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Created by Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young
Writer Jonathon Young
Choreographer and Director Crystal Pite
Performers Bryan Arias, David Raymond, Cindy Salgado, Jermaine Spivey, Tiffany Tregarthen, and Jonathon Young
Composition and Sound Design Owen Belton, Alessandro Juliani and Meg Roe
Set Design Jay Gower Taylor
Costume Design Nancy Bryant
Lighting Design Tom Visser
Rehearsal Direction Eric Beauchesne
Additional Choreography David Raymond, Bryan Arias and Cindy Salgado
A Kidd Pivot, Electric Company Theatre co-production
Premiered on July 23, 2015 at Bluma Appel Theatre, Toronto, Canada
Co-produced by PANAMANIA presented by CIBC, the arts and culture program of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games, Sadler’s Wells (London UK), The Banff Centre as part of the 2015 Performing Arts Residency Program through the support of The Stollery Family and Andrea Brussa, On the Boards and the Seattle Theatre Group through the support of Glenn Kawasaki, National Arts Centre (Ottawa), the CanDance Network, Canadian Stage (Toronto), L’Agora de la Danse (Montreal), Brian Webb Dance Company (Edmonton), and Dance Victoria (Victoria).
Electric Company Theatre and Kidd Pivot gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Province of British Columbia, British Columbia Arts Council, BC Gaming, the City of Vancouver, the Vancouver Foundation, the Koerner Foundation, the Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation, and countless individual and business supporters.
Images Michael Slobodian
“Young’s text moves far beyond the specifics of his own story... [addressing] the experience of human suffering with raw and heroic brilliance... astoundingly good”
"Betroffenheit is a stunning testament to what can happen when life turns into art"
The Globe and Mail
“Great art is by its definition surprisingly rare. But on Tuesday, at Sadler’s Wells, I saw Betroffenheit, a piece that meets all the criteria”
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