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Divisadero: a Performance ()

Produced by

Necessary Angel Theatre Company and The Film Farm

Director: Daniel Brooks

Adapted by the author, Daniel Brooks, the Cast and the Company


Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace


February 8th, 2011 – February 20th, 2011


Divisadero: a performance tells a story of a family that is forever changed by a single, violent event and examines themes of memory, identity, love and the grip of the past on the present. The production combines music, performance and storytelling, exploring the intimacy between the speaker and the listener, and language’s ability to weave a magical spell. (Show Press Release)


Liane Balaban Performer
Maggie Huculak Performer
Tom McCamus Performer
Aviva Philipp-Muller Performer
Amy Rutherford Performer
Justin Rutledge Performer

Creative Team

Michael Ondaatje Author
Daniel Brooks Director
Stefan Dzeparoski Assistant Director
Justin Rutledge Songwriter
Andrea Lundy Lighting Designer
Alexander MacSween Sound Designer
Alexander MacSween Composer
John Thompson Set Designer
John Thompson Costume Designer


Crystal Salverda Stage Manager
Elizabeth McDermott Apprentice Stage Manager
Andrea Lundy Production Manager


Peter Eaton Mainspace Technician