In the heart of America, the language of the bodies follows a tortuous path. In a performance midway between dance and theatre, two Indigenous artist from Mexico, of Nahua and Mixteco descent, share with us their quest for identity by drawing on their cultures and the history of their ancestors. They present scenes of their metamorphoses through time, revealing the upheavals and constantly driven by the hope of finding themselves.
Part of OLD MAN: THE NAPI PROJECT, a co-operative Artist in Residence program with Lunchbox Theatre, we are pleased to present the World Premiere of SNOWBLIND, written and performed by Zach Running Coyote, to the Lunchbox stage.
Inspired by the Blackfoot story Napi and the Compassionate Woman, SNOWBLIND uses traditional storytelling, poetry, song and dance to explore the impact of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) on the Indigenous community. Told with humour and heartbreak through the memories of three characters, SNOWBLIND uncovers how our choices, our mistakes, and our history can lead us to understanding.