Feather Gardens production lands laughs

Courtesy Hudson Village Theatre It’s no easy feat to get a room full of settlers to laugh at themselves, but the Hudson Village Theatre’s production of Feather Gardens accomplished that and much more.  Feather Gardens, written by Jimmy Blais, stars a patch of land in the town of Hudson, a non-Indigenous settlement

Play about Kanesatake set to debut

Courtesy Hudson Village Theatre When Hudson Village Theatre’s artistic director Dean Patrick Fleming asked actor and playwright Jimmy Blais to write an Indigenous production, it didn’t take long to figure out what it should be about. “What made the most sense to me was to be able to take a look at

Indigenous artist in residency at the Centaur

Jumblies Theatre's community performance troupe in the Talking Treaties Spectacle in 2018. (Courtesy Marck Fawcett) After creating an incredibly articulate and thorough application, multi-disciplinary artist Ange Loft has been granted the opportunity to take part in the first Indigenous artist residency at the Centaur Theatre, in old Montreal. “They were asking specifically about

Mohawk artist wins big at Dora Awards

(COURTESY DAVID HOU) [apss_share] (COURTESY IAN R MARACLE) Santee Smith won top honours, including Outstanding Direction and Outstanding New Play, for her dance theatre production The Mush Hole at this year’s Dora Mavor Moore Awards. The multi-disciplinary artist from Six Nations created The Mush Hole, a 65-minute-long dance and theatre production, which explores the

From Turtle Island to a Greek tragedy

Wahsonti:io Kirby, right, plays Phaidra’s Shadow in the Dawson College production of Hippolytos. By: Zachary Kamel, The Eastern Door [juiz_sps buttons="facebook, twitter, mail"] “Mighty and of high renown, among mortals and in heaven alike, I am called the goddess Aphrodite. Of all those who dwell between the Euxine Sea and the Pillars of Atlas and