New Voices in First Nation Performance

June 1, 2000
Performance Art

About the Program

This evening of three short works put together new Indigenous voices in performance—Thirza Cuthand's Mars Crew, Marie Clements' The Long Words of Why (with Diana Swayze and Michelle Nahanee), and Dolores Dallas' Lady H, a work that deals with the topic of heroin addiction.

Thirza Cuthand has established herself as an accomplished videomaker, having produced Lessons in Baby Dyke Theory and Colonization: The Second Coming. She first performed in the ALA Collective's performance art series as part of Live at the End of the Century. Marie Clements has worked in theatre for the last ten years as an actor, writer, and performer. Her recent multi-media work, Urban Tattoo has toured extensively. Her new play The Unnatural and Accidental Women will premiered at the Firehall in fall 2000. Dolores Dallas is a performer from the Cowichan nation. She has an extensive arts background working in film and video, theatre and visual art.


Daina Warren


2000.0601 NEW


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