TORONTO PREMIEREIn this sumptuously provocative new dance and live music creation, Red Sky Performance explores the ‘spine’ of the continents. Combining Indigenous dance with raw athleticism to express its power, formation and spirit, eight dancers bring to life the electricity and impulses of our rocky mountainous backbone.
IN RESIDENCE 17.18/18.19
Internationally renowned, Red Sky Performance is one of Canada's leading companies of contemporary Indigenous performance in dance, theatre and music.
"Raw and frequently ferocious"
- THE CALGARY HERALD
"Powerful, hypnotizing, flawless"
- THE DANCE CURRENT
- CBC ARTS
- Berkeley Street Theatre
- Run Time: 50 minutes (no intermission). Latecomers may not be admitted.
- Audience Advisory: Theatrical haze effect used
with choreographic excerpts by:
Thomas Fonua, Sandra Laronde and Ageer
Composition & MusicRick Sacks
Cree translation/voice: Tyrone Tootoosis
Throat boxer vocals: Nelson Tagoona
The Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Dr. Becky Sjare recording on Dundas Island
Costume DesignJeff Chief
Video DesignAndy Moro
Lighting DesignMichel Charbonneau
Technical & Company ManagerCarla Ritchie
Joshua St. John