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10:00 am

Third Rail Projects Immersive Theater Intensive

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Westbury Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

Led by Jennine Willett, Co-Artistic Director of Third Rail Projects, the workshop offers a comprehensive exploration of methods for working in immersive theater formats, where the audience and the performers are not separated by a fourth wall and the multi-sensory experience of the audience is a central focus.  Over the course of two days, participants will explore the skills that come into play when performers and audience ...

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3:00 pm

A Chitenge Story

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Backstage Theatre, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada
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A Chitenge Story written and performed by Makambe K Simamba. Directed by Kathryn Smith. Premiered March 2018, Presented by Handsome Alice Theatre in Calgary, AB. A Canadian college student journeys deep into the sounds, smells, and spirits of Zambia. Surrounded by family, she is steeped in a single secret: that she has returned to her ancestral home with a singular ...

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5:30 pm

Sinergia Presents: The Art of Offering

February 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lobby – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

Through story-telling we will be celebrating the commonalities and familiar teachings of our various indigenous cultures gathered here worldwide in ​AMISKWACIWȂSKAHIKAN, TREATY 6 TERRITORY.

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7:00 pm

Glass Washrooms

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Westbury Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

Glass Washrooms is a deeply moving and personal account of NIUBOI's life growing up, coming out, and living now as trans non-binary. Visibility in public spaces can be unnerving for gender non-conforming humans, but NIUBOI chooses to be neither passing nor quiet. Glass Washrooms combines storytelling, site generic theatre, and dance to make public the private transformation a meek young girl into a ...

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8:30 pm

Gemini

February 9 @ 8:30 pm - 9:45 pm
The Almanac, 10351 – 82 Ave NW
Edmonton, AB Canada

Following a sold out run at the 2017 Edmonton International Fringe Festival, Defiance Theatre returns home with a brand new production of the Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award winning GEMINI. An exploration of the intimacy in relationships forged on either side of the bar and the hospitality industry in a post “Me Too” world, writer/performer Louise Casemore will be once again ...

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Remix The Ritual

February 9 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Westbury Theatre – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

Inspired by: Remixing the Ritual: Hip Hop Theatre Aesthetics and Practices by Baba Israel. A multidisciplinary collaboration of artist with ancestry rooted on Turtle Island, Latin america, The Caribbean and Africa. Using all elements of Hip Hop to highlight intersections and nuanced truths between our communities from a place of strength, joy and resilience. Artists: Efeyimika, Kali, KazMega, Macey, Matthew ...

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9:45 pm

Fiesta with a BAM!

February 9 @ 9:45 pm - 11:59 pm
Lobby – ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G9 Canada

Celebrating our existence and various roots and cultures through dance, food and performance. Come out for a party! you won’t want to miss, it will warm you right up! Featuring Latasha callmelatasha.com

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