Confessions of the Other Woman

Confessions of the Other Woman

Confessions of the Other Woman (2012) by Valerie Sing Turner Written by Valerie Sing Turner (Winner of the 2011 Enbridge Award for Emerging Canadian Playwright) Directed by Diane Roberts & Gerry Trentham Collaborating Artists: Conor Moore (Set; Lighting and Projection Design); Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg (Dance Design); Troy Slocum (Sound Design); Florence Barrett (Costume Design); Candelario […]

Squaw Hall

Squaw Hall

Squaw Hall (2009-2011) Squaw Hall, an open air “Indian Dance Hall”, was built on the Stampede grounds of Williams Lake in 1947 as a place for First Nations people to celebrate, as segregation was fully enforced in Williams Lake at the time and First Nations people were not allowed in the businesses or dance halls […]

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Downtown Eastside Women’s Writing Group

Downtown Eastside Women’s Writing Group (2002-2011) The Downtown Eastside Women’s Writing Group (DTES WWG) was an Urban Ink/Firehall Arts Centre/DTES Women’s centre initiative under the Direction of Urban Ink Associate Artist Rosemary Georgeson. In 2002 the DTES WWG created Rare Earth Arias, an earthly meeting of words, dresses, electrical conductivity and the celebration of the rare voice featuring […]

Gravity

Gravity

Gravity (2008) by Tricia Collins Written and Performed by: Tricia Collins Directed by Maiko Bae Yamamoto Video/Installation by Cindy Mochizuki Gravity is an exciting collaboration of theatre and video installation that interweaves story-telling and the stitching together of myths and facts. Gravity tells the story of four women across time, water and worlds connected by blood; by forces […]

Copper Thunderbird

Copper Thunderbird

Copper Thunderbird (2005) by Marie Clements Written by Marie Clements Directed by Peter Hinton Dramaturgy by Paula Danckert A National Arts Centre, Urban Ink co-production in collaboration with Playwrights Workshop Montreal and The Banff Centre for the Arts. Copper Thunderbird is a two-act play on canvas, based on the life of Norval Morrisseau. Inside the power-lines […]

Hunted

Hunted

Hunted (2003) by Maiko Bae Yamamoto Hunted is a visually stunning work of physical theatre inspired by the art and stories found in Japanese comic books. Hunted is conceived and directed by Maiko Bae Yamamoto, a former Artistic Associate of Urban Ink and co-founder of the critically acclaimed boca del lupo theatre, and features a […]

Burning Vision

Burning Vision

Burning Vision (2002) by Marie Clements Burning Vision by Marie Clements is a play in four movements, a composition that traces the journey of uranium from its origins in the Sahtu Dene earth, through water, over land and into fire- the bomb that dropped on Hiroshima. A vision unfolds over four see-er songs sung by […]