by acclaimed playwright Falen Johnson, in partnership with the Blyth Festival in February. Continuing our annual dance celebration, we present Theatre New Brunswick‘s production Finding Wolastoq Voice by Samaqani Cocahq (Natalie Sappier) for Niimi’iwe: Indigenous Dance Showcase in March.

We have partnered once again with Paprika Festival for a week of exciting works by young theatre creators in May. We are proud to present Vancouver Moving Theatre‘s production of Weaving Reconciliation: Our Way in June to conclude our 35th season.

2017-18 SEASON

Take a look at what’s happening this season.

COMING UP: Niimi’iwe: Indigenous Dance Showcase

Finding Wolastoq Voice by Natalie Sappier. March 29-31.

What’s On in Aki Studio

Click here to see what performances are coming up.