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Ghosts ()

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Creators: Asaf Aharonson and Ruairí Donovan


Pia Bouman: Scotiabank Studio Theatre


August 7th, 2016 – August 14th, 2016


“Mmm, ok?”
“It’s about the bear.”
“Which bear? The big bear? The star constellation? The homosexual archetype?”
“No the bear that is waiting.”

From the confidential to the indecent, Ghosts takes us on journey from the erotic to the pornographic and back again to friendship. Veiling and unveiling the potential of a complex intimacy between two lovers, between a monkey and a naked boy this object-oriented dance explodes the queer performativity of Nature.

Drawing on the work of theorist Michael Hardt, GHOSTS tries to understand how love can be the central, constitutive mode and motor of politics. (


Asaf Aharonson Performer
Ruairí Donovan Performer

Creative Team

Asaf Aharonson Creator
Ruairí Donovan Creator
Gretchen Blegen Lighting Designer
Hana Lee Erdman Dramaturgical Support


Cathy Walsh Producer