- In-person event
- ≈ 1 hour and 15 minutes · No intermission
Curated by Olivia C. Davies, Matriarchs Uprising is a unique festival of exchange and sharing through dance and performances, workshops and conversation. The festival creates a platform for Indigenous women who are nurturing the art of Contemporary Indigenous dance and storytelling, while holding space for past, present and future.
Three curated mixed programs will be presented April 13-15. Special package pricing is available for all three shows!
On April 15 Program C will present the work of The Cris Derksen Quartet, with special guest performances from the Contemporary Indigenous choreographers presented in Program A and B.
Music has the power to enliven our spirits and send our imaginations soaring to new heights. Dance offers a fluid container for the expression of this energy. In this special presentation with NAC Indigenous Theatre, Matriarchs Uprising is honoured to present The Cris Derksen Quartet, featuring internationally acclaimed Indigenous cellist, Cris Derksen.
Following each performance in the Matriarchs Uprising series, Olivia C. Davies will conduct an interactive and engaging talkback session, providing an exclusive chance for attendees to gain insight into the creative process, learn more about her impressive portfolio of work, and directly interact with her through an open question-and-answer forum.