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Mno Bimaadiziwin

16 Sep 2021 10:34 AM | Anonymous

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September 24th - October 3rd, 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. 

The Orillia Opera House

Approximately 75 minutes

Full creative team:

Jordan M. Burns as Nisheemaas
Pesch Nepoose as Dawnis
Brianne Tucker as Imogen
Trina Paula Moyen as Zhawen
John Roldan as Conductor and others

Production Manager - Karen Elizabeth McMichael
Technical Director - Claude Labrecque
Stage Manager - Barry Cook
Set & Costume Designer and Regalia Curator - Samantha McCue
Lighting Designer - Echo Zhou
Props Master - Brenda Thompson
Sound Designer & Composer - Mathew Magneson
Assistant Stage Manager - Ashley Frederick
Set Builder - Diane Frederick
Cultural Consultant - Kelly Brownbill


Developed with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the City of Barrie’s Cultural Granting Program, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the McGuire Trust, the Barrie Native Friendship Centre, Georgian College’s Indigenous Studies Program, and our generous sponsors, members, and donors.

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Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada

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