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plastic orchid factory + TWObigsteps collective January 26 at 4pm + January 27 at 7pm

Tara Cheyenne Performance + Kate Franklin January 30 + 31  at 10:30 am

Left of Main, 211 Keefer Street, 2nd floor

by donation at the door only 

bar + snacks available 

box office opens 1 hour prior to event time


plastic orchid factory - in traduction [le manifeste]

January 26 at 4pm + January 27 at 7pm

Concept and performance: Evann Siebens and Natalie LeFebvre Gnam

Media: Evann Siebens

Choreography: Natalie LeFebvre Gnam

Technical Direction + Outside Eye: James Gnam  

Photo credit: Evann Siebens

Media and dance coexist to frame an exploration on translation. A live and archival performance about images that change into other images and about images that change meaning when they stay the same.
— Natalie + Evann

TWObigsteps collective - Ravel

January 26 at 4pm + January 27 at 7pm

Choreography: David Harvey

Performance: Katie Cassady, Stéphanie Cyr, Sarah Formosa, Andrew Haydock, Eden Solomon, Marissa Wong, Marisa Christogeorge (original cast), Matisse Maitland (apprentice)

Sound Composition: Andrew JS

Rehearsal Direction: Amber Funk Barton

Photo credit: Meaghan Gipps

RAVEL’ is a durational piece in which the dancers attempt to deconstruct and unravel a limited movement vocabulary. Highly physical and detailed choreography act as a foundation for the dancers to dismantle the movement material, as well as self-imposed confinements of identity.
— TWObigsteps

Valerie Calam + Kate Franklin - Gotta Go Church

January 30 & 31  10:30 am

Choreography: Company Vice Versa/Valerie Calam in collaboration with Kate Franklin

Sound: Paul Shepherd

Original Lighting: Simon Rossiter

Photo Credit: Jeremy Mimnagh

What lies beneath the surface affects the surface—No fantasy—Embodiment.  In this award winning solo, church is a verb!  
— Val

Tara CHEYENNE - I can’t remember the word for I can’t remember

January 30 & 31  10:30 am

Created and performed: Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg

Direction: John Murphy

Movement direction: Justine A Chambers 

Music: Marc Stewart

Lighting design: James Proudfoot 

Photo credit: Wendy D

A woman and her pre-sapiens self, ask an audience to help her remember what she was talking about, and where she put those things she can’t remember.
— Tara

Left of Main is accessible by stairs. If you need assistance, please contact us. We are a scent free space, with gender neutral washroom. 

Left of PuSh take place in the heart of Historic Chinatown on the unceded, ancestral and traditional Coast Salish territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) people. As artist that live, work and play on these lands, we strive to be allies with, to learn from and to acknowledge the rights of indigenous peoples.