Maggie & Me: A Healing Dance

A FRIDAY CREEATIONS & NATIVE EARTH
CO-PRODUCTION

April 16-19, 2020
Aki Studio

Cancelled until further notice.

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.


CREDITS
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 Clemmensan


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


SHOWTIMES

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


TICKETS

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