Maamawi (ᒫᒪᐏ): together through the fire

Maamawi (ᒫᒪᐏ): together through the fire

An expression of the Anishinaabe Seven Fire Prophecies

Saturday July 13

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Virtual Reality Experience Matinee
$25 / $10 for youth 12 and under

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm – FULLY STAGED, LIVE PERFORMANCE featuring Augmented Reality; projection + motion capture technology
$35 / $20 for seniors + youth 12 and under – full seating

The world has been transformed through fire, revived through water, and humankind has been gifted the ability to experience life through the lessons of the Heart.

This performance of Maamawi, for the entire family, features projected animation of the narrative of the seven prophesies while we witness costumed dancers, wearing motion capture suits underneath, bring featured animal to life.  The animals tell the story right before our eyes alongside the dancers. Sure to bring wonder and magic to your InFrinGinG Dance Festival experience.

You’re invited into our vision of the future.

Choreography by Anishinaabe choreographer, Olivia C. Davies

Co-Creator + Digital Designer, Athomas Goldberg

based on stories shared by Anishnaabe Elder, Gloria May Eshkibok

Visual Designs by Anishinaabe artist, Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley

Lighting Design by Jonathan Kim

Performed by Sophie Dow, Daisy Thompson, Olivia C. Davies

Music by Micheal Red

Please note: for the 1pm show only, audience members will need to wear one of the provided virtual reality headsets.

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