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Drift Seeds trailer – April 26, 2017

Video description: the camera pans over a clothesline on a sunny and breezy day. Behind the clothesline is a wooden fence. Fixed to the line with wooden clothespins are off-white fabric pieces, cut in large triangles. They are all printed and swaying in the wind with various bird and plant prints in earthy green, yellow, and copper colors.

The audio voiceover subtitles and runs across the screen with the following text: (choir director speaks during first rehearsal) “The song is by composers Spy Denhomme-Welch and Catherine Magowan –

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Employment Posting – Deadline April 26, 2017

Employment Opportunity

Deadline: Wednesday April 26, 2017

Red Dress Productions is seeking 5 post-secondary students from May 1 to June 15, 2017, to support our community performance of Drift Seeds, and original outdoor play (with the possibility of work on other RDP projects beyond June 15.)

The positions are funded by HRSDC’s Canada Summer Jobs program. For all positions, you MUST be a post-secondary student returning to school in the fall, and be under 30 years of age. Scheduling is variable and includes performances in the evenings and on weekends.

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Drift Seeds performances June 9, 10 & 11, 2017

Red Dress Productions presents
Drift Seeds
A poetic parody for people living in absurd times
Performances JUNE 9, 10 & 11, 2017 @ Winchester Park, Toronto

From Bleecker Street to Rose Avenue, and from Carlton Street to Wellesley Street, over 100 performers and artists will come together to present a vibrant, multi-disciplinary, theatrical production to their communities.

Drift Seeds: a poetic parody for people living in absurd times
Winchester Park, Toronto
Friday June 9 & Saturday June 10 @ 7pm and Sunday June 11 @ 1pm

It’s not too late to become involved in Drift Seeds on or off the stage!

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February and March Choir and Visual Art Workshops with Red Dress Productions!

Join us as we prepare for the Drift Seeds performance in June 2017 — a new work created over the last three years with Winchester Park and St James Town communities.

 

Workshop located at 550 Ontario St, Toronto, ON M4X 1X3

Email: promiseinthepark@gmail.com          Call: (647) 937-1470

 

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Countdown Project Unveilings on October 15, 2016

Thank you to all who came out to the October 15th monument unveilings in Eganville, Killaloe, and Pikwakanagan First Nation. All photos in this post by Maureen MacMillan.

The Countdown Public Art Project is a community-wide initiative in Renfrew County, Ontario to create a permanent public art monument to honour survivors of sexual violence – the first of its kind in Canada.
This community-wide initiative aims to create public spaces for survivors, and invites vital, but often private,

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Ottawa Citizen article about the Countdown Project

They say that in a small town, everybody knows everybody.

That’s all the more true in a town like Eganville, Ont. Population: 3,763, according to the latest available statistics.

So when a well-known figure in the community steps forward to share their story about a lifetime of sexual abuse, people will talk.

Sitting on a bench at the end of a footbridge by the south side of the Bonnechere River, Roberta Della-Picca points to a yellow building along the main road that crosses through the heart of Eganville.

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