Top to bottom, left to right: Janet Antone, Tara Beagan, Yolanda Bonnell, Darla Contois, Deborah Courchene, Aria Evans, Eekwol, Jessica Lea Fleming, Falen Johnson, Emilie Monnet, Yvette Nolan, Michelle Olson, Reneltta Arluk, Natalie Sappier and jaye simpson.

Nightwood Theatre and Native Earth Performing Arts present a digital experience
Launching Saturday, March 27, 2021 and available until Sunday, April 11, 2021.

Earlier access can be granted to school groups as of Monday, March 22, 2021.

In 2019, the federal commission on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls released their final report, Reclaiming Power and Place. In 2020 a dozen artists were commissioned by New Harlem Productions to read and respond to specific chapters of the report through their artistic medium. Embodying Power and Place weaves together visceral offerings of song, poetry, dance and theatrical works by such incredible creators  as Janet Antone, Reneltta Arluk, Tara Beagan, Yolanda Bonnell, Darla Contois, Deborah Courchene, Aria Evans, Eekwol, Jessica Lea Fleming, Falen Johnson, Émilie Monnet, Yvette Nolan, Michelle Olson, Natalie Sappier and jaye simpson curated by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard and New Harlem Productions.

Embodying Power and Place was featured in The Globe and Mail in a list of Six theatrical experiences to look forward to in 2021.

New Harlem Productions is grateful for the support of the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts

Embodying Power and Place includes works by such incredible creators as Tiffany Ayalik, Reneltta Arluk, Tara Beagan, Yolanda Bonnell, Darla Contois, Deborah Courchene, Aria Evans, Eekwol, Jessica Lea Fleming, Falen Johnson, Émilie Monnet, Yvette Nolan, Michelle Olson, Natalie Sappier and jaye simpson, curated by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard and New Harlem Productions.

Click here to view the cast and creative team’s bios.

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