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Danse Macabre

February 26, 2022 // Doors 7:00pm // Show 7:30pm // RSVP – no cost

Presented by Canadian-Caribbean Arts Network

Photo by Sureash Cholai – Costume: Balrog, bringer of the Apocalypse – Masquerader: Ravi Lakhan

What happens when a Trini Canadian Carnival Costume Designer whose creative impulse and commitment to producing a band of historical and cultural importance leads to an invocation/recuperation of key historical events of the Black diaspora. From the cultural amputation of the enslaved from Africa, through cultural signposts of struggle across the diaspora to the ascendancy of resistance and the Haitian revolution, which then explodes on the festival stage in a celebratory Danse Macabre of rebirth by fire.

Danse Macabre Written and Directed by Rhoma Spencer Workshop is funded by Toronto Arts Council Black Arts Funding.

Capacity is very limited – RSVP for this staged play reading by emailing canadiancaribbeancarifesta@gmail.com