Wednesday, March 20 - Friday, March 22 2019
12:45pm - 1:05pm
Of The Flesh is a dance and movement based exploration of relationships with the body, responding to the question: how heavy is the burden of the flesh? A devised performance, Of The Flesh draws on the lived experiences of the ensemble and is informed by queer, feminist, and somatic theories of the body.
Directed and created by Alida Kelly.
Co-created by: Katja Kiefer, Mackenzie Monroe, Steven Piazza, and Naomi Duska.
Stage Manager: Aura Magnien, assisted by Margi Stoner and Samara Stanleigh.
Lighting/Sound Designer: Aubrey McNair, assisted by Julie McGuire.
Costume/Props Designer: Lucien Lum, assistd by Andrew Shepherd.
Marketing and photography by Emma Grace Carter.
Performances are March 20, 21, 22 at 12:45 pm in the Barbara McIntyre studio at the University of Victoria Pheonix Theatre. The performance is approx. 20 minutes, with an additional optional talkback with the director and cast. Performances are free.
Content information: the performance includes references to sexuality, gender, and substance use, and simulated violence.
Accessibility information: the Pheonix Theatre is wheelchair accessible, and has gendered as well as single-stall gender neutral bathrooms on the same floor as the McIntyre Studio. The performance includes loud music and bright lights for the duration of the show. The show includes some text, and there will not be an ASL interpretor.
Of The Flesh was created and will be performed on the unceded and occupied territories of the Lekwungen and WSANEC peoples, who have lived on this land since time immemorial.