Th’owxiya: the Hungry Feast Dish

  • January 28, 2018

Brought to you by Axis Theatre

Written by Joseph A. Dandurand | Directed by Chris McGregor

Six storytellers from the Kwantlen First Nations village of Squa’lets spin the tale of Th’owxiya: the Hungry Feast Dish

“When you take something from the earth, you must give something back.”

Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish, tells the story of Th’owxiya, whose mouth holds the most delicious foods, but if you steal from her, she’ll eat you and your family. A young mouse has made that mistake, but with the help of two young bears, Raven, and Sasquatch, the creature takes a journey to earn her forgiveness. Recommended for Grades K-6.

Dates & Times:

February 13 – 15, 2018 @ 10 am & 1 pm | Pay-What-You-Can

February 17, 2018 @ 12 pm & 3 pm | Adult – $15 | $10.00 (Student/Senior/Accessible) I Child (under 10) – $5

Location: Roundhouse Performance Centre (181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3)

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TH’OWXIYA: The Hungry Feast Dish

Don’t miss this Axis Theatre world premiere new play for family audiences. Six Storytellers from the Kwantlen First Nations Village of Squa’lets will spin the tale of Th’owxiya: the Hungry Feast Dish.

This amazing play has shades of the Hansel and Gretel fairytale and the First Nations story The Wild Woman of the Woods will be told through mask and music.

This story is specially designed for children or youth of all ages to learn and discover aboriginal culture in a lively and creative environment!

Event Information:
June 24 – 25 and July 1 – 2 at 11AM and 1PM
UBC Botanical Gardens (6301 Stadium Rd, Vancouver)

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