Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Going Home Star - Truth and Reconciliation

Performance | Spectacle
  • Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet company artist Sophia Lee / Photo by Réjean Brandt Photography

Nanaimo BC
April 4-5 avril 2016
April 4, 5 @ 7:30 | 19:30

Presented by | Diffusé par: Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet
The Port Theatre
125 Front Street

Pre-Show Chats: Both Nights – 6:45pm in Harmac Room

Commissioned by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Artistic Director André Lewis with production sponsored by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of CanadaGoing Home Star - Truth and Reconciliation explores the world of Annie, a young, urban First Nations woman adrift in a contemporary life of youthful excess. But when she meets Gordon, a longhaired trickster disguised as a homeless man, she’s propelled into a world she’s always sensed but never seen. Not only do they travel the streets of this place but also the roads of their ancestors, learning to accept the other’s burdens as the two walk through the past and toward the future. Together, both Annie and Gordon learn that without truth, there is no reconciliation.

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