RED DRESS PRODUCTIONS presents
SOMETHING NEW GROWS HERE
Bell Manor Park Pebble Mosaic Project
UNVEILING & RECEPTION
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2017
Please join us in unveiling Something New Grows Here — a new 12’ diameter pebble mosaic created with community members and inspired local stories about the Stonegate-Parklawn neighbourhood, its communities, and Bell Manor Park. Lead artist Anna Camilleri produced the pebble mosaic design, drawing inspiration from our community engaged arts process led by artists Tristan R.
… Read more Unveiling: Something New Grows Here
We finished 5 community consultations where we discussed and made art around “what is means to live in Canada, on this part of Turtle Island, as an Indigenous person, a settler or a newcomer. Now, we are starting to build the mosaic in Winchester Park. We are building the mosaic upside-down, putting pebbles in sand inside a pre-built frame.
… Read more Milestone – building the mosaic!
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 –
… Read more Drift Seeds trailer – April 26, 2017
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.
… Read more Employment Posting – Deadline April 26, 2017
Red Dress Productions presents
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!
… Read more Drift Seeds performances June 9, 10 & 11, 2017
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Call: (647) 937-1470
… Read more February and March Choir and Visual Art Workshops with Red Dress Productions!
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,
… Read more Countdown Project Unveilings on October 15, 2016