Canadian Stage, Hofesh Shechter, Political Mother
Political Mother will be on stage at the Bluma Appel Theatre in the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts (27 Front St.E.). Performances run Wednesday through Sunday at 8 p.m. with matinees on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. The performance runs 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Choreographed and Composed by Hofesh Shechter. Performed by Hofesh Shechter Company. Presented by Canadian Stage.
Maëva Berthelot Bruno Karim Guilloré
Chien-Ming Chang Yeji Kim
Sam Coren Kim Kohlmann
Frédéric Despierre Philip Hulford
Karima El Amrani Erion Kruja
James Finnemore Hannah Shepherd
Edouard Hue Merel Lammers
James Adams Guitar
Joseph Ashwin Guitar
Dominic Goundar Drums
Joel Harries Guitar, Drums,
Norman Jankowski Drums, Pandeiro
James Keane Guitar, Drums
Vincenzo Lamagna Guitar, Drums
Nell Catchpole Musical Collaborator
Yaron Engler Musical Collaborator; Percussion Arrangements
Lee Curran Lighting Design
Merle Hensel Costume Design
Founded in 2008 Hofesh Shechter Company tours worldwide and is fast becoming known as one of the leading contemporary dance companies. Led by Hofesh Shechter, the company consists of an international cast of superb dancers and musicians that has attracted audiences of all ages, backgrounds and interests throughout the UK and internationally.
Founded in 1987, Canadian Stage is one of the country's leading not-for-profit Contemporary Theatre companies, with the 2012.13 season marking the organization's 25th anniversary season. Under the direction of Artistic & General Director Matthew Jocelyn, the company presents multidisciplinary theatre with a focus on emerging performance styles that integrate theatre with other artistic mediums such as dance, film, visual arts and more. Sharing innovative and vibrant theatre from Canada and around the world, the company stages an annual season of work at three major venues (the Bluma Appel Theatre, the Berkeley Street Theatre and the High Park Amphitheatre) and runs a series of artist development and education initiatives, as well as youth and community outreach programs. For more information, visit www.canadianstage.com.
Photo Credit: Tom Medwell