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What’s On (Edmonton): “New Blood” – New Blood Dance Production & Secondary Education Graduate Students’ Association, University of Alberta

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What’s On (Edmonton): “New Blood” – New Blood Dance Production & Secondary Education Graduate Students’ Association, University of Alberta

New Blood

High school theatre group showcases work around Indian Residential Schools & reconciliation

In response to the Truth and Reconciliation’s final report and 94 calls to action, the Secondary Education Graduate Students’ Association has invited New Blood dance production, a high school interpretive theatre group from Strathmore, Alberta in Treaty 7 territory, to showcase their work around Indian Residential Schools and reconciliation.

Inspired by the music of Peter Gabriel, interpretive dance, poetry, narrative, traditional Blackfoot dancing and drumming, the students bring the story of Siksika Chief Vincent Yellow Old Woman to the stage. The production has performed across Southern Alberta 30+ times to critical acclaim and is hailed as a hauntingly compelling and heartfelt story.

After the performance, we will have a talk-back with the performers.

Trailer at: www.newblooddance.com

Date: Tue, 7 March 2017
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM MST
Location: Timms Centre for the Arts, 112 Street NW & 87 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2C9

For more information, or to purchase tickets, please click here

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