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Kiruthika Rathanaswami at the Expanse Festival as part of the Chinook Series

Azimuth Theatre and The Expanse Festival are thrilled to bring Kiruthika Rathanaswami to the main stage of the Chinook Series. Curated by the Good Women Dance Collective.   Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 7 p.m. Friday, February 8, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Westbury Theatre at Edmonton Fringe Theatre 10330 84 Avenue NW   Kiruthika Rathanaswami premieres four new ...

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Third Rail Projects Immersive Theater Intensive

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Pricing: Pay what you can = Full price $175, minimum $50, Email Vanessa Sabourin if $50 is still prohibitive to your participation. SPECIAL NOTE: This Intensive is ASL/English Accessible Facilitator(s): Jennine Willett (Third Rail Projects, NYC) Description: Third Rail Projects Immersive Theater Intensive Led by Jennine Willett, Co-Artistic Director of Third Rail Projects, the workshop offers a comprehensive exploration of methods for working ...

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Local(e) at the Expanse Festival as part of the Chinook Series

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Azimuth Theatre and The Expanse Festival are thrilled to bring "Local(e)" to the Chinook Series. Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 8:45 p.m. in the Westbury Theatre at the Edmonton Fringe Theatre 10330 84 Ave. NW Bodies in spaces and all that those spaces can hold. Three local artists cover everything from Basketball, to ...

Raconteurs at the Expanse Festival at the Chinook Series

Azimuth Theatre and The Expanse Festival are thrilled to bring "Raconteurs" to the Chinook Series.   Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 10 p.m. in the Westbury Theatre at Edmonton Fringe Theatre 10330 84 Ave. NW   Three artists from different genres observe and engage with Chinook artists and audiences and then present a cabaret of their work, old and new, ...

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Hong Kong Exile’s Room 2048 at the Expanse Festival as part of the Chinook Series

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Azimuth Theatre, in partnership with Mile Zero Dance, is thrilled to present "Room 2048" by Vancouver's Hong Kong Exile on February 15 and 16, as part of MZD's Dance Crush series and for Expanse Movement Arts Festival as part of the Chinook series   Room 2048 — a dream machine for the Cantonese diaspora. In digital light and smoke, we pursue ...

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The Anitafrika Method

Pricing: Pay what you can = Full price $175, minimum $50, Email Vanessa Sabourin if $50 is still prohibitive to your participation. SPECIAL NOTE: This Intensive is ASL/English Accessible Facilitator(s): d’bi.young anitafrika The Anitafrika Method is an intersectional, anti-oppressive, liberation praxis.  It cultivates self-recovery, creativity, and leadership in its practitioners.  Originated by queer Black feminist d'bi.young anitafrika, the method has been used ...

The Creative Rhythm Pattern : Clarifying Creative Impulse through play!

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

The Creative Rhythm Pattern : Clarifying Creative Impulse through Play! In the Azimuth Theatre Performance Lab Group with Jan Henderson Sunday, February 24 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Classroom B in the Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre Pay-What-You-Will at the door (cash, tap, credit) Drop-in All Welcome Come dressed ready to move! Every artist has a unique approach to their ...

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Body-Breath-Voice with David Wilson

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Facilitator(s): David Wilson This fun, safe and informative session is about utilizing your Whole Self; body, mind, breath, voice and imagination. Our goal is open, honest, vulnerable communication. Whether your modes of communication include voice, body, paintbrush, dance or quill, this workshop aims at improving confidence, increasing flow, and promoting joy. We will make use of restorative yoga, breath therapy, transformative ...

Under the B: An Azimuth Theatre Fundraiser

The Aviary 9314 111 Avenue, Edmonton

Craft Beer Tastings! Punk Rock Bingo! And PEOPLE PLAYING IN FRONT OF PEOPLE! If that wasn't enough to make this party the BEST, you also get that warm fuzzy feeling of supporting the Azimuth theatre when you purchase a ticket! BUY TICKETS  

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19 weeks

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

by Emily Steel (Canadian Premiere) a co-production with Northern Light Theatre March 28 – April 13, 2019 | The Studio Theatre in the ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330-84 Ave Featuring Vanessa Sabourin The words are rattling because the story is real. Everyone knows someone who has had an abortion or lost a pregnancy - even if they don't talk about it. ...

Powwow 101 with Sissy Thiessen

Sunday, April 7, 2019 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Classroom B in the Foote Theatre School of the Citadel Theatre Please enter through the Foote Theatre School entrance on south side of the Citadel by Canada Place. Doors open at 10:45 a.m. Pay-What-You-Will All welcome Powwow 101: What it is, its importance to Indigenous People, stories of each style and teachings of ...

Moving through Metaphor: Exploring Embodied Metaphor in Dance and Theatre Practice

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Moving through Metaphor: Exploring Embodied Metaphor in Dance and Theatre Practice with Alyssa Bartlett Sunday, April 14 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Classroom B in the Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre In this class we will explore the sensory channels and structures of muscle, bone and fascia and use information gathered from these explorations to engage in movement improvisation. ...

Theatrical Intimacy & Consent with Samantha Jeffery

University of Alberta Fine Arts Building 8807 112 Street NW, Edmonton

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Room 3-125 in the University of Alberta’s Fine Arts Building (Drama Department) This class is ASL Accessible ASL Interpreters: Nicole Sander and Andrea Konowalec This class will explore intimacy & consent in rehearsal and performance. We'll dive into chemistry between performers, boundaries, closure, and how the principles of intimacy direction can enhance a creative process. We will ...

Special Workshop opportunity with Denise Clarke C.M.

University of Alberta Fine Arts Building 8807 112 Street NW, Edmonton

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Room 3-125 in the University of Alberta’s Fine Arts Building (Drama Department) ASL Accessible ASL Interpreters: Nicole Sander and Andrea Konowalec   We will begin with a participant and a chair. Come ready to move.   About Denise Clarke: Denise Clarke is the Associate Artist at One Yellow Rabbit in Calgary and a permanent member of the Creation Ensemble. ...

Bouffon workshop with Michael Kennard

University of Alberta Fine Arts Building 8807 112 Street NW, Edmonton

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Room 3-125 in the University of Alberta’s Fine Arts Building (Drama Department) ASL Accesible ASL Interpreters: Nicole Sander and Andrea Konowalec   A quick hit of Phillipe Gaulier old style Bouffon. Participants will get a basic understanding of what the Bouffon style entails. Please bring morph suit if you have one, if not, stretchy clothing that you ...

Mindfulness in Movement with Linda Turnbull

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Breath is Key. In this class we will begin with a short yoga practice to connect body and breath. Moving off the mat, we will move into more grounded, flowing floor and partner work exploring the sense of touch and using our breath as a soundscape. Linda is an Edmonton-based movement artist and teacher. She has performed, choreographed and collaborated ...

Integrated, Disability and Crip Performance (Lindsay Eales and Danielle Peers)  

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

This workshop will focus on an introduction to integrated dance technique (based on improvisation and contact work), as well as disability and crip arts and culture. It will include creative exercises that prioritize accessibility, inclusive design, disability leadership, critical examination of disability narratives in art and culture, and disability as a site of generativity. We will also offer a short piece of ...

Mad Performance Creation with Lindsay Eales

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

This workshop introduces Mad performance creation processes that center madness as a site of generativity. For some context, when I refer to “Mad” creation, I am asking what it means to create art while considering the concept of ‘mental illness’ and mental distress as a sociopolitical issue as well as an embodied encounter. This workshop will prioritize the anti-oppressive trauma-informed movement practices ...

Body-Talk/Talking-Body with Richard Lee

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

In terms of both training and performance-making, I’m interested in the overlap between text and movement. What are the kinetic shapes of our conversations? How about the velocity and direction of stream-of-consciousness writing? How might we gain a greater sense of the actions of our words through moving, and vice versa?We will start with improvised movement scores to warm up ...

Aerial conditioning with Mackenzie Baert

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

This class will include some of the ground conditioning and stretching typical of an aerial fitness class with a focus on core, balance and posture. The stretching component will depend on the student's requests but can either focus on shoulders, back or legs. Shoes are not required but comfy clothes are recommended. Get ready to sweat! Mackenzie Baert is a ...

Performance Lab with Ayla Modeste

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Ayla Modeste is a Nehiyaw, Gwich'in Dancer and Story Teller from Edmonton. She uses her dance training and love for connection to create stories that explore expression in many movement forms. Iskwetew Iskwewak, a burlesque inspired performance group was created by Ayla and other Indigenous Womxn to bring sexual liberation into Indigenous Culture. Ayla has choreographed for her company, Crystal ...

Collective Energy with Ainsley Hillyard

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Right now Ainsley is really interested in collective energy, and making decisions as a group without verbal or visual cues. This session will incorporate some movement and improvisational scores and games that heighten our awareness of other bodies in space and how to navigate with/against them. Ainsley Hillyard is an Edmonton-based performer, choreographer and educator working in dance and theatre. ...

Rewriting Distance with Lin Snelling

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

These two workshops are meant to give participants an understanding of Rewriting Distance which will be performed at Mile Zero Dance; August 21, 22, 23 at 8 pm and 24 matinée at 2 pm. We will work to create polyphony by simultaneously combining speaking, moving, listening, and writing into another way to tell a story. With Rewriting Distance, the Canadian ...

Rewriting Distance with Lin Snelling

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

These two workshops are meant to give participants an understanding of Rewriting Distance which will be performed at Mile Zero Dance; August 21, 22, 23 at 8 pm and 24 matinée at 2 pm. We will work to create polyphony by simultaneously combining speaking, moving, listening, and writing into another way to tell a story. With Rewriting Distance, the Canadian ...

Butoh Body, Actor Brain with Brennen Campbell

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

This performance lab will focus on Butoh dance and devising for the actor. Butoh is an anti-rational dance which explores extreme states through the use of internal / external imagery, the “dead” body, and the grotesque. Butoh chips away at everyday patterns and reveals the butoh (or pre-social) body in the performer. Participants will be led through a series of butoh exercises and devising prompts to explore extreme physicality, dynamic stage presence, and awareness.  ...

A Moving Practice: Freedom and Form with Amber Borotsik

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Opening Note:  I’m really into the idea of practice.  The idea that what we do is a forever practice. So prepare for the word practitioner. This word somehow seems so serious. Much more serious than the word practice, which I’m loving because it’s just so simple and unfussy.  If the word practitioner distances you from this outline just swap in ...

Azimuth Theatre 2019/2020 Season Announcement Event

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Azimuth Theatre invites you to attend their 2019/2020 season announcement featuring a panel discussion on the Importance of the Arts in Edmonton with Soni Dasmohapatra, Grants coordinator from the Edmonton Heritage Council, Jacquelyn Cardinal, award-winning playwright and Managing Director of Naheyawin, and Janis Irwin, MLA for Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood. The evening will be set up as a 5 à 7 event with ...

A Moving Practice: Freedom and Form with Amber Borotsik

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Opening Note:  I’m really into the idea of practice.  The idea that what we do is a forever practice. So prepare for the word practitioner. This word somehow seems so serious. Much more serious than the word practice, which I’m loving because it’s just so simple and unfussy.  If the word practitioner distances you from this outline just swap in ...

Ashtanga Yoga with Linda Turnbull

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Ashtanga yoga is one of the oldest forms of modern yoga that is still practiced today. It's lineage (Krishnamacharya, Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois, Sharath Jois) has influenced many other styles of yoga and fitness in north America and around the world. Join Linda Turnbull for an indepth workshop on Tristana; Breath, Bandha and Movement Synchronicity (vinyasa and asana) and how ...

Performance Lab with Minggao Zhang

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Using different methods (Asian and Western styles), this session will explore both dancer and actor’s bodies through music, text, dialogues, and instruments, deepening our understanding of how we move our body into different forms. The technique from this class will use contemporary movements with Asian styles.  

Performance, Pleasure & Play with Christine Lesiak

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Find the pleasure in not knowing and spontaneous discovery! Christine will lead participants in movement games and active exercises to rediscover the joy of play, the fun in failure, and the power of partnership – important skills for creating comedy and connecting with an audience. It's great for actors, clowns, dancers, burlesque artists, variety performers, puppeteers, improvisers…  anyone interested in ...

Powwow 101- Teachings & Ethics with Sissy Thiessen

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

What is Powwow, connection to the drum, its importance to Indigenous People, stories of creation of each style, rights to practise, allyship vs ownership, regalia care and how to practice the dances with respect and integrity. The session will begin with a smudge ceremony to cleanse the space and get started in a good way. The session will also include ...

Powwow 102- Movement & Footwork with Sissy Thiessen

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

The session will begin with a smudge ceremony to cleanse the space and get started in a good way. We will then have a review of ethics & allyship vs ownership discussed in Powwow 101. The group will then move on to cultural warm up activities popular in schools across Edmonton. The session will conclude with learning some basic footwork ...

Az Lab – Enlivening the Peripheral in Text-Based Performance

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

A continuation of the previous week's explorations, a laboratory guided by Amber Borotsik and Vanessa Sabourin based on their experiences in the rehearsal hall together where the text and the body wanna play together instinctually and in synchronicity. These sessions will explore processes for combining a movement based practice within the context of text-based performance.  Methodologies used will be a ...

Writing from the Body with Charlie Peters

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Clown and Physical Comedy Series in collaboration with Small Matters Productions and The Physical Comedy Lab This workshop will offer a variety of techniques for creating text “from the body.” Drawing from Pochinko clowning, the methodology of the UK’s Frantic Assembly, and other movement-based practices, the aim will be to offer participants a variety of skills and techniques which they ...

Radical Joy with Mpoe Mogale

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

This class will be an exploration of the notion of radical joy, and its implementation into our lives through movement--that transcends the boundaries of genres. About Mpoe Mogale: Mpoe is a Black Queer Femme that reigns from Lebowakgomo, South Africa. Amongst many other things they do, they are a professionally trained dancer, currently with Decidedly Jazz Dance's Professional Training Program. ...

Movement for Physical Theatre with Minggao Zhang

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Using different methods (Asian and Western styles), this session will explore both dancer and actor’s bodies through music, text, dialogues, and instruments, deepening our understanding of how we move our body into different forms. The technique from this class will use contemporary movements with Asian styles.  

All That Binds Us in Workshop

All That Binds Us Workshop Dec. 7-18, 2019 Full Production slated for September 2020 Created by Reneltta Arluk, Lebogang Disele, Amena Shehab, Jenna Rodgers, and Makram Ayache with Sissy Thiessen Kootenayoo. All That Binds Us is about how we come together as a globalized community, and through new art making processes, what are the stories we wish to share and ...

Body-Breath-Voice with David Wilson

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

This fun, safe and informative session is about utilizing your Whole Self; body, mind, breath, voice and imagination. Our goal is open, honest, vulnerable communication. Whether your modes of communication include voice, body, paintbrush, dance or quill, this workshop aims at improving confidence, increasing flow, and promoting joy. We will make use of restorative yoga, breath therapy, transformative vocal entrainment, ...

Writing and Movement for Devised Work with Nicole Schafenacker

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Calling all performer-creators! This performance lab will focus on the relationship between writing and movement for creating devised work. We will inquire into the reciprocity between these two forms and explore translating them back and forth as means of devising. We will play with deepening your own creative process, and uncovering performative material unique to your voice. Bio: Nicole Schafenacker ...

Ashtanga Yoga with Linda Turnbull

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Ashtanga yoga is one of the oldest forms of modern yoga that is still practiced today. It's lineage (Krishnamacharya, Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois, Sharath Jois) has influenced many other styles of yoga and fitness in north America and around the world. Join Linda Turnbull for an indepth workshop on Tristana; Breath, Bandha and Movement Synchronicity (vinyasa and asana) and how ...

Writing from the Body with Charlie Peters

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

This workshop will offer a variety of techniques for creating text “from the body.” Drawing from Pochinko clowning, the methodology of the UK’s Frantic Assembly, and other movement-based practices, the aim will be to offer participants a variety of skills and techniques which they can adapt for their own purposes, goals, and practices. We will move, we will imagine, we ...

Creating Character and Story Through Improvisational Movement with Alison Neuman

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Weave your own narrative using improvisation techniques that empower you to create characters and a storyline that informs movement and performance. Bio: Alison Neuman has had an opportunity to be in the CRIPSiE (Collaborative Radically Integrated Performers' Society in Edmonton) since 2010. In the past nine years, she has been a dancer, assistant choreographer, emerging choreographer, and Artistic Associate. All ...

Expanse Festival as part of the Chinook Series

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Expanse Festival  as part of the Chinook Series February 6-16, 2020 The ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84th Avenue A celebration of the body in performance including performances by local and national artists, salon discussions, workshops, and pop-up lobby performances. Expanse is one stream in the Chinook Series. The Lobbyists Thursday, February 6 Friday, February 7 Saturday, February 8 Thursday, ...

Audition Workshop with Allyson Pratt at Expanse as part of Chinook

The Backstage Theatre 10330 - 84th ave, Edmonton

Saturday, February 8, 2020 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Backstage Theatre at Edmonton Fringe Theatre at The Expanse Festival as part of Chinook Series Whether you are brand new to auditions, or looking to brush up your skills - this workshop with Edmonton's own Allyson Pratt will leave you with practical and personalized tools to add to your actor's work belt. Focusing ...

Performance Lab at Expanse: Move up, Move up with Thirdspace Playback

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Move up, Move up, invites us all to consider how we can move towards telling our stories that don’t often have the space to be shared or to move towards listening to stories in order to honour diverse voices. In this 2 hour workshop, participants are invited to experience playback theatre-based activities to embody and share stories. Playback Theatre is ...

Performance Lab at Expanse Enlivening the Peripheral in Text-based Performance

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Az Lab #2 - Enlivening the Peripheral in Text-based Performance A laboratory continuation guided by Amber Borotsik and Vanessa Sabourin based on their experiences in the rehearsal hall together where the text and the body wanna play together instinctually and in synchronicity. These sessions explore processes for combining a movement based practice within the context of text-based performance.  Methodologies used ...

Performance Lab Body-Breath-Voice with David Wilson

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Sunday, February 23, 2020 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Classroom B in the Citadel Theatre's Foote Theatre School Pay-What-You-Wish at the door (cash, tap, credit) All welcome Doors open at 10:45 a.m. Please enter through the Foote Theatre School doors on the south side of the building This fun, safe and informative session is about utilizing your Whole Self; body, mind, breath, ...

Integrated, Disability and Crip Performance with Lindsay Eales and Danielle Peers

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

This workshop will focus on an introduction to integrated dance technique (based on improvisation and contact work), as well as disability and crip arts and culture. It will include creative exercises that prioritize accessibility, inclusive design, disability leadership, critical examination of disability narratives in art and culture, and disability as a site of generativity. We will also offer a short ...

Mad Performance Creation with Lindsay Eales

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

This workshop introduces Mad performance creation processes that center madness as a site of generativity. For some context, when I refer to “Mad” creation, I am asking what it means to create art while considering the concept of ‘mental illness’ and mental distress as a sociopolitical issue as well as an embodied encounter. This workshop will prioritize the anti-oppressive trauma-informed ...

Performance Lab with Mike Kennard

The Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

Clown And Physical Comedy Series In Collaboration With Small Matters Productions And The Physical Comedy Lab Azimuth Theatre, in partnership with the Citadel Theatre and Foote Theatre School, is offering a new professional ongoing performance training laboratory for artists who are interested in a long-term, exploratory, physical practice to enhance, supplement, and complement their performative and creative capacities. A blend ...

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Azimuth Theatre Community Check-in

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During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday. Monday, April 6 1:30pm-3:00pm MST Monday, April 13 8pm-9:30pm MST Monday, April 20 1:30pm-3:00pm MST Monday, April 27 8pm-9:30pm MST There’s no cost and no ...

Azimuth Theatre Community Check-in

Online

During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday. Monday, April 6 1:30pm-3:00pm MST Monday, April 13 8pm-9:30pm MST Monday, April 20 1:30pm-3:00pm MST Monday, April 27 8pm-9:30pm MST There’s no cost and no ...

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Azimuth Theatre Community Check-in

Online

During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday. Monday, April 6 1:30pm-3:00pm MST Monday, April 13 8pm-9:30pm MST Monday, April 20 1:30pm-3:00pm MST Monday, April 27 8pm-9:30pm MST There’s no cost and no ...

Azimuth Theatre Community Check-in

Online

During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday. Monday, April 6 1:30pm-3:00pm MST Monday, April 13 8pm-9:30pm MST Monday, April 20 1:30pm-3:00pm MST Monday, April 27 8pm-9:30pm MST There’s no cost and no ...

Azimuth Theatre/Theatre Alberta Community Check-in

Online

Our first month of community check-ins went so well we are hosting them again this May! During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday in the month of May. Monday, May 4 at ...

Azimuth Theatre/Theatre Alberta Community Check-in

Online

Our first month of community check-ins went so well we are hosting them again this May! During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday in the month of May. Monday, May 4 at ...

Azimuth Theatre/Theatre Alberta Community Check-in

Online

Our first month of community check-ins went so well we are hosting them again this May! During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday in the month of May. Monday, May 4 at ...

Azimuth Theatre/Theatre Alberta Community Check-in

Online

Our first month of community check-ins went so well we are hosting them again this May! During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday in the month of May. Monday, May 4 at ...

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Azimuth Theatre/Theatre Alberta Community Check-ins: June 2020

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During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday for the first 4 weeks of June.   Monday, June 1 at 1:30 p.m. MST Monday, June 8 at 8 p.m. MST Monday, June 15 ...

Azimuth Theatre/Theatre Alberta Community Check-ins: June 2020

Online

During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday for the first 4 weeks of June.   Monday, June 1 at 1:30 p.m. MST Monday, June 8 at 8 p.m. MST Monday, June 15 ...

Azimuth Theatre/Theatre Alberta Community Check-ins: June 2020

Online

During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday for the first 4 weeks of June.   Monday, June 1 at 1:30 p.m. MST Monday, June 8 at 8 p.m. MST Monday, June 15 ...

Azimuth Theatre/Theatre Alberta Community Check-ins: June 2020

Online

During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday for the first 4 weeks of June.   Monday, June 1 at 1:30 p.m. MST Monday, June 8 at 8 p.m. MST Monday, June 15 ...

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Azimuth Theatre/Theatre Alberta Community Check-in

Online

During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday.  There’s no cost and no big agenda – it’s quite simply a check in to see how we’re all doing. It’s a space to share ...

Azimuth Theatre/Theatre Alberta Community Check-in

Online

During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday.  There’s no cost and no big agenda – it’s quite simply a check in to see how we’re all doing. It’s a space to share ...

Azimuth Theatre/Theatre Alberta Community Check-in

Online

During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday.  There’s no cost and no big agenda – it’s quite simply a check in to see how we’re all doing. It’s a space to share ...

Azimuth Theatre/Theatre Alberta Community Check-in

Online

During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday.  There’s no cost and no big agenda – it’s quite simply a check in to see how we’re all doing. It’s a space to share ...

Azimuth Theatre/Theatre Alberta Community Check-in

Online

During these strange days of pandemics, quarantines, and social distancing, it’s imperative that we find ways to be together in community. With assistance from Theatre Alberta, Azimuth Theatre will be hosting Community Check-ins every Monday.  There’s no cost and no big agenda – it’s quite simply a check in to see how we’re all doing. It’s a space to share ...

All That Binds Us

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Setsun, Kamar, Shams, Mands, and Maria look like the quintessential faces of a diversity and inclusion poster.  It's Canada Day and they're going to the club.  But things aren't exactly as they seem...and who is this Kit guy?  All That Binds Us is a live/live-streamed devised theatrical piece that weaves through time and space exploring the stories that bring individuals ...

All That Binds Us

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Setsun, Kamar, Shams, Mands, and Maria look like the quintessential faces of a diversity and inclusion poster.  It's Canada Day and they're going to the club.  But things aren't exactly as they seem...and who is this Kit guy?  All That Binds Us is a live/live-streamed devised theatrical piece that weaves through time and space exploring the stories that bring individuals ...

All That Binds Us

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Setsun, Kamar, Shams, Mands, and Maria look like the quintessential faces of a diversity and inclusion poster.  It's Canada Day and they're going to the club.  But things aren't exactly as they seem...and who is this Kit guy?  All That Binds Us is a live/live-streamed devised theatrical piece that weaves through time and space exploring the stories that bring individuals ...

All That Binds Us

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Setsun, Kamar, Shams, Mands, and Maria look like the quintessential faces of a diversity and inclusion poster.  It's Canada Day and they're going to the club.  But things aren't exactly as they seem...and who is this Kit guy?  All That Binds Us is a live/live-streamed devised theatrical piece that weaves through time and space exploring the stories that bring individuals ...

All That Binds Us

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Setsun, Kamar, Shams, Mands, and Maria look like the quintessential faces of a diversity and inclusion poster.  It's Canada Day and they're going to the club.  But things aren't exactly as they seem...and who is this Kit guy?  All That Binds Us is a live/live-streamed devised theatrical piece that weaves through time and space exploring the stories that bring individuals ...

All That Binds Us

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Setsun, Kamar, Shams, Mands, and Maria look like the quintessential faces of a diversity and inclusion poster.  It's Canada Day and they're going to the club.  But things aren't exactly as they seem...and who is this Kit guy?  All That Binds Us is a live/live-streamed devised theatrical piece that weaves through time and space exploring the stories that bring individuals ...

All That Binds Us

ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue, Edmonton

Setsun, Kamar, Shams, Mands, and Maria look like the quintessential faces of a diversity and inclusion poster.  It's Canada Day and they're going to the club.  But things aren't exactly as they seem...and who is this Kit guy?  All That Binds Us is a live/live-streamed devised theatrical piece that weaves through time and space exploring the stories that bring individuals ...

Performance Lab 1 – 2021

Online Performance Lab

Lab 1 - 2021 Remembering Your Worth - Telling Your Own Stories Sue Goberdhan As artists, we spend a lot of time trying to fit ourselves into stories that were written without us in mind. It’s time to start telling our own stories because they are valuable to the ecology of our community! Join Sue Goberdhan as she leads this ...

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Performance Lab 2 – 2021

Online Performance Lab

Lab 2 - 2021 Falling? Tumbling? Stage Combat From Home! Morgan Yamada Falling can be fun, fall into the floor for fun with Morgan as we explore our relationship with the ground, physicality and stage combat as a practice. What Do You Need To Join? A Device To Zoom In On An Internet Connection Enough Space To Stretch Out On ...

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Performance Lab 3 – 2021

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Lab 3 - 2021 Theatre Community Building: Re-Imagining Practices and Rituals Natércia Napoleão This lab will offer a space for ideas, a guided discussion and devising session with a focus of re-imagining our practices and rituals in theatre. Our goal is to walk away with a newfound sense of possibility, feeling confident on how to translate those ideas into action ...

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Performance Lab #4 with Amber Borotsik

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A Monday of Movement that addresses and acknowledges the exceptional situation we have all been living through. We'll begin with a moving meditation that offers the option for you to go outside so please, if you like, have some outdoor gear handy. After connecting with this outer and inner landscape we'll explore movement modalities intentionally designed to enliven and refresh. ...

Performance Lab #5: Making Original Work with Rebecca Merkley

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Do you have a creative idea but are unsure of how to bring it to fruition? Rebecca (Becky) Merkley is here to give you some tips and insight on how to do so, but most importantly, she is here to encourage and remind you that you don’t need permission to be creative. You just need your community. What they need ...

Expanse as Part of Chinook Series Begins!

Expanse Festival as part of Chinook Series March 25 – April 4, 2021 Exclusively online! A celebration of the body in performance including performances by local and national artists, salon discussions, workshops, and pop-up lobby performances. Expanse is one stream in the Chinook Series.   Check out our programming HERE!

Moon Speakers

Online

Azimuth Theatre is proud to present MOON SPEAKERS.   Moon Speakers is a FREE, open stage for First Nation Métis and/or Inuit female/feminine identifying artists and audience to gather, express and release through any style of visual performance art. Poetry, dance, song, storytelling, anything! *This is a closed affinity space for First Nation Métis and/or Inuit female/feminine identifying artists and ...

Performance Lab #6 – IN AND OUT OF THE BODY with Deviani Andrea

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Where does the movement begin? How can we guide our exploration? In this lab, we'll go through creative tasks to spark curiosity and discover inspiration in both the outside world and from the inside of our bodies working quickly and intuitively and taking advantage of our current living situations. Participants will share their own exploration and join in a dialogue ...

Performance Lab #7: The Shadow and the Poet with Lady Vanessa Cardona

Welcome to Performance Lab The Same But Different! What is the same? Meeting, Learning, Connecting, Pay What You Will! What Is Different? Online, Monday (Rotating rotating evenings and days) Lab 7 - 2021 The Shadow and the Poet Lady Vanessa Cardona An intro to Shadow work and the shadow self. A conversation about mental health and the ways in which ...

Performance Lab #8 – The Art of Making a Life in the Arts with Kristi Hansen

Online Performance Lab

Welcome to Performance Lab The Same But Different! What is the same? Meeting, Learning, Connecting, Pay What You Will! What Is Different? Online, Monday Lab 8 - 2021 The Art of Making a Life in the Arts Kristi Hansen This 90 minute session will delve into the process of navigating a life in the theatre industrial complex that aims to ...

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Moon Speakers – April

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  Azimuth Theatre is Proud To Present - Moon Speakers Moon Speakers is a FREE, open stage for First Nation, Métis and/or Inuit female/feminine identifying artists and audience to gather, express and release through any style of visual performance art. Poetry, dance, song, storytelling, anything! *This is a closed affinity space for First Nation, Métis and/or Inuit female/feminine identifying artists ...

Performance Lab #9: Playwriting with Respect, Paying Homage – with Althea Cunningham

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Playwriting with Respect, Paying Homage. Althea Cunningham Playwriting for a specific culture and how to respect and pay homage, to them while doing so. Bio: Althea Cunningham, is a seasoned performer and graduate of the Theatre Arts Program at Grant MacEwan University. She is an established actor with appearances in theatres across Canada. She also does television and film. She ...

Performance Lab #10: Using Clown to Expand and Explore your Artistic Career Kiana Woo

Online Performance Lab

Using Clown to Expand and Explore your Artistic Career Kiana Woo Explore how the basics of clowning and clown training can assist the actor in auditioning and in other parts of a more standard theatre process. I'm planning to discuss the value of clown training and how it can be translated to any type of theatre process and how the ...

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Performance Lab #11: Structure and Character: Building A Play with Calla Wright

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Structure and Character: Building A Play Calla Wright The word “wright” means “to build” or “one who builds”; a playwright is “one who builds plays”. In this 90 minute workshop, we will explore the key building blocks that go into the successful construction of a play: structure and character. We will explore how some of the best playwrights use structure ...

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Moon Speakers – May 2021

Online Performance Lab

Moon Speakers A FREE, open stage for First Nation Métis and/or Inuit Femme artists and audience members to gather, express and release through any style of visual performance art. An artistic space for First Nation Métis and/or Inuit Femmes Poetry, dance, song, storytelling, anything! *This is a closed affinity space for First Nation Métis and/or Inuit femme-identifying artists and attendees* ...

Performance Lab #13: Afrobeats with Kijo Gatama and Marie-Joanne Fogue Makou

Online Performance Lab

  Afrobeats  Kijo Gatama and Marie-Joanne Fogue Makou Kijo and Marie-Joanne's workshop is focused on inspiring, and empowering folks with Afrobeats, a body-based practice. A fun, and joyful dance style that will have you sweating! Afrobeats evolved from traditional African dance styles following the development of Afrobeats music. In this workshop, you’ll learn a series of steps and phrases and ...

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Performance Lab #14: Kinetics of Thought with Richard Lee

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  Kinetics of Thought Richard Lee Kinetics of Thought– an exploration of linking text, voice, and movement for building choreography and for inspiring writing. By focusing in on various physical sensations– such as balance, momentum, and muscular tension/relaxation– and combining them with a writing practice, we will devise scores that will mutually inspire movement scores and writing. Book your spot ...

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Performance Lab #15: Sissy Thiessen Kootenayoo

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Sacred Speech Sissy Thiessen Kootenayoo A prompted writing and sharing spoken word poetry workshop focused around the Indigenous 7 Sacred Grandfather Teachings and their associated animals, including sharing circles & writing activities Lab Outline Smudge teaching Intro circle Review of term "Indigenous" Story & teaching about of the Seven Sacred/Grandfather Teachings (Wisdom, Courage, Humility, Truth, Love, Respect & Honesty) & ...

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Moon Speakers

Online

Moon Speakers is a FREE, open stage for First Nation Métis and/or Inuit female/feminine identifying artists and audience members to gather, express and release through any style of visual performance art. Book Your Spot Here   Hosted by Sissy Thiessen Kootenayoo Poetry, dance, song, storytelling, anything! Opening Blessing & Teaching by Elder Ruth Cardinal De Ubiera *This is a closed ...

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Performance Lab #17: Emotional Athleticism for Performers with Kunji Ikeda

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Emotional Athleticism for Performers Kunji Ikeda Emotional Athleticism for Performers Book your spot now! Pay What You Will Suggested Donation of $10 What Do You Need To Join? A Device To Zoom In On An Internet Connection Bio: Kunji Ikeda aims to redefine narratives of the body and show how physical communication can lead to physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing. ...

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Performance Lab #18: Intro to Burlesque with LeTabby Lexington

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Intro to Burlesque  LeTabby Lexington With this workshop, I will teach participants the basics of burlesque, from the history to the bump and grind to the tease. Burlesque comes from the Italian world Berle, meaning to satirize and make strange- it is a playful, fun DIY art form that is an absolute blast and allows performers to have complete control ...

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Performance Lab #19: Playwriting with Josh Languedoc

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Playwriting Josh Languedoc Want to write a story but don't know where to start? Have an idea for a story but want some help launching in? This playwriting class will help you explore playwriting styles and tap into the stories and voices that exist within you, beside you, and all around you. Book your spot now! Pay What You Will Suggested ...

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Performance Lab #20: An Exploration of Deaf Arts with Chris Dodd

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An exploration of the aesthetics around the Deaf Arts Accessibility ASL Interpretation and Automated Live Transcription will be provided Book your spot now! Pay What You Will Suggested Donation of $10 What Do You Need To Join? A Device To Zoom In On An Internet Connection Bio: Chris Dodd is an Edmonton based Deaf performing artist, playwright, accessibility advocate and ...

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