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Event (Calgary): Y Calgary Festival – Calgary Young People’s Theatre

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Event (Calgary): Y Calgary Festival – Calgary Young People’s Theatre

Join us for the Y Calgary Festival, May 30th - June 1st, 2013!
Join us for the Y Calgary Festival, May 30th – June 1st, 2013!

Join Calgary Young People’s Theatre for the inaugural Y Calgary Festival , running from May 30-June 1, 2013 at the Unitarian Church of Calgary, 1703 1 Street NW. Join us for a weekend of FREE performances and interactive opportunities all exploring the stories and people that make up our beautiful city. This program is FREE for audiences to attend and suitable for ages 8 to adult (some mature content). Audience capacity is limited, first come, first seat!

Facilitated by Myriam DeRosa
Jacqueline, a 4th generation Calgarian, feels that she does not fit in, in Calgary and therefore
does not like the city. While at the airport, contemplating life-changing choices, she meets
people who are new to Calgary and who teach her (through their newly found love for Calgary
how to love Calgary as well.

The Bridge
Facilitated by Jamie Dunsdon
In a land where everything is dark, where people who are different are captured and locked
away, how can a 10-year old girl named Mouse survive? Especially now that she has found a
piece of the forbidden light, and the Evil Prince is after her. A fantasy adventure about being
different in a world where everything looks the same.

Facilitated by Devon Dubnyk and Mark Ikeda
When thrown into a new life scenario, how do we arm ourselves against these anxieties and what personal growth do we experience? MOVE explores these questions as a young girl new to Calgary is thrust into a nightmare version of ‘Stampede’. MOVE uses strong physical storytelling and stylized choral work to bring themes of isolation and alienation alive on stage.

immiGREATion: The Greatest Indoor Show on Earth
Facilitated by Judith Mendelsohn
Prepare to laugh and be touched as the performers share their personal backgrounds through
Clown, Comedy, Dance, and Shadow Puppetry. Welcome to the immiGREATion Variety Show!

The Interactive Room
Join us in the Birds & Stone Theatre for an interactive experience and a chance to tell YOUR
story through visual arts, writing and video diary. Check out the art on display created during
the workshop portion of the Y Calgary project, including photography, visual arts, sound and
shadow puppetry.

All shows presented at the Unitarian Church of Calgary, 1703 1 Street NW in Panabaker Hall,
Wickenden Hall and Birds & Stone Theatre.

Y Calgary Festival Schedule:

Thursday May 30, 2013
Connections 7:00pm Wickenden Hall
The Bridge 8:00pm Panabaker Hall
Interactive Room 6:00pm-9:30pm Birds & Stone Theatre
Opening Night Reception 8:45pm Wickenden Hall

Friday May 31, 2013
Double Bill: immiGREATion and The Bridge* 7:00pm Panabaker Hall
Double Bill: Connections and Move* 7:30pm Wickenden Hall
Interactive Room 6:00pm-9:30pm Birds & Stone Theatre
*Please note that there will be a 15 minute intermission between each show in the Double Bill

Saturday June 1, 2013
MOVE 2:00pm Wickenden Hall
immiGREATion 3:00pm Panabaker Hall
Interactive Room 1:00pm-3:00pm Birds & Stone Theatre

Saturday Night Showcase!
Join us on Saturday June 1, 2013 for a showcase performance featuring vignettes from each of
the four performances created for the Y Calgary Festival. Followed by a closing night party filled
with food, friends and of course dancing!

Showcase Featuring Connections, The Bridge, Move & immiGREATion
7:30pm, Panabaker Hall

Closing Night Party
8:30pm-12:00am, Wickenden Hall

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