Dark Love ~

SYNOPSIS – One long dark night that lasted for thirty days, the people looked for light.

CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS – Pulga Muchochoma, Chiamaka Ugwu, Susan Lock, Falen Johnson, Virgilia Griffith, Leah Simone Bowen, Gein Wong, Mel Hague, Michelle Ramsay

DURATION – 30 minutes

CAST – tbd

STYLE / FORM – monologues with movement

HISTORY

-developed in a Canada Council for the Arts supported residency at Canada’s National Arts Centre, 2014 with English Theatre ensemble members Petrina Bromley, Christine Brubaker, Dmitry Chepovetsky, David Coomber, Eric Davis, Leah Doz, Sheldon Elter, Quancetia Hamilton, Eliza-Jane Scott, Joey Tremblay, under the leadership of Jillian Keiley and Sarah Garton Stanley.

-excerpt reading by Virgilia Griffith 2015

-workshop staging at Buddies in Bad Times’ Rhubarb Fesitval under the direction of Virgilia Griffith.

-workshop staging at SpringWorks Festival under the direction of Leah Simone Bowen

INSPIRED BY

indefinite power outages in 2011 Tanzania amid drought and fuel shortage.

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