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Produced by

Electric Company Theatre and Kidd Pivot

Presented by

Canadian Stage

Playwright: Jonathon Young
Choreographer: Crystal Pite


Bluma Appel Theatre


February 18th, 2016 – February 21st, 2016


Some questions are impossible to answer and some experiences too personal to express. Choreographer Crystal Pite and actor/playwright Jonathon Young join forces to examine, with unflinching honesty – through comedy and drama, poetry and movement – what happens to the individual in the wake of a trauma. (


Bryan Arias Performer
David Raymond Performer
Cindy Salgado Performer
Jermaine Spivey Performer
Tiffany Tregarthen Performer
Jonathon Young Performer
Haley Heckethorn Apprentice Actor

Creative Team

Jonathon Young Playwright
Crystal Pite Choreographer
Jay Gower Taylor Set Designer
Tom Visser Lighting Designer
Nancy Bryant Costume Designer
Owen Belton Sound Designer
Alessandro Juliani Sound Designer
Meg Roe Sound Designer
Eric Beauchesne Rehearsal Director
Bryan Arias Sasla
Cindy Salgado Salsa
David Raymond Tap
Meg Roe Composer
Owen Belton Composer
Alessandro Juliani Composer


Patrick Spavor Scenic Painter
Daniel Dumitriu Scenic Painter
Heidi Wilkinson Puppet Design
Omanie Elias Puppet Design
Nicola Ryall Costume Assistant
Nicola Ryall Stitcher/Builder
Linda Chow Cutter
Patrice Yapp Stitcher/Builder
Jeremy Collie-Holmes Technical Director
Jeremy Collie-Holmes Production Manager
Wendy Dallian Stitcher/Builder
Eric Chad Sound Technician
Jan Hodgson Stage Manager
Isaac Robinson Stage Carpenter


Bryan Steele Associate Technical Director
Alanna McConnell Assistant Technical Director
R. Allan Ross Director of Production
Billy Wolf Technical Director
Heather Landon Assistant Production Manager
Mary Spyrakis Head of Properties
Mike Souliere Operations Manager