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The Red Horse is Leaving ()

Produced by

Moleman Productions

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Playwright: Erika Batdorf
Director: Kate Digby


Toronto Media Arts Centre – Main Gallery


August 9th, 2018 – August 15th, 2018


Erika Batdorf creates a portrait of her mother, Thaya Whitten, a painter who toured Canada in the 60’s doing controversial performance art. Through the use of biosensors, this interactive theatrical two-hander explores the meeting point of madness and creativity. (


Erika Batdorf Performer
Zoe Sweet Performer

Creative Team

Erika Batdorf Playwright
Kate Digby Director
Kate Digby Choreographer
Mark-David Hosale Sound
Mark-David Hosale Digital Technology
Mark-David Hosale Costume Designer
Sylvia Defend Costume Designer
Mark Cassidy Assistant Director
J. Rigzin Tute Composer
Joyce Padua Costume Designer


Anastasiya Popova Stage Manager
Alan Macy Biosensors
Omar Alex Khan Digital Technology Collaborator
Filiz Eryilmaz Digital Technology Assistant