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Produced by

Manidoons Collective Production

Presented by

Theatre Passe Muraille and Native Earth Performing Arts

Creator: Yolanda Bonnell
Director: Cole Alvis


Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace


February 7th, 2020 – February 22nd, 2020


bug follows The Girl as she navigates her way through her intergenerational trauma while being followed by Manidoons, the physical manifestation of her addictions. The physical performance weaves stories of Indigenous women grappling with their painful past and making tough choices to survive in this country.  (


Yolanda Bonnell Performer
Sadie Buck Voiceover

Creative Team

Yolanda Bonnell Creator
Cole Alvis Director
Yvette Nolan Dramaturgy
Jay Havens Scenography
Michel Charbonneau Lighting Designer
Maddie Bautista Sound Designer
Jennifer Kreisberg Composer
Joshua DePerry Composer
Ashley Bomberry Outside Eye / Facilitator


Gia Nahmens Stage Manager
Deborah Lim Production Manager
Cole Alvis Producer
Aria Evans Movement Coach
Kinoo Arcentales Stitcher
Chelsea Reinders Stitcher
Timothy L. Hill Set Construction
Lisa Alves Associate Producer
Olivia Shortt Associate Producer
Kristina Lemieux Producing Consultant
Pauline Shirt Knowledge Keeper
Ashley Belmer Publicity
Amy Ireland Deaf Interpreter
Catherine MacKinnon Deaf Community Consultant
Marcia Martins English-ASL Interpreter
Rosalie Vissers English-ASL Interpreter
Jo-Ann Martin English-ASL Interpreter
Christopher Ross Crew
Joey Morin Crew
Geoffrey Armour Crew
Christian Stephens Crew
Everett Dalingwater Crew


David Fisher Venue Technician
Eric Read Production Manager