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The Fish Eyes Trilogy (print) by Anita Majumdar and Maria Nguyen (Illustrator)

A co-publication with Banff Centre Press.

Three coming-of-age solo shows that follow the lives of teenage girls who attend the same high school and process their real-life dilemmas through dance, while exploring the heartaches of youth and the meaning of heritage.

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The Fish Eyes Trilogy (print)

Fish Eyes is the story of Meena, a classically trained Indian dancer who, despite being obsessed with Bollywood movies and her dance career, just wants to be like the rest of her high-school friends. When she develops a massive crush on Buddy, the popular boy at school, Meena contemplates turning down an incredible opportunity to pursue him, even if he barely notices her.

Boys With Cars follows Naz, also a classically trained Indian dancer, who dreams of getting out of small town Port Moody to attend the University of British Columbia. But when Buddy causes a stir over Naz at school, Naz’s university plans begin to crumble quickly.

Let Me Borrow That Top centres on Candice, a girl who appropriates Meena’s Indian dance skills and bullies Naz after a nasty rumour spreads through the halls of their high school. But like her two enemies, Candice shares a passion for Indian dancing, and has just been accepted to the Conventry School of Bhangra. Will she leave behind the comforts of home to pursue her dreams?

Boys With Cars won the 2017 Dora Mavor Moore Awards for Outstanding New Play and Outstanding Performance - Individual in the Theatre for Young Audiences Division.

Additional Information

Title The Fish Eyes Trilogy (print)
ISBN 13 9781770913271
Genre Drama, Women Writers
Contributor(s) Anita Majumdar
Maria Nguyen (Illustrator)
Contributor 3 N/A
Contributor 4 N/A
Year 2016

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