ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE LAB:
Impulse presents the inaugural participants of its Performance Lab Residency Program. After 40 hours of exploration and studio time, these three interdisciplinary companies will share their latest works-in-development at 8 PM on August 3rd, 2019.
As a summer performing arts residency program, the Performance Lab offers new interdisciplinary and/or alternative performance works space, time, and an honorarium to experiment and develop in a process driven environment.
a local dance company created to showcase the unique style of rhythmical contemporary, will present Whirlpool. This solo work by Artistic Director Dyana Sonik-Henderson explores the connection between body, mind, agency, production and autonomy. Themes of feminism, social messaging, and physical and emotional health are woven throughout.
known across North America for their whimsical full-mask, silent, physical theatre performances, create work that has been compared to watching a living cartoon. Kate Braidwood and Andrew Phoenix, the dynamic duo behind the magical masks that give the company its name, will present their work on their full-face mask version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.
and IMPULSE THEATRE
presenting how to pull your heart out through your throat, an exciting and visceral “how-to” guide. Starting with three creatures in a vat of tar digging into their own deep reaches of vulnerability, and expands to explore questions of identity, self-creation, and the need to be seen authentically.
$10 IN ADVANCE
$15 AT THE DOOR
Accessibility: the venue is wheelchair accessible with one gender neutral washroom.
Impulse Theatre lives and creates on the traditional and unceded territory of the Lekwugen Speaking Peoples, now known as the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations.
Impulse Theatre acknowledges the generous support of the CRD Arts Commission.