© Gayle Uyagaqi Kabloona

The Breathing Hole / Aglu ᐊᒡᓗ

2022-11-30 19:30 2022-12-10 22:30 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: The Breathing Hole / Aglu ᐊᒡᓗ

https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/30545

In-person event

In 1535, after experiencing an unsettling vision of the future, an Inuk woman named Hummiktuq adopts a polar bear cub. Dramatic and humorous, The Breathing Hole follows the bear as he takes the audience on an epic five century journey from a tiny Inuit community, through the tragic Franklin Expedition, and into a 21st century ravaged by climate change. With extraordinary design featuring large-scale puppetry and an outstanding cast of 16 actors, The Breathing Hole is a masterful feat of...

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Babs Asper Theatre,1 Elgin Street,Ottawa,Canada
November 30 - December 10, 2022
© Gayle Uyagaqi Kabloona
© Gayle Uyagaqi Kabloona
Indigenous arts Theatre Drama
“Groundbreaking, deeply moving [...] if you can see this production, you MUST.” Broadwayworld
  • In-person event
  • Ages 15+
  • ≈ 3 hours · With intermission

NAC Premiere

In 1535, after experiencing an unsettling vision of the future, an Inuk woman named Hummiktuq adopts a polar bear cub. Dramatic and humorous, The Breathing Hole follows the bear as he takes the audience on an epic five century journey from a tiny Inuit community, through the tragic Franklin Expedition, and into a 21st century ravaged by climate change.

With extraordinary design featuring large-scale puppetry and an outstanding cast of 16 actors, The Breathing Hole is a masterful feat of stagecraft and imagination.

The play is presented in English and Inuktut.  

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Nov 28
Nov 29
Nov 30
  • 7:30pm Preview ($15)
Dec 1
  • 7:30pm Preview ($25)
Dec 2
  • 7:30pm Opening night
Dec 3
  • 1:00pm Matinee
  • 7:30pm
Dec 4
Dec 5
Dec 6
Dec 7
  • 7:30pm
Dec 8
  • 7:30pm
Dec 9
  • 7:30pm
Dec 10
  • 1:00pm Matinee
  • 7:30pm
Dec 11
© Gayle Uyagaqi Kabloona
© Gayle Uyagaqi Kabloona
  • By Colleen Murphy
  • With Siobhan Arnatsiaq-Murphy
  • Nattilingmiutut translation by Janet Tamalik McGrath
  • Director Reneltta Arluk
  • Nattilingmiutut Language Direction Nilaulaaq Miriam Aglukkaq
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