wreckage

a play under a wharf, in collaboration with a scuba diver.

wreckage still 2

This play takes place at the intersection of self and site.

In this nightmare phantasmagorical a woman navigates her murky past.
Memory and identity threaten to drown as she journeys toward
a touch that will make the creature human.

created, produced, and performed by Nita Bowerman
in collaboration with scuba diver Renee Sutton

lights in consultation with Parjad Sharifi
sound design by Nita Bowerman

stage management by Belle Cheung & Celina Caputi

Contributing Directors: Ashley Bodiguel, Adriana Bucz, Lindsay Drummond, Jessica Harvey, Caroline Liffmann, Dave Mott, John Jack Patterson,
Jeremy Waller and Kirsten Slenning

Vancouver Fringe Festival 2011, Fringe Onsite

click here for a full performance stills gallery

Some program quotes:
“Memory…is the diary that we all carry around with us.”
Oscar Wilde

“There are people who mistake their imagination for their memory.”
Josh Billing

“We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.”
Lewis B. Smedes

 

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