TACTICS 2017 Series Programming
These productions by innovative Ottawa artists will each have a full run in Arts Court Theatre.
The Hottentot Venus – untold
by Jacqui du Toit, presented by 8thGeneration Performance
April 19 – 23
An original theatrical storytelling based on the life and death of Sarah Baartman, one of the first indigenous African women from the Khoisan clan to be taken from her home in Cape Town, South Africa and put on display as a “freak” show at 225 Piccadilly, London in 1810. (details)
girls! girls! girls!
by Greg MacArthur, presented by Cart Before the Horse
April 26 – May 6
Four young teenagers seek brutal revenge on the winner of a gymnastics competition and go on a hunt for her red ribbon.
A gritty drama written in response to the events surrounding the brutal death of ReenaVirk in Victoria, BC and the Columbine massacre in Colorado, USA. (details)
TACTICS Workshop Series
These works in progress by Ottawa creators will each be presented twice during the series.
The Omnibus Bill by Darrah Teitel (details)
WANTING by Madeleine Boyes-Manseau (details)
UKnadian by Amelia Griffin (details)
when god was wolf by Tim Ginley (details)
HOME/Less by Evolution Theatre (details)
TACTICS Special Event Series
Diverse programming at Arts Court Theatre and Studio around our theatrical productions including an album release concert, a staged reading and panel discussion, workshops, a pre-show pop-up dinner, creators’ exchange, and more! (details)
Photos by Andrew Alexander