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Produced by

Animacy Theatre Collective and Common Boots Theatre

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Playwrights: Morgan Johnson and Alexandra Watt Simpson
Director: Martha Ross


St. Volodymyr Institute Theatre


July 6th, 2018 – July 15th, 2018


After being evicted from their watery dwellings, Sojo and Beagle must play their very best “human” to survive in a world dominated by suits (not scales) – all the while searching for home, food, room (or reproductive!) mates, and a bit of multispecies’ love. Hiccups along the way include: a swim out of the water, a hook in the mouth, a pregnancy, and four cans of chatty salmon. A research-based, physical theatre play about salmon and humans finding home in Toronto. It loves humanity. It hates humanity. It’s fishy. (


Alexandra Watt Simpson Performer
Morgan Johnson Performer

Creative Team

Morgan Johnson Playwright
Alexandra Watt Simpson Playwright
Martha Ross Director
Alyssa Martin Choreographer
Anders Azzopardi Composer
Stefan Hegerat Composer
Morgan Johnson Projections
Alexandra Watt Simpson Projections
Morgan Johnson Mask Design
Alexandra Watt Simpson Mask Design
Alexandra Watt Simpson Set Designer
Robert Morgan Set Designer
Oonagh Butterfield Land Acknowledgement and Wave Animations
Kelly King Land Acknowledgement and Wave Animations
Morgan Johnson Land Acknowledgement and Wave Animations


Noa Katz Stage Manager
Madeleine Tuer Poster Design
Kathryn Hanson Photography