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The ANXIETY Process

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Theatre Yes’s ANXIETY will challenge audiences to explore the underbelly of these phenomena as they journey through this one-of-kind immersive performance sculpted by Edmonton playwright Cat Walsh and scored by renowned sound artist Gary James Joynes in collaboration with some of Canada’s most inventive small-scale companies. Each of the 6, guest companies will be contributing 10-minute immersive performance installation-style…

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Inside Theatre SKAM

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

Each collaborating company received a mysterious artefact in the mail along with a series of directions which will serve as a writing prompt to create their contribution to their installation. This is what Theatre SKAM received… About Theatre SKAM Collaborators Matthew Payne Theatre SKAM’s Artistic Producer Matthew Payne is a graduate of the University of…

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Inside LoHiFi

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Each collaborating company received a mysterious artefact in the mail along with a series of directions which will serve as a writing prompt to create their contribution to their installation. This is what LoHiFi received… Since then, LoHiFi has been busy creating, project breath and a heart beat… About LoHiFi Productions Collaborators Christopher Little Born and raised in Halifax,…

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Inside Théâtre à corps perdus

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Each collaborating company received a mysterious artefact in the mail along with a series of directions which will serve as a writing prompt to create their contribution to their installation. This is what Théâtre à corps perdus received…   About Théâtre à corps perdus Collaborators Erin Shields is a Montreal based playwright and actor. She won the…

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Inside Outside the March

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Each collaborating company received a mysterious artefact in the mail along with a series of directions which will serve as a writing prompt to create their contribution to their installation. This is what Outside the March received… About Outside the March Collaborators Amanda Wong is a set and costume designer for film and theatre currently…

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Inside Curtain Razors

Curtain Razors received a tube full of maps of stars, cities nebulae and x-rays

Each artist received a package with instructions and a cryptic message. Curtain Razor received a long tube and the following quote: “I called out to him. He continued to walk, as if he had not heard me. I followed him, but he disappeared after he rounded the corner. There was no trace of him on…

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Inside Northern Light Theatre

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Written by Northern Light Theatre  The journey towards ANXIETY began with each collaborating company receiving a mysterious artifact, a piece of cryptic writing, and a series of directions prompting the creation of their ten-minute contribution.  Each piece will then be woven together into an interactive experience created by Theatre YES and playwright Cat Walsh. Here’s…

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Renowned Sound Artist Gary James Joynes aka Clinker joins ANXIETY

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Renowned Sound Artist Gary James Joynes aka Clinker joins ANXIETY Gary is an award-winning sound and visual artist that has been active in the international live audio-visual and experimental music performance community for many years. He blends the beauty and physicality of sounds auditory and visual elements live in performance and in rigorous and emotional…

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Key Artistic Team for ANXIETY

Heather Inglis – Director/Creator Heather Inglis is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada. She is an award winning director, producer, dramaturg and educator whose career has taken her across the country. She has directed and assistant directed over 40 productions, many of which have been new Canadian works. Heather is the founder…

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