Friday October 26, 8pm
Saturday October 27, 8pm
Ukrainian Hall, 805 E. Pender
$20/$15. Tickets at door or advance tickets: materialwitness.eventbrite.ca
The Festival is thrilled and honoured to present Material Witness, an Aanmitaagzi and Spiderwoman Theatre Co-production. Material Witness brings together three generations of Indigenous women performers in a multigenerational exploration of violence, healing and renewal in the lives of Indigenous women in urban and rural communities on Turtle Island.
“Their stories burst onto the stage in raucous storytelling, dance and music fueled with energy, strength and goodwill.” – New York Times
Co-writers/Ensemble are legendary director/actor Muriel Miguel*, Penny Couchie, Cherish Violet Blood, Donna Couteau, Ange Loft*, Henu Josephine Tarrant**, and Elder Gloria Miguel. Assistant Director Sid Bobb. (*Co-writer only, **Ensemble only)
Aanmitaagzi is an Indigenous multi-disciplinary-arts company from Nipissing First Nation, Ontario, and renowned Spiderwoman Theater of New York City is the longest running Native American women’s theatre company in the USA.