Fight On! - Part One

Written by Guy Sprung
Directed by Guy Sprung

Avec/Starring: Patrick Abellard, Danny Brochu, Shawn Campbell, Brefny Caribou-curtin, Carmen Grant, Tyson Houseman, Howard Rosenstein, Anana Rydvald, Ivan Smith

With additional sardonic, ironic and iconic commentary by Drew Hayden Taylor (Ojibway, Curve Lake) to be added during the performance.

The 3-year development of Fight-On! will include the mentorship of 4D Art (Cité Mémoire)

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Apr 10th - Apr 22nd, 2018

Infinitheatre - Fight On!

Workshop Performances
Francis Jeffery Dickens arrives in Canada in 1874 with all the prejudices and presumptions of a white colonist/settler. After serving 11 years as a member of the North West Mounted Police, horrified by the mendacity and theft that robbed the Indigenous Peoples of their lands, Frank learns to respect the traditions and wisdom of First Nations culture and begins to understand the urgent need to Live in harmony with Mother Nature.

Atelier performances
Francis Jeffrey Dickens arrive au Canada en 1874 avec tous les préjugés et présomptions d’un colonisateur-colon de race blanche. Après 11 ans de loyaux services dans la Police à cheval du Nord-Ouest et horrifié par les mensonges et les pillages auxquelles les peuples des Premières Nations furent confrontés Frank apprend à respecter les traditions et la sagesse de la culture des Premières Nations et il commence donc à se rendre compte de l’urgence de vivre en harmonie avec Mère Nature.

Expert en masque/Mask Master: Brian Smith
Sous-réalisateur/Assistant Director: Barbara Kaneratonni Diabo
Décor/Set & Props/Accessoires: Cassandre Chatonnier
Costumes: Emily Soussana
Éclairage/Lighting: Jon Cleveland
Son/Sound: Devon Bate
Video/Vidéo: Andrew Scriver
Maquette: Claire Renaud

CN Aboriginal Affairs proudly sponsors the Thursday, April 12th performance, welcoming members of Indigenous communities.

Honour Mother Nature — Herbalist’s Day Special: Tuesday April 17th
2 tickets for ONLY $40.00

To encourage dialogue, the company will hold talkbacks after each performance, offering the public an opportunity to voice their opinions and directly influence the play's development. On Thursdays there will be an invited panelist, promoting civic dialogue around the issues explored, for a richer theatre-going experience.

Thursday April 12th : Estelle Seguin is an Ojibway from the Lake Nipigon region. She was a member and staff of the NFCM in the early 1990's, then lived in Northwestern Ontario and Canada's West Coast as an employee of the Vancouver Native Health Society. She is currently an active Board Member of Native Montreal.

This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between Canada’s community foundations, Foundation of Greater Montréal, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.

Cette initiative est rendue possible grâce au Fonds communautaire pour le 150e anniversaire du Canada,qui est une collaboration entre les fondations communautaires du Canada, laFondation du Grand Montréal, le gouvernement du Canada et des leaders extraordinaires de l’Atlantique au Pacifiqueà l’Arctique.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.

Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

This project is also made possible by the generous project support of Muse Entertainment and the Cantlie Suites Hotel.

Preview April 10th
PWYC Opening Night April 11th

Shows at 8pm,
Saturday & Sunday Matinees at 2pm
**The play runs for 2h20, including a 10 minute intermission.

$30 General Admission
$23 Students & Seniors
$25 Union/Equity/QDF
$20 Groups (7+) & Previews
$14 Action-Infini School Groups
$120 6 Pack Season Pass
*All Prices Include Taxes

Sunday Matinees are PWYC