ANXIETY Trailer by Ryan Parker Photography/Sound by Gary James Joynes


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You walk through a door. Your heart beats. Your head buzzes. Sweat rolls down your temple. It feels like you can’t breathe. Our personal, secret catalogues of micro-terrors shape our lives. From November 24th – December 4th Theatre Yes’s ANXIETY will challenge audiences to explore the underbelly of fight or flight as they journey through this one-of-a-kind immersive performance experience, scored by renowned sound artist Gary James Joynes in collaboration with 6 of Canada’s most inventive small theatre companies. ANXIETY is a pan-Canadian Collaboration creates ONE unforgettable found-space work, sculpted by Edmonton Playwright Cat Walsh and Theatre Yes.  Northern Light Theatre from (Edmonton), Theatre Skam (Victoria) and Outside the March (Toronto), LoHiFi Production (Halifax) and Curtain Razors (Regina) ad Théâtre à corps perdus (Montreal) have received mysterious objects, artifacts which have triggered the creation of 6 interactive performance installations not to be missed. Check out what our collaborators got in the mail below.


 ANXIETY IN THE MEDIA

 

EDMONTON JOURNAL – PREVIEW

EDMONTON JOURNAL – REVIEW

GIG CITY – REVIEW

VUE WEEKLY COVER STORY

VUE WEEKLY REVIEW

WHAT-IT-IS PODCAST – ARTIST INTERVIEWS

EDMONTON ARTS COUNCIL – BLOG PREVIEW / REVIEW

AFTER THE HOUSE LIGHTS – BLOG PREVIEW


Peak inside the making of Anxiety. The participating companies received packages in the mail with objects that prompted their contribution to the project.

  • Outside The March received a photo album from 1890's ... which has been furiously annotated
  • Theatre SKAM received a cell phone that has been set up by someone who is obsessed by a curious set of data - notes, messages, maps and codes
  • Northern Light Theatre received a set of human and animal teeth wrapped in a lace doyley inside a candy dish
  • LohiFi productions received a strange collection of photos
  • and an old metronome
  • Théâtre à corps perdus received USB stick wrapped in...
  • ... a strange note
  • Curtain Razors received a tube full of maps of stars, cities nebulae and x-rays


 

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