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Toronto: The 33rd Weesageechak Begins to Dance goes online November 25-December 6, 2020

Friday, October 30, 2020

Native Earth is thrilled to announce our 33rd annual Weesageechak Begins to Dance – the online edition! This year’s festival has adapted to our current reality and is still rooted in supporting a broad spectrum of Indigenous artists in developing their work. We welcome you to join the online celebration of exciting theatre, dance, and multidisciplinary creations from across Turtle Island from November 25th, 2020 to December 6th, 2020. 

Native Earth has designed three different festival streams to develop 25 performance pieces. We are presenting eight artists and also supporting the further development of fourteen artists. We are excited to introduce the latest cohort of five emerging artists in our Animikiig Creators Unit as well. New to Weesageechak this year, we deepened our relationships with five Indigenous organizations across the country to support artists within their own communities. 

We can’t wait to enjoy together these bold contemporary Indigenous performances!

Save the date on November 4th, 2020, to see the full festival line up, schedule, and get ready to RSVP.

Check out the Festival HERE.