TACTICS Workshop Series

Synopsis

The TACTICS Workshop Series features five new works by Ottawa creators in various stages of development. Be the first to see what indie artists are creating and become a part of their process.

“The Omnibus Bill”

Saturday, April 29 @ 4pm and Sunday, April 30 @ 7pm

by Darrah Teitel, directed by Esther Jun
Set in Bowmanville, Ontario in 1969, The Omnibus Bill is about midwives, abortion and sex work, and all the hypocrites who keep them illegal.

“WANTING”

Sunday April 30th @ 5pm and Friday May 5th @ 10pm

by Madeleine Boyes-Manseau
… in that unabashed, guttural and unladylike kind of way. A search through maternal ancestry, the spiritual legacies of ravenously hungry women and the ecstatic potential of our flesh.

“UKnadian”

Tuesday May 2 @ 6:30pm and Friday May 5 @ 6pm

by Amelia Griffin
Contemporary dance-theatre solo on female cultural inheritance through the lens of the creator’s Ukrainian, and British Grandmothers’ identities.

“when god was wolf”

May 2 at 8pm and May 6 at 5pm

by Tim Ginley, directed by Rebecca Benson
Silence and secrets are the Parish family birthright. To break free of her family’s stranglehold, Casandra Parish must face many ugly truths before hope is lost. But to every freedom a cost. when god was wolf unearths our darkest roots, exploring a family’s forfeiture in this taut Canadian Gothic drama.

“The Home Show”

Wednesday, May 3 @ 6pm and Friday, May 5 @ 6pm

by Evolution Theatre
The Evolution Theatre ensemble of William Beddoe, John Doucet, Jacqui Du Toit, Laurie Fyffe, Mishka Lavigne, and Norah Paton explore the home front in a devised theatre creation. (Previously announced under the working title: HOME/Less)