Isitwendam (An Understanding)
Written by Meegwun Fairbrother in collaboration with Jack Grinhaus
Co-Created and Directed by Jack Grinhaus
Following the WORLD PREMIERE with with Native Earth Performing Arts March 20-31, 2019
And NOMINATED FOR FOUR DORA MAVOR MOORE AWARDS INCLUDING:
BEST NEW PLAY
Isitwendam (An Understanding) toured BC with visits to Theatre NorthWest on the traditional territory of the Lheidli T'enneh from Feb 6 - 23 and The Talking Stick Festival in Vancouver from Feb 26 - 29th, 2020.
Isitwendam is the story of a young man in search of a truth, whose journey leads to a discovery about the father he loathed and lost, and an awakening of himself and his generation.
Does healing have an expiry date?
A fusion of western and Indigenous storytelling that includes
Ancient Indigenous Sign Language, drumming, dance, and song, this powerful, heart-wrenching, yet humorous theatrical production explores various perspectives of atrocity and the steps we all need to take to find Isitwendam.
Creator & Performer: Meegwun Fairbrother
Co-Creator & Director: Jack Grinhaus
Artistic Collaborator/Producer - Lauren Brotman
Associate Producer - Sarah Koehn
Stage Manager - Carla Ritchie
Lighting Designer: Melissa Joakim
Projections Designer: Andy Moro with Melissa Joakim
Set Designer: Hans Saefkow
Movement Coach - Carlos Rivera
Sound Design -Marc Merilainen
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