IF WE WERE BIRDS

by Erin Shields

Directed by Brenley Charkow

staged in the round.

If We Were Birds is a poetic re-telling of Ovid's Metamorphoses. It is a shocking, uncompromising examination of the horrors of war, giving voice to a woman long ago forced into silence, and placing a spotlight on millions of female victims who have been silenced through violence. A story of revenge and transformation, set through the lens of Greek drama, and a chorus inspired by survivors of 20th-century conflicts.  

 

 

 

Featuring: Kendra Connor, Clifford Kelly, Dave Horak, Jessy Ardern, Maralyn Ryan, Kristin Johnston, Holly Turner, Neelam Chattoo & Amy Chow

 

 

Set Design: Sarah Karpyshin

Lighting Design: Kai Villneff

Costume Design: Zoe Rod

Sound Design: Matt Skopyk

 

Fight Direction: Jade Elliott

Stage Manager: Jake Blakely

ASM: Lauren McCarthy

Photos by Marc Chalifoux

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© 2020 by Brenley Charkow.