full circle: first nations performance

Full Circle

Full Circle: First Nations Performance (est. 1992) is a non-profit society and registered charity. Full Circle create opportunities for Indigenous artists. Our programs include:

The Talking Stick Festival

Full Circle: First Nations Performance hosts Western Canada’s premier annual Aboriginal multi-disciplinary performing arts festival, The Talking Stick Festival. This festival offers a roster of invited artists that reflect the local, regional, national and international Aboriginal communities.

Full Circle Aboriginal Ensemble Program

An apprenticeship based training program rooted in Aboriginal traditions that provides artistic opportunities for both professional and developing artists in the areas of performance, production and arts administration.

Knowledge Sharing

A professional development series consisting of workshops, presentations, panel discussions and master classes. It includes the annual Industry Series-a forum where diverse arts professionals gather to learn and share ways to enhance and develop contemporary Indigenous arts.

Qwum Qwum Snow-i-ith (Strong Teachings)

A community youth oriented arts outreach program which includes:
– Workshops in Schools Series
– Moccasin Trek: Arts on the Move!
– School Field Trip Program
– Community Tickets
– Poster Design and Coluoring Contests

Indian Acts

Year round public events including gatherings, staged readings, musical concerts, dance performances and excerpts from pieces we have in development.

New Works

The creation, production, development and subsequent tours of new theatrical works.