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The Waves ()

Produced by

The Waves Collective

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Playwright: Laura Quigley
Director: Clea Minaker


The Theatre Centre – BMO Incubator Space


August 11th, 2018 – August 17th, 2018


The story of one woman through the birth of her first and second babies and in to the benign and beautiful detail of one day in her life as a mother of two, contrasted by the dark underbelly of her postpartum depression. The Waves explores birth and early motherhood through text, movement, and a unique sonic experience that stretches the boundaries of vocal expression on stage. (


Laura Quigley Lise
Arianna Markle Water / Lila / Midwife / Cashier / Drop-in Mom

Creative Team

Laura Quigley Playwright
Clea Minaker Director
Noah Drew Sonic Designer
Aurora Torok Lighting Designer
Katie Hirst Set Designer


Aurora Torok Stage Manager
Aurora Torok Production Manager
Noah Drew Performance Coach