Join us as we celebrate creation, conversation and community at our 38th annual Groundswell Festival! This October our annual Groundswell Festival returns to the Aki Studio to spotlight brand new works from Nightwood Theatre’s Write From The Hip playwright’s unit (WFTH) led by Program Director Donna-Michelle St. Bernard and Program Associate Jade Silman. Hear new plays from Poonam Dhir, Whitney French, Jan
Alicia Jennings, Lara Lewis, and Maezy Reign. Check back in closer to October to learn about the exciting professional development programming we’ll be offering throughout the festival. Join us as we celebrate creation, conversation and community at our 38th annual Groundswell Festival!
Warnings: varies per reading, outlined below
Hang In There: Suicide, self-harm, mental illness
If I’ve Sinned, If I’ve Seized: Abortion, grief, death
The Eighth Fire part 1: The Great Migration: Colonialism, genocide, assimilation
Weltamultiek: Death, grief, colonialism
Habitat: Death, coarse language, racial inequality
Where Have all the Filmi Women Gone?: Reference to child s/a, mental illness, suicide, discrimination of gender and race, body shaming
Mon Oct 2, 7:00pm - Hang In There by Maezy Reign (105 min)
Tues Oct 3, 7:00pm - If I've Sinned, If I've Seized by Whitney French (60 min)
Tues Oct 3, 8:30pm - The Eighth Fire part 1: The Great Migration by Yolanda Bonnell (90 min)
Wed Oct 4, 7:00pm - Weltamultiek by Lara Lewis (110 min)
Thurs Oct 5, 7:00pm - Habitat by Jan Alicia Jennings (75 min)
Thurs Oct 5, 8:45pm - Where Have all the Filmi Women Gone? by Poonam Dhir (60 min)
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