beyond by jason martin
an artistic residency & production through WCD
MAY 3-5 / 8PM*
The World Premier of WCD’s visiting Artist-in-Residence from Montréal, Jason Martin’s full evening work on a cast of both Montreal and Winnipeg dancers Jasmine Allard, Alexandra Winters, Brianna Ferguson, Brett Owen, Allison Brooks, Charlie Prince (Mtl, Vancouver), and Janelle Hacault (Mtl). This will be a production that carries a voltage, a frenzy, a bestial and instinctive reality, exposing the destructive inhibitions and pressure we put on ourselves in order to define one’s identity and the self-acceptance that comes with it.
renco vivo: an original rock musical
by the mariachi ghost
Winnipeg-based music sensation, The Mariachi Ghost, was commissioned by the Prismatic Arts Festival (Halifax, NS) to develop a new theatre / music hybrid performance: Rencor Vivo.
From driving rhythms and soaring melodies to brooding synths and dreamy vocal breaks, The Mariachi Ghost is known in Canada and the United States for fusing traditional Mexican songs, progressive rock and a flair for the dramatic, to ignite the world of their namesake’s tenuous existence.
In Rencor Vivo, The Mariachi Ghost with choreography by Janelle Hacault, brings to life Juan Rulfo’s novel, Pedro Paramo in a spectacle of theatre, music, dance, and video projection. Inspired by magical realist literature, Rencor Vivo is a visceral story told using the local lowbrow slang of Rulfo’s homeland. The style is a perfect mix of tradition and modernity.
The Mariachi Ghost received a residency in Halifax to develop Rencor Vivo and performed excerpts from the production in a concert of their unique music. The full production of Rencor Vivo will debut at Prismatic 2018!
More information at The Mariachi Ghost
a new contemporary dance creation
with harpist, Coralie gauthier
More information to come...