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An Evening of Indigenous Theatre to be Held at Trent University on March 29


Performance Presentations with Students to be Showcased

Wednesday, March 28, 2007, Peterborough

The Department of Indigenous Studies at Trent University, in association with Indigenous Performance Initiatives, will present Nishnaabe Maanjiidwin V: Pawaajgejiik (They who dream), an evening of Indigenous performance with students in Indigenous theatre, on Thursday, March 29 at 8 p.m. in NOZHEM: the First Peoples Performance Space at Peter Gzowski College on the Symons Campus.

In this production, students have created a dazzling collage of performance drawn from the work of a variety of Indigenous playwrights including Thomas King’s Green Grass, Running Water, Murielle M. Borst’s More than Feathers and Beads, Drew Haydon Taylor’s The Girl Who Loved Her Horses, Margo Kane’s Moonlodge, and Tomson Highway’s The Wife and The Rez Sisters.

Performance director is Marrie Mumford, Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Arts and Literature at Trent University and Artistic Producer of Indigenous Performance Initiatives. Choreography is by Daystar/Rosalie Jones, adjunct faculty member with the Indigenous Studies Department at Trent University.

All performances are by donation and open to the public. Peterborough. Performances are recommended for ages 13 and up. Seating is limited. To reserve seats, please call (705) 748-1011 x7921.

Peter Gzowski College is located on the east bank of Trent University at 2510 Pioneer Road.


Media are invited and encouraged to attend this event.

For more information, please contact:
Deborah Ratelle, Trent University, (705) 748-1011 x7906 or MTwoSpirit@aol.com