Santee Smith

A Story Before Time

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
October 16-24 octobre 2013

Presented by | Diffusé par: Kaha:wi Dance Theatre
Presented by | Diffusé par: Banff Centre
Member of the CanDance Network | Membre du reseau CanDanse
Young People’s Theatre
165 Front Street East, Toronto

Young People’s Theatre is pleased to present A Story Before Time, a powerful First Nations story from  Kaha:wi Dance Theatre, written by Drew Hayden Taylor and created by Santee Smith. Original music, dance and theatre unite to bring this entertaining and insightful Onkwehonwe (First Nation) Creation Story to life. The exquisite musical score blends traditional songs with contemporary music, incorporating both Mohawk and Cayuga languages. A Story Before Time carries the metaphors, symbols, dreams and beliefs of a people, weaving a rich and powerful cultural narrative. Featuring: Sarain Carson-Fox, Zhenya Cerneacov, Michael Demski, Semiah Kaha:wi Smith, Louis Laberge-Côté, Emily Law.

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