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Produced by

Birdtown and Swanville

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Playwright: Aurora Stewart de Peña
Director: Aurora Stewart de Peña


Toronto Media Arts Centre – Gamma Workspace


August 11th, 2018 – August 19th, 2018


1983: A salon in a mall in a dying city is the hub of an isolated sub-culture obsessed with consumerist “new age” spirituality. A stylist, inspired by Wham!, European flare, and a VHS copy of Ali McGraw’s “yoga: mind & body”, inspires trainees and clients alike to explore and express their true selves. (


Rebecca Applebaum Anita
Andy Cheng Mikhail
William Christopher Ellis Romaine
Naomi Skwarna Linda

Creative Team

Aurora Stewart de Peña Playwright
Aurora Stewart de Peña Director
Andrew Zukerman Sound Designer
Gustavo Cerquera Benjumea Scenography


Mark Aikman Producer
Vanessa Fischer Style Consultant