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Kaha:wi Dance Theatre (Toronto)

FEB 15 – 19, 2017

Historic Theatre

NeoIndigenA is part of Femme February generously supported by Charlotte and Sonya Wall
Production Support: Anndraya Luui

A full-length solo performance from award-winning artistic director, choreographer, and performer Santee Smith (TransMigration), exploring our relationship to ancestors, the living universe, and renewal. The spellbinding score features elemental voices of Inuit singers Tanya Tagaq and Nelson Tagoona with musical composition by Cris Derksen, Jesse Zubot, Michael Red, and Adrian Harjo.

THE DRAW: “[Smith’s] highly charged, traditional/contemporary/ballet fusion eats up the stage” — The Globe and Mail

Santee Smith climbs a dance mountain in NeoIndigenA” – Toronto Star

Feb 15, 8PM: Opening Night
Feb 16 – 18: 8PM
Feb 19: 2PM

Artist Talkback:
Feb 16: 8PM

Running Times:
60 minutes, no intermission

Produced by Kaha:wi Dance Theatre
Concept, creation and performance by Artistic Director Santee Smith
Lighting Design: Arun Srinivasan
Tour Lighting: Evan Sandham
Costume Design:
Adriana Fulop, Santee Smith
Premiere Dramaturgy: Alejandro Ronceria
Solo Mentorship: Margie Gillis,
Charles Koroneho, Zab Maboungou
Premiere Rehearsal Direction:
Louis Laberge-Côté
Set Design/Construction: Tim Hill
Production Stage Management:
Lindy Kinoshameg
Creative Music Producer: Santee Smith
Composition/Score Arrangement/Viola: Jesse Zubot
Composition: Cris Derksen, Adrian Harjo, Tanya Tagaq
Programming/Composition: Michael Red
Additional Music: Joy Mullen (percussion), Nelson Tagoona (vocals),
Nikki Shawana (vocals)
Studio Engineer/Mastering: Sheldon Zaharko @Zed Productions/Jesse Zubot
Additional Mixing: Donald Quan

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre

Community Partner: Bill Reid Gallery


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