Paper Canoe Projects and Cahoots Theatre Company have joined forces to produce a new operetta by musician/playwright Jani Lauzon. The workshops begin January 8, 2018 and the final performance is slated for September 2018 in Toronto, Ontario. Along with a stellar production crew, Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate has been appointed as Music Director, Composer and Arranger for this highly anticipated production.
First developed during a Playwright Residency at Cahoots Theatre 2014/15 this 2 ACT Play with Opera is loosely based on the life of Tsianina Redfeather and Charles Wakefield Cadman with selections from the Opera Shanewis: The Robin Woman.
About Paper Canoe Projects:
Paper Canoe Projects was founded in 2013 to support the development and production of multidisciplinary projects in Theatre, Film and Music.
Influenced by the work of Yoshi Oida, Eugenio Barba, Richard Pochinko and David Smukler, Paper Canoe Projects seeks to explore the connection between body memory and creative expression in the development of new works.
About Cahoots Theatre Company:
Cahoots Theatre (formerly Cahoots Theatre Projects) was founded in 1986 by Beverly Yhap and registered as a charitable organization in 1987. Cahoots has the distinction of being the first professional company in Canada with a mandate to present culturally inclusive work, with a reputation for producing theatre of the highest artistic calibre at local, regional and national levels. Since 1986, Cahoots has programmed work that reflects the diversity of our country, and has enriched the artistic field by nurturing the skills and experiences of emerging and established theatre practitioners.