Current Shows

Labour7 (App)

Access Labour7 here. Labour7 is a 40-minute app-guided walking tour that can be done anywhere, anytime. Think of it as a short stroll during which you run into seven interesting people working in Nova Scotia during the COVID-19 crisis. It is also an archive of their testimonies from August 2020. A companion piece to “Vista20“,…
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Vista20 (App)

Access Vista20 here. It is best experienced on a smartphone. Vista20 is a 30-minute app-guided walking tour that can be done anywhere, anytime. You will need a smartphone (or tablet) and a set of headphones. It was created for The Mayworks festival of Working People and the Arts. Think of it as a short stroll during which…
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Vista (App)

Vista is a walking tour that can be done anywhere: on the spot, in circles around an apartment, or on the streets in your neighbourhood. It sets out to ask big questions without losing track of the day-to-day realities faced by workers in the field of public health. What is health? How do populations and…
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tiny

In a super-sized world, the greatest challenges are often the smallest ones: patience, tolerance, generosity … understanding. In our contemporary moment, these subtle triumphs are often major accomplishments, requiring superhuman strength and stamina. tiny is an exploration of the everyday lives of superheroes. In an alternate version of the 20th Century, a group of extraordinary individuals…
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The Archive of Missing Things

“The Archive of Missing Things was founded in order to collect, catalogue and store all missing objects that are in the world. The Archive was built around a secret.” The Archive of Missing Things is a contemplative game that happens undercover in a library. Equipped with an iPad and a headset, you have 90 minutes…
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Pop-Up Love Party

What is love? Pop-Up Love Party reimagines Plato’s Symposium in its quest to define love with all its plagues and pleasures by employing aerobics, holding a kangaroo court, exposing audience passion, and pumping out an infectious pop ballad that will mend broken hearts around the world. Enriching this roller coaster ride through the depths of…
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At This Hour – the deposition of harbour pilot Francis Mackey

On December 6, 1917, in the narrows of Halifax Harbour, the Belgian Relief vessel IMO collided with an overloaded French munitions ship, Mont-Blanc. The resulting massive explosion wreaked havoc on both sides of the harbour and left at least 2000 people dead. Within hours Ottawa ordered a full investigation. Despite chaos in the city the…
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Slowly I Turn

Slowly I Turn – A Parlour Vaudeville in One Act A love letter to theatre and family, Slowly I Turn alternates between contemporary conversation and vintage vaudeville sketches and songs. Starring Zuppa co-founder Ben Stone and his real-life father, much admired school teacher John Stone, Slowly I Turn was nominated for six Robert Merritt Awards and won two: Outstanding…
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How Small, How Far Away

It is the second week of summer 2010 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. On Monday a military translator returns home from Afghanistan to news of a family crisis. On Friday his sister will host a surprise welcome-home party. In the meantime, ordinary life happens: he revisits old haunts, catches up with his best friend, meets a…
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