Maggie & Me: A Healing Dance


April 16-19, 2020
Aki Studio

cancelled in due to COVID-19
available in our 2020-21 season 

Maggie & Me honours the legacy of women as healers in our communities.

Through her ancestral gifts and experiences, the dancer receives a contemporary healing danceTravelling through dimensional realms of existence – spirit, dream, and present – we are invited into the dancer’s journey of healing and revitalization of the Anishinaabe culture. With a movement style that is free, lyrical and explosive, she walks into her own power.

Created by Christine Friday, the recipient of the 2018 K.M. Hunter Award for Dance, this breathtaking immersive performance shares the story of how a healing dance can strengthen communities.

Concept, Choreography and Performance by Christine Friday
Featuring Penny CouchieWaawaate Fobister, and Beany John
Dramaturgy by Robert Desrosiers
Lighting & Technical Direction by Rasmus Sylvest
Sound Design by Rob Bertola
Set & Video Design by Michala Clemmensen

From Weesageechak Begins to Dance 31.

The stage was alive with a resurgence of culture and dancing with ancestors. Rich visuals of video backdrops with maximized sound design fulfilled the senses.” – Anishinabek News


Thursday April 16  |  8:00 PM – Opening
Friday April 17  |  8:00 PM
Saturday April 18  |  8:00 PM
Sunday April 19  |  2:00 PM


Weekday General  |  $25
Weekday Senior, Student, Arts Worker  |  $20

Weekend General  |  $30
Weekend Senior, Student, Arts Worker  |  $25

Co-presented with

Header Visual by Mariah Meawasige