I’m thrilled to share a video I’ve been working on for some time with some wonderful collaborators. Check out this film adaptation of a spoken word piece originally included in Many Fires.
I’m also excited to share that I will be the featured poet at this month’s WORD*LAB – presented via livestream at 7:30PM (MST) on January 23rd, 2021. Get all the details here!
I’m honoured to have been nominated for a Saskatoon and Area Theatre Award for Outstanding Original Script for Many Fires. It’s a huge honour to be recognized alongside folks I respect so much: Kim Senklip Harvey, Caleigh Crow, Jennifer Wynne Webber, and Todd Devonshire.
Congratulations to the many colleagues and friends nominated for these awards!
I just did an interview with Kindred Cities Blog about my life, art, and living in Saskatchewan. Give it a read here!
You only have two more chances to catch the show! Click here for tickets.
The Saskatoon StarPheonix published it’s review – check it out in full here.
“There’s a lot to love… Is it a perfect production? No. Does it hit all the right emotional notes? Certainly. Peters… and the Saskatoon Opera can consider this production a dazzling success.”
Lots on the go at the moment! We’re half way through rehearsals for Saskatoon Opera‘s La Boheme. I can’t wait to share this grand production with you. The singers and designers are doing wonderful work!
Plus, rehearsals for Sum Theatre’s Queen Seraphina and the Land of Vertebraat are about to start. I had the pleasure of being involved in the devising process for this piece and I can’t wait to see it fully staged!
January will be a big month! Lots of applications and submissions (including one I handed in just this morning!). But most importantly, I invite you to check out Sum Theatre’s Theatre on the Trail.
Over the past few months I have had the privilege of working with a very talented group of Indigenous and Newcomer artists as they reflected on what it means to be connected to the land and to be treaty people. I am very proud of the resulting work which you can see as part of the Winterruption Festival January 18th to 20th.
This month is chock full of things!
First up is Chalk House on October 12th, where I’ll be doing some clown in an intimate house-concert style performance alongside the amazing spoken word poet Isaac Bond.
After that will be the Short Cuts Festival from October 13th to 15th, at which I’ll be directing a play called Street Corner Playwright by Kenneth T. Williams.
Finally, late in the month a production on which I’ve been working for several months will debut for Saskatoon audiences. Since the Spring I’ve been working with storytellers and the fine folks at It’s Not A Box to create the latest iteration of a pod-play (iPod-based play) called Overhear that will run later in the month. Stay tuned for details.