November 16, 2019
Our annual celebration of queer and 2-spirit Indigenous performance
NATIVE EARTH PERFORMING ARTS + BUDDIES IN BAD TIMES
CURATED BY MICHAELA WASHBURN
Back for a fourth year, the 2-Spirit Cabaret is a celebration of the strength, beauty, and talent of queer and 2-Spirit Indigenous people. Buddies and Native Earth present an evening of performances, music, and spoken word as part of Weesageechak Begins to Dance 32 – Native Earth’s annual development festival of Indigenous work.
Programming will be announced in September, 2019.
photo of Michaela Washburn by Tanja-Tiziana
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Deadline: July 31, 2019
Please submit a one-page Letter of Interest describing your proposed performance piece (5-10 minutes in length) and connection to 2-Spirit and/or queer/trans experience or identity.
Please also include with your submission:
- Name, Address, Phone number, Email address;
- High-resolution headshot in JPG, PNG or EPS format;
- 100-word bio;
- Your Indigenous identity and/or Nation;
- A writing sample (up to 5 pages) or video (up to 5 minutes) for the proposed piece.
Please submit your Letter of Interest and the required support material by mail or email:
Native Earth Performing Arts
#250 – 585 Dundas Street East
For questions related to the 2-Spirit Cabaret submission process, please call 416-531-1402.
Native Earth Performing Arts is Canada’s oldest professional Indigenous theatre company. They are dedicated to developing, producing and presenting professional artistic expressions of the Indigenous experience in Canada. Buddies’ audiences will remember Native Earth from their critically acclaimed productions of Tara Beagan’s free as injuns (2012), Marie Clements’ Tombs of the Vanishing Indian (2010), and Yvette Nolan and Kennedy C. MacKinnon’s Death of a Chief (2008).