Sustainable theatre practices in Frances Končan's Women of the Fur Trade

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The team behind Frances Koncan’s Women of the Fur Trade share their reflections and recommendations for sustainable production in theatre creation. Listen to NAC Indigenous Theatre’s Artistic Director Kevin Loring, Native Earth Performing Arts’ Artistic Director Joelle Peters, NAC Indigenous Theatre’s Production Manager Spike Lyne, and Sustainability Consultants Ian Garrett and Laura Phillipps reflect on the process and share their tips for how theatres can incorporate environmental sustainability in new theatre productions. The sustainable creation of this production was made possible through the 2023 Ray Ferris Innovation and Sustainability Grant awarded to Native Earth Performing Arts.

This production of Women of the Fur Trade was a co-production between NAC Indigenous Theatre, The Great Canadian Theatre Company, and Native Earth Performing Arts, and it ran at the National Arts Centre in January 2024.