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The Four Horsemen Project ()

Produced by

Crooked Figure Dances and Global Mechanic and Volcano Theatre

Presented by

Soulpepper Theatre Company

Creators: Kate Alton and Ross Manson

Based on the poetry of Rafael Barreto-Rivera, Paul Dutton, Steve McCaffery, and bpNichol.


The Michael Young Theatre


November 6th, 2014 – November 22nd, 2014


The Four Horsemen Project is a multi-disciplinary extravaganza conceived and co-directed by Toronto’s dance-theatre dynamic duo, Ross Manson and Kate Alton, in collaboration with Vancouver animation studio Global Mechanic. Live, on-stage, swirling animation and sonic hi-jinx make the poetry of Canada’s 1970s avant-garde scene leap off the page and onto the stage.

The show is based on the work of Toronto’s original Four Horsemen: Rafael Barreto-Rivera, Paul Dutton, Steve McCaffery and bpNichol. (



Jennifer Dahl Performer
Graham McKelvie Performer
Naoko Murakoshi Performer
Andrea Nann Performer

Creative Team

Rafael Barreto-Rivera Poet
Paul Dutton Poet
Steve McCaffery Poet
Barrie Phillip Nichol Poet
Kate Alton Conceiver
Ross Manson Conceiver
Kate Alton Director
Ross Manson Director
Kate Alton Choreographer
Bruce Alcock Animations
Ross Manson Dramaturge
Katherine Duncanson Vocal Director
John Millard Music Director
John Millard Music Arrangements
Graham Hargrove Music Arrangements
Itai Erdal Lighting Designer
Cass Reimer Set Designer
Cass Reimer Costume Designer


Kai-Yueh Chen Stage Manager
Patrick Lavender Production Manager
Milena Radeva Wardrobe Assistant