Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools

Let it be the beginning of a conversation.
Let it be a meeting place and a reckoning.
Let it live radically in a feminine paradigm.
Let it be complex. Let it be unresolved.

Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools 

created __ EVALYN PARRY + LAAKKULUK WILLIAMSON BATHORY + ERIN BRUBACHER + ELYSHA POIRIER with CRIS DERKSON

written + performed __ EVALYN PARRY + LAAKKULUK WILLIAMSON BATHORY
directed __ ERIN BRUBACHER
live video __ ELYSHA POIRIER
cello and live music __ CRIS DERKSEN + EVALYN PARRY
lighting design __ REBECCA PICHERACK
set design __ KAITLIN HICKEY
sound __ ALEDA DEROCHE
stage management __ CHRISTINA CICKO

TOURING 2018-2019

AWARDS

TOP 10 SHOWS OF 2017

-The Globe & Mail
-The Toronto Star

BEST DIRECTOR  – ERIN BRUBACHER

-Toronto Theatre Critics Association

BEST PERFORMER – LAAKKULUK WILLIAMSON BATHORY

-Toronto Theatre Critics Association

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN/ COMPOSITION
Dora Mavor Moore Award

OUTSTANDING NEW PLAY
Dora Mavor Moore Award

PRESS

“POWERFULLY CONNECTS AUDIENCE TO PEOPLES AND CULTURE OF THE NORTH”

-Toronto Star (Read Article)

“ASTOUNDING… ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF HOW WORKING TOGETHER RATHER THAN IN CONFLICT CAN LEAD TO THE BEST THEATRE”

-Globe & Mail (Read Article)

“A BRACING, BEAUTIFUL, THOUGHT-PROVOKING, UNSETTLING, CHALLENGING SHOW”

-Intermission Magazine (Read Article)

“KIINALIK: THESE SHARP TOOLS DESERVES TO RUN FOREVER, TO BE HEAPED WITH LAURELS, FOR THE PERFORMERS TO BE BORN ALOFT IN THE STREETS AS AN EXAMPLE OF HOW TO DO THE THING BRILLIANTLY. GO.”

-Mooney on Theatre (Read Article)

“ASTONISHING AND ALMOST FRIGHTENING IN ITS TRANSGRESSIVE POWER”

-Now Magazine (Read Article)

Stratford Festival Reviews

CBC

Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools Premiered at Buddies in Badtimes Theatre October 24 - November 5, 2017