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Presented in partnership with Tourism Barrie. See below for an explanation of their incredible contribution.
Summer of 2021
By Emily Adams, Mary Barnes, Rhiannon Hoover, Rochelle Reynolds, and Trudee Romanek
Based on a concept by Michael Whyte
Directed by Iain Moggach
Join us for this thrilling experience which combines a walking tour, cutting-edge augmented reality, and live theatre to tell the stories of seven spectres trapped in downtown Barrie.
Participants are HIGHLY encouraged to bring headphones/earbuds and a (charged) cellphone with a data plan. Phones should have the ability to scan a QR code. If you are unsure if your phone has the ability to scan QR codes, please click HERE to scan our test file. If it does not work, you can also download a QR code scanner app through your app store.
An accessibility version of the experience is currently in development for those with mobility and vision issues.
Developed with support of Tourism Barrie, whose generous partnership allowed TBTB to create the cutting-edge augmented reality experience that audiences will get to enjoy!
We are grateful for the support of the City of Barrie’s Cultural Granting Program, the Downtown Barrie Business Association, and our generous sponsors, members, and donors.
August of 2021
Featuring Theatre by the Bay’s RBC Emerging Directors
This initiative features two plays which will be livestreamed for audiences on the same night.
By Mary Harris
Directed by RBC Emerging Director, Alexandra Gaudet
Two Girls, One Corpse
By Michelle Blanchard and Marissa Caldwell
Directed by RBC Emerging Director, Keara Voo
Approximately 80 minutes
Virtual presentation. Tickets will be available in August 2021.
Associate Producer - Rochelle Reynolds
Film Director and Editor - Khaleel Gandhi
Production Manager - Madeline Disera
Set and Costume Designer - Brenda Thompson
Assistant Production Manager - Pascale Graveline-Pleau
Developed with support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the City of Barrie’s Cultural Granting Program, the RBC Emerging Artist Program, and our generous sponsors, members, and donors.
Fall of 2021
By Ziigwen Mixemong
Directed by Herbie Barnes
Based around the experiences of local Indigenous people entering a sweat lodge, Mno Bimaadiziwin (meaning, ‘A Good Way of Living’) is a story about the resiliency of love, healing, and community in the face of trauma.
Fall of 2021. Tickets will be available in the summer of 2021. Both in-person and virtual presentations will be available. Availability for the in-person performances will be in line with necessary protocols and procedures.
The Orillia Opera House
This show has not yet been cast. If you are an Indigenous performer interested in auditioning, please make sure to follow our social media and newsletter for updates.
Developed with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the City of Barrie’s Cultural Granting Program, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the Barrie Native Friendship Centre, Georgian College’s Indigenous Studies Program, and our generous sponsors, members, and donors.
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