Bear Grease

A LightningCloud production

Indigenous arts Music Rock Hip-hop Theatre
  • In-person event

  • English
  • Ages 13+

  • Approx. 1 hour  and  15 minutes
Performance options Start time Language Availability
Friday, October 13, 2023 11:00 am English sold out
Thursday, October 12, 2023 11:00 am English Seats available

Get ready for a jaw-dropping, toe-tapping spectacle! Bear Grease takes the 1978 musical, Grease, on an Indigenous joyride, with fashion that slays, humour that tickles your funny bone, and music that makes you groove! It's a rez makeover for the beloved characters, keeping the authenticity alive while adding a burst of cultural flair.

Buckle up for an electrifying experience that celebrates Indigenous cultures and dances its way into your heart—Bear Grease is a one-of-a-kind adventure you don't want to miss.


  • Sandy Crystle Lightning
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    Danny Henry “Cloud” Andrade
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    Marty Teneil Whiskeyjack
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    Rezzo Tammy Rae
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    Canuckie Rodney McLeod
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    Jan Skylene Gladue
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    Roger Bryce Morin
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    Frenchie Melody McArthur
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    Arty McFly Artson
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    Sonny Justin Giehm

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