May 20, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.
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First Flight

Two Planks and a Passion Theatre in association with Theatre du Poulet (Canning, NS)

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A beautiful moment of joy and release - a bird’s first flight - will be recreated through larger-than-life puppetry in a stunning outdoor setting. Created by Two Planks and a Passion Theatre and Theatre du Poulet in collaboration with community members in rural Nova Scotia, this performance, taking place at the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, represents a community’s hope for the future and re-emergence into the realm of collective experience.  

Director: Ken Schwartz, Two Planks and a Passion Theatre

Design: Carmen Lee and Roland Chun Shing Au, Theatre du Poulet

Workshop Leaders: Carmen Lee and Roland Chun Shing Au, Theatre du Poulet

Puppetry Consultation: Jim Morrow and Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia

Project Administration provided by Chris O’Neill, Ross Creek Centre for the Arts

Videography: threesixfive


The live performances will take place in various regions of the country and will respect health and safety guidelines in each location. After the live performances have taken place, the NAC will share videos from each performance on its website and social media channels.

Dates and times subject to change.

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