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Power Moves

This collection of essays focuses how dance and movement engage and enact political questions around agency, mobility, pedagogy, and resistance. Committed to crossing disciplinary boundaries, Power Moves ...

Blow Wind

After years of running from her dysfunctional past, Sarah returns home to the family farm in Saskatchewan to find her mom Kathleen yelling into the wind, setting off a turbulent new chapter in her life. ...

Post-Democracy

Welcome to the world of the one per cent, the corporate elite, the C-suite, the kingmakers. A world managed by payoffs, press releases, NDAs, and company policies. What happens to morality in this world ...

Everybody Just C@lm the F#ck Down

Emergency rooms, scans, tests, blood work, and more blood work . . . Robert’s had a wide range of concerning symptoms checked. Multiple times. And yet he still has no answers as to why everything ...

Reasonable Doubt

A significant moment in Canadian history is portrayed in this documentary musical about race relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. Weaving hundreds of real interviews conducted with ...

Women of the Fur Trade

In eighteen hundred and something something, somewhere upon the banks of a Reddish River in Treaty One Territory, three very different women with a preference for twenty-first century slang sit in a fort ...

Public Enemy

By Olivier Choinière
Translated by Bobby Theodore
Subjects: Award Winners, Translations, Quebec Playwrights, Family Life, Siblings
Casting: 4 f, 3 m
Duration: 75 minutes

Three generations of a family argue over current events, finances, and culture, with everyone looking to blame someone else for society’s ills in this satirical examination of how judgment can both ...

Forget Me Not

By Ronnie Burkett
Subjects: Puppets & Puppetry, Ontario Playwrights, Romance
Casting: 1 m
Duration: 120 minutes

Welcome to “The New Now,” a time in which written language has been forbidden and forgotten. Those who desire to have their love letters written and read must make a dangerous journey to the secret ...

The Enchanted Loom

The Sri Lankan civil war has left many scars on Thangan and his family, most noticeably the loss of his eldest son and the crippling epileptic seizures brought on by his torture. As the final days of ...

Lady Sunrise

From the glittering high-rise condos to the desperate streets of Vancouver, powerful stories told by women reveal the fraying social fabric among the wealthy and hangers-on in the city’s Asian Canadian ...