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Santee Smith’s SKéN:NEN carries her culture beyond apocalypse

SKéN:NEN, the newest work from Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, fuses movement, narrative, music, and ambitious projection design to tell the story of a young Kahnyen’kehàka woman, Niyoh, who flees her home of Six Nations after a climate catastrophe in the year 2050.

By Nathaniel Hanula-James / May 3, 2024
iPhoto caption: Photo by Rita Taylor

TO Live brings theatrical premiere of SKéN:NEN to the Bluma Appel Theatre

This May, TO Live will collaborate with Kaha:wi Dance Theatre to present SKéN:NEN, an immersive dance performance with a narrative rooted in cultural knowledge.

By Liam Donovan / Apr 19, 2024

REVIEW: Kidd Pivot’s Assembly Hall uses contrast to astonishing effect

It renders an assembly of minds as an assembly of aesthetics, all vying for dominance.

By Liam Donovan / Dec 9, 2023
iPhoto caption: Photo by Dahlia Katz.

REVIEW: The Lehman Trilogy is a major win for Canadian Stage

The Lehman Trilogy signifies one hell of a win for Canadian Stage, in a production I suspect will top many “best-of” lists next month. This is Akin at his A-game and a play whose message demands to be heard – and, in the case of those haunting feet, seen.

By Aisling Murphy / Nov 20, 2023