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Aki Studio

NEPA helms a beautiful black box, convertible,
creation/rehearsal/performance space in Regent Park.
The Aki Studio Theatre is available for rentals, and flexible enough to become your new favourite venue.

Situated on the Dundas Streetcar line at 585 Dundas East (Dundas at Sackville), Aki is accessible and easy to get to.

For information on Aki Studio click here.

Weesageechak Submission call

Weesageechak Begins To Dance XXV SUBMISSIONS CLOSED
Call For Submissions

Native Earth celebrates the 25th anniversary of our new works festival, in our 30th anniversary season. We seek applications from artists who are developing works at every phase. Creators should have a genuine desire to uncover the project’s true shape in a collaborative process.

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2012/13 Treason Season announcement

Métis, Cree and Assiniboine men, under arrest as rebels, Regina 1885.
photo by O.E. Buell, Government of Canada Archives

TREASON SEASON at Native Earth Performing Arts

2012/13 brings the anniversary of a colonial war that we hereby decline to euphemistically celebrate. With respect and gratitude to those colleagues who endeavour to include the First Nations presence in their commemorative projects, Native Earth will forego the glorification of selected, sustained, government sanctioned acts of violence in honour of the undeclared wars our people continue to fight.

As we enter our thirtieth year of professional contemporary Indigenous performing arts, at long last, we arrive at home. The power of space is known all too well to our people, and it is with thoughtful care that we cast roots into the earth of Regent Park. The neighbourhood’s moniker, and its recently displaced peoples set into sharp relief how great a responsibility it is, as original caretakers of this land, to be entrusted with a venue. It is with this understanding that we set forth into a season that proclaims the everyday victories of our people.

This season is a dedication.

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