An exciting cross-Canada musical tour is making a stop at the Empress Theatre this summer. The Dream Catchers is a Canada150 Signature project that blends contemporary and Indigenous dance, song and spoken word performed by the 26-member Confederation Centre of the Arts Young Company. They will be on the Empress stage Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017 at 2 p.m.
The Dream Catchers Show is a family-friendly, appropriate for all ages, bilingual showcase of diversity in Canada. This music and dance filled spectacle explores the dreams of young Canadians through a lens of reconciliation, inclusion and the environment.
New, original music was commissioned for the show by artists Emm Gryner, Kinnie Starr, Paper Lions, Fred Penner, Romesh Thavanathan and Twin Flames.
First established at the confederation Centre of the Arts in 1993, the Young Company is a sought-after summer theatre training and performance program. Emerging performers from across Canada worked with leading theatre professionals to create the Dream Catchers performance.
Admission is free. You can reserve your seats through the Empress website at MacleodEmpress.com or by calling the Box Office at 403-553-4404 (1-800-540-9229).
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