CO-PRESENTED BY NIGHTWOOD THEATRE
AND NATIVE EARTH
May 8-12, 2019
Inner Elder takes the audience on a journey of transformation through laughter and real-life memories of Gemini Award-winning Cree artist Michelle Thrush as she explores her own inner elder. Using a delicate blend of Bouffon and Indigenous clowning, this performance offers a magical experience in the theatre and an extraordinary vision of our world.
Written & Performed by Michelle Thrush
Directed by Karen Hines
Running Time: 55 minutes. No intermission.
★★★★ “A master storyteller […] Thrush’s recollection is so vivid, it sears itself into your consciousness.” – Calgary Herald
Winner of the 2018 Betty Award – Michelle Thrush, Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Drama
Nominated for the 2018 Betty Award – Outstanding New Play & Outstanding Production of a Play
Wednesday May 8 | 8 pm
Thursday May 9 | 8 pm
Friday May 10 | 8 pm
Saturday May 11 | 8 pm
Sunday May 12 | 2 pm
Seniors / Students / Arts Worker $25
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Photo by Ben Laird; Visual by Mariah Meawasige