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Nona's Malaika

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Nona's Malaika

December 13th-17th, 2021
February 2022

Written and directed by Katia Cafe-Febrissy

NONA’S MALAIKA is a digital theatre play about social media, mental health, and the struggle between a mother and her teenage daughter to connect.

3TEMPESTS

September 7th-12th, 2021

When the pandemic hit, SIA began running a program with local seniors at York West Active Living Centre, exploring the relationship between Shakespeare’s plays and their personal stories. We are excited to share our first piece inspired by this incredible program and as a City of Toronto Arts & Culture SPARK Project.

ALPHONSE

August 20th-23rd, 2020

Alphonse is lost, walking along a country road, weaving an intricate web of stories, while everyone is searching for him: parents, friends, teachers, the police. What they find is the thing we often have to give up in order to grow up.

GOING SOLO: An Illustrated Lecture with Alon Nashman

October 28th, 2020

Alon Nashman has developed and performed solo shows for 20 years, touring them nationally and internationally. This 2 hour lecture + Q&A will touch on writing/adapting, self-producing and touring solo shows, with the hope of inspiring participants to consider creating their own solo material.

WESTON CHRISTMAS CAROL

December 10th-12th, 2019

With the support from the Pearson Connects fund, Shakespeare in Action produced a dramatic reading of Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL in partnership with the Weston Silver Band, at the Artscape Weston Common’s Rockport Performance Hall December 2019 titled…A WESTON CHRISTMAS CAROL.

SHAKESPEARE IN THE SHELL

July 16th-28th, 2019

Shakespeare in Action produced our free inaugural outdoor Shakespeare in the Shell production in Weston’s Little Avenue Memorial Park.  Over 1,100 residents attended our two week run of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in conjunction with our Spotlight Artist series, which engaged local artists to perform a 10-15 minute opening set for the show nightly.  

SUDDENLY SHAKESPEARE

This hour long performance brings four of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays –Romeo and JulietThe TempestMacbeth and Twelfth Night – to life for children ages five to seventy-five! Featuring original sound, movement and physical comedy, the performance is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare for young audiences.

SHAKESPEARE MEETS HIP HOP

This interactive presentation demonstrates the similarities that Shakespeare and modern Hip Hop share.

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