New Blood: A Story of Reconciliation is coming to Saskatoon March 9-11 with Student Matinees available now.
A Burnt Thicket Theatre presentation in partnership with Persephone Theatre and Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre
We're bringing this acclaimed theatre production that blends poetry, song, contemporary and traditional dance to Saskatchewan for the first time! Featuring Siksika musicians and dancers, Blackfoot powwow music, the music of Peter Gabriel, and a host of emerging artists. The inspiring true story of Chief Vincent Yellow Old Woman, his experience in residential school, how he reclaimed his way of life and became Chief of his people. Conceived and directed by Deanne Bertsch and Eulalia Running Rabbit.
NEW BLOOD STUDENT MATINEE DETAILS
MARCH 10, 2023 (ONE DAY ONLY) - SOLD OUT!
10:00AM OR 1:00PM - 90 minutes including Talk Back with artists
IN THE RAWLCO RADIO HALL AT THE REMAI ARTS CENTRE
100 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon
STUDENT MATINEE PRICES
1 Adult per 15 Students $0
Adult Single Ticket $10
TO ORDER TICKETS FOR STUDENT MATINEES, PLEASE CONTACT:
Carol Tebay at Executive Arrangements
Thanks to Burnt Thicket's production sponsor, Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation, we are able to offer this youth programming at discounted prices.
Responses to New Blood
“I was transported and captivated... a remarkable and powerful piece of theatre.”
–D. Michael Dobbin, former Artistic Director, Alberta Theatre Projects
"I was deeply moved by the production... it promotes meaningful dialogue, mutual understanding and respect for cultures, histories and spiritual worldviews..."
–Naheed Nenshi, former Mayor, City of Calgary (see letter of endorsement)
“I am honoured to be a part of New Blood, delighted my songs are being included. It is great work you are doing.”
"Its creation is the story of a gifted Professional Choreographer/High School Dance/Drama Teacher following the inspiration of First Nations Elders and Artists toward an expression of honesty about the difficult story we hold together... And it is an astonishing creation."
–Morris Ertman, Artistic Director, Rosebud Theatre (see letter of recommendation)