All families have a history – ours has laughter, tears, and original music
At family gatherings over the years, theatre director Barbara Larose was entertained by her aunts’ and mother’s tales of life during the Great Depression. Filled with drama and the excitement of growing up in challenging times, the stories provided natural material for Larose’s first play, Life in the Raw, which premieres at the George Ignatieff Theatre as part of the 2012 Toronto Fringe Theatre Festival. More »
Suspended in a space where both internal and external realities are expressed, three characters find themselves crossing paths in a mysterious drawing room. In what could be a dream or nightmare, they explore questions of lives lived, lovers loved and the place that exists between light and dark. One by one, as they unravel their tangled stories we see them emerge transformed through the passage of their meeting place. More »
The Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival and Dance Umbrella of Ontarioâ€™s Dance Initiative announce their presentation of the world premiere of AX-S Danceâ€™s new piece â€œtwentysomethingsâ€ at Factory Theatre Mainspace choreographed by Kate Nankervis.
Determined to capitalize on the fun frivolous times of their twenties, four women are faced with the responsibility of defining themselves, and their futures. While the realities and decisions of the â€˜real worldâ€™ collide, these â€˜twentysomethingsâ€™ attempt to overcome the Quarterlife Crisis for themselves and each other. These bold Toronto based indie dance artists will propel you through your twenties or remind you of them.