From Fair & Wide, O Canada – In-Person Performance
From Fair & Wide, O Canada reveals how fairs and festivals began in Canada and the significant impact they have made throughout our country over the centuries. Motus O combines dance, music, and narrative in this colourfully vibrant, entertaining, and educational celebration of how fairs and festivals have shaped our great Canadian history.
Prisoner of Tehran – In-Person Performance
Prisoner of Tehran is a collaboration between Motus O and Marina Nemat, based on Nemat’s bestselling book. After the Islamic Revolution of 1979, Marina was arrested at the age of sixteen and spent more than 2 years in Evin, a political prison in Tehran, Iran. Through dance, theatre and storytelling, the show speaks to social justice, oppression, freedom and hope.
Dramatic Dance – In-Person Workshop
Dealing with a fusion of mime, drama and dance for the purpose of storytelling, this workshop provides an introduction to creative movement. A variety of exercises covering the basics of movement and performance will support participants’ creative expression while working within their natural abilities.