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Community Workshop

Write - Move - Talk

Memoir & Movement

in studio with Sara Porter

Sept. 18, 2022 | 11am - 1pm

Orillia Opera House

$25 workshop fee

A dynamic, multi-disciplinary workshop for personal & professional exploration that draws on the uniqueness of each person's story and bodily experience.

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Community Workshop

Playwriting Lab

Sept. 13, 20, 27 & Oct. 4, 11, 2022 | 12 - 3pm

Orillia Opera House

$250 workshop fee

Do you have a story for the stage, but could you use a little help crafting your idea? Sharpen your writing skills with one of Canada’s most celebrated theatre artists!

Performance

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Orillia

Co-presented by Arts Orillia and Fall for Dance North

Sept. 23, 2022 | 12pm

Stephen Leacock Museum

Witness the personal, colourful, and surreal world of next generation choreographers - Zach Martel and Santiago Rivera (Montréal). A performance set to original and familiar compositions by Toronto’s Royal Conservatory musicians Daniel Hamin Go and Michael Bridge.

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Performance & Artist Talk

Black in Canada

Shameka Blake/Artists In Motion
(Established Career Dance & Design recipient)

Nov. 24th, 2022 | 12 - 1pm

Orillia Opera House

A work about Black identity in Canada

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Performance & Artist Talk

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Bare Nerve Collective - Emma Kerson and Jane Alison McKinney
(Transitioning Career Dance & Design recipient)

January 19, 2023 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Orillia Opera House

Suggested ticket contribution $8

“hard wire” plays with unexpected, fragmented moods and dramatic shifts of physicalized states, ultimately leading to a deeper reflection on life in the face of a climate in crisis.

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Performance & Artist Talk

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Sylvie Bouchard/BoucharDanse
(Established Career Dance & Design recipient)

January 26, 2023 | 12:30 - 1:30pm

Orillia Opera House

Suggested ticket contribution $8

A showing with excerpts of très loin, followed by a discussion about mental health among teens.

Showing cancelled.

Performances / Workshops 

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A Partnership with Fall For Dance North

September 22, 2022 

Leacock Museum

Witness the personal, colourful, and surreal world of next generation choreographers - Zach Martel and Santiago Rivera (Montréal). A performance set to original and familiar compositions by Toronto’s Royal Conservatory musicians Daniel Hamin Go and Michael Bridge.

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October 14th, 2022

Orillia Opera House

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Black In Canada

Shameka Blake/Artists In Motion

(Mid Career Dance & Design recipient)

November 24th, 2022

Orillia Opera House

A work about Black identity in Canada

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très loin

Sylvie Bouchard/BoucharDanse
(Established Career Dance & Design recipient)

January 26th, 2023

Orillia Opera House

A showing with excerpts of très loin, followed by a discussion about mental health among teens.

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Gathering Stories

June 1 & 2, 2023

Virtual Presentations

Part of Gathering: Festival of First Nations Stories

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