ANNUAL DEVELOPMENT FESTIVAL
OF INDIGENOUS WORKS
November 14-24, 2018
Festival Pass $60*
Native Earth welcomes you to the 31st annual performing arts festival fostering the development of Indigenous work from across Turtle Island and the world.
Taking place over two weeks in our Aki Studio, the festival brings together emerging, mid-career, and established artists to develop and showcase contemporary Indigenous theatre, dance, opera and multidisciplinary creations. The festival offers audience an opportunity to experience the richness and diversity of contemporary Indigenous art.
We are proud to partner once again with Buddies in Bad Times Theatre to present the 2-Spirit Cabaret, an exciting evening of performance, music, and spoken word by queer and 2-Spirit Indigenous artists on Friday, November 16th. For more information and tickets for 2-Spirit Cabaret.
*Festival Pass does not include?2-Spirit Cabaret.
“Indian Act: Residential School Plays”
Edited by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard
in partnership with Playwrights Canada Press
Kaahsinnoniks — Making Treaty 7
by The?Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society
They Are Still Talking
by?Maura García Dance
In The Abyss
Curated & Hosted by?Michaela Washburn
in partnership with?Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
by Unsettled Scores
Spy Dénommé-Welch &?Catherine Magowan
Libretto by?Yvette Nolan,?Music by?Dean Burry,?
in partnership with?Tapestry Opera & Opera on the Avalon
Beyond Butterfly:?Abandoning the exotic
for a representative opera of today
Featuring?Spy Dénommé-Welch, Michael Mori, Marion Newman, and Yvette Nolan.
The Properties of Spirit
by?Jessica Lea Fleming
My Holographic Nightmares
S.O.S. Saving Our Sovereignty
by Out of Sync Collective
Theresa Cutknife, Pesch Nepoose, &?Jesse Wabegijig
Land of My Waters
Be A Babe
Romeo Igwa Juliet
You used to call me Marie
El buen vestir, Tlakentli
Maggie & Me
by Jeanette Kotowich
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