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We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 ()

Produced by

The Theatre Centre

Playwright: Jackie Sibblies Drury
Director: Ravi Jain


The Theatre Centre – BMO Incubator


November 3rd, 2015 – November 29th, 2015


A group of young actors come together to tell the little-known story of the first genocide of the 20th century, testing the limits of empathy as they explore their own stories, assumptions and prejudices. Eventually the full force of a horrific past crashes into the good intentions of the present, hitting closer to home than anyone ever expected. (


Brett Donahue Actor 1 / White Man
Marcel Stewart Actor 2 / Black Man
Brendan McMurtry-Howlett Actor 3 / Another White Man
Michael Ayres Actor 4 / Another Black Man
Darcy Gerhart Actor 5 / Sarah
Khadijah Roberts-Abdullah Actor 6 / Black Woman

Creative Team

Jackie Sibblies Drury Playwright
Ravi Jain Director
Lisa Karen Cox Assistant Director
Ken MacKenzie Set Designer
Ken MacKenzie Lighting Designer
Joanna Yu Costume Designer
Debashis Sinha Music
Debashis Sinha Sound Designer


Neha Ross Stage Manager


Navid Amini House Technician
Tim Lindsay Technical Director