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Days of Truth and Reconciliation

In observance of Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we proudly present a collection of virtual and in-person offerings, highlighting the strength and resilience of Indigenous cultures. 

  • Six people move in shadow against a purple-lit stage while another looks down from a step.  © Jean-François Hamelin

    “A Person Takes Flight…”

    French Theatre’s season opens with L’ombre, a new work directed by Marie Brassard and co-created with the nine members of the 2023 Collective.

  • Actor draped in gold fabric stands in the spotlight with six actors in shadow behind her. © Jean-François Hamelin listen

    French Theatre podcast: L’ombre

    Julien Morissette in conversation with Marie Brassard and the cast of L’ombre, a collective creation featuring nine young artists who recently came out of school.

  • Community, beaded artwork by Jessica Hernandez

    Indigenous Cities: Montréal

    The stories here. Three new audio stories celebrate contemporary and traditional Indigenous perspectives on what it means to work, play and live in what is now known as Montréal.

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