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The Girl With no Hands ()

Produced by

Too Close to the Sun Productions

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Creator: Talya Rubin and Jodi Essery
Playwrights: Talya Rubin and Jodi Essery
Director: Jodi Essery


Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace


August 8th, 2008 – August 16th, 2008


A cautionary tale about messages crossed, meanings lost, and what happens when you can’t hold onto your own story. This unwaveringly risky dark comedy for solo performer and live musician is a re-visioning of a tale collected by the Brothers Grimm. (2008 Summerworks Festival Program)


Talya Rubin Performer

Creative Team

Talya Rubin Creator
Jodi Essery Creator
Talya Rubin Playwright
Jodi Essery Playwright
Jodi Essery Director
Sarah Yaffe Lighting Designer
Paul Chambers Production Designer
Deborah Hoeberg Wooden Hands


Julia Kater Live Music


Katja Phillips Graphic Designer
Julia Kater Graphic Designer
Mike Newton Graphic Designer


Peter Eaton Venue Technician
Jason Golinsky Venue Technician
Michel Charbonneau Festival Lighting Designer