Weesageechak 30

Annual Development Festival of Indigenous Work

November 15-25, 2017
7:30pm | Aki Studio

Tickets $15
Festival Passes $60*

Celebrating its 30th year, Native Earth welcomes artists representing the span of the festival and the company’s history through an array of works-in-development and presentations in theatre, dance and interdisciplinary styles.  We welcome back familiar faces and introduce audiences to emerging creators just coming onto the scene.

This year’s festival opens with a workshop preview of Vancouver Moving Theatre’s Weaving Reconciliation, in partnership with Jumblies Theatre, which will return to Aki Studio for its premiere in June 2018. We once again partner with Buddies in Bad Times Theatre to present the 2-Spirit Cabaret, and bring back the Professional Development Series.

Taking place over two weeks in Aki Studio, this festival offers audiences access to the rich and diverse Indigenous experiences as expressed through the arts. Join us in the celebration!

*Festival Passes includes 2-Spirit Cabaret


DAY TO DAY SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY 15 | OPENING NIGHT
Weaving Reconciliation
presented by Vancouver Moving Theatre

THURSDAY 16
Bury by Alanis King
White Noise by Taran Kootenhayoo
The Weekend by Henrietta Baird
in partnership with Moogahlin Performing Arts

FRIDAY 17
Riot Resist Revolt Repeat by Frances Koncan
The Whale Killer by Kenneth T. Williams

SATURDAY 18
The Last Dance by Brenda Yvonne Wallace
Starlight Journey by Josh Languedoc
HATE MAIL and Irreconcilable Trolls
by Spy Dénommé-Welch and Catherine Magowan


TUESDAY 21 | ANIMIKIIG PRESENTATION
Ruby Comfort by Ian Cusson
Survivance by Sarah Gartshore

WEDNESDAY 22 | ANIMIKIIG PRESENTATION
link by Aria Evans
Ursa Majoris by Celeste Sansregret

THURSDAY 23
Bad Indian by Brefny Caribou
Echoes by Olivia Shortt
Forest Floor by Kristy Janvier

FRIDAY 24 | 2-SPIRIT CABARET 
Curated & Hosted by Michaela Washburn
in partnership with Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
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SATURDAY 25 | CLOSING NIGHT
Deer Woman by Tara Beagan
The Seventh Fire by Lisa C. Ravensbergen



WEESAGEECHAK 30 PRESS RELEASE

 


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