New Beginnings


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New Beginnings

World Premiere
May 22, 24, 27 at 7pm; May 23 at 1pm; May 25 at 9pm; May 26 at 4pm
Asper Centre for Theatre and Film (at the University of Winnipeg)

We are excited to bring to the stage our latest community collaboration. Witness the coming together of a diverse range of artists, community members, recent newcomers and established immigrants. Through the use of dance, music, visual art and storytelling we will come together to explore the themes of displacement and resettlement.

Our amazing group of core artists include:
Gerry Atwell
Brenda Gorlick
Lindsay Johnson
Cherissa Richards
Snow Angel Films (Nilufer and Saira Rahman)
Indra Skuja-Grislis
Emily Solstice

Featuring: Vincenzo Alberto, Bosun Amao, Savannah Boyko, Jonathan Chipalata, Olaolu Fayokun, Anthony Ferens, Dagmawit Habtemariam, Gertrude Hambira, Reena Jolly, Melissa Langdon, Sydney Macfarlane, Mpho Mambira, Alanna McPherson, Simba Meng, Ahmad Msheamesh, Denisse Samaniego, Anjali Sandhu

This unique production will also run in the same space as One Trunk Theatre’s new show Boundary Avenue*. There will be special opportunities to see both productions. Stay tuned for details on package deals.

*Boundary Avenue is a documentary-style play co-created by Liam Zarrillo, Andraea Sartison, and Caroline Wintoniw. It looks at the town of Emerson and the influx of asylum seekers who crossed into Manitoba over the past year. One Trunk Theatre is excited to share their research and to support those who lent their stories for the development of the play with the proceeds from this production. 

Check out ticket packages to see both productions


Thank you to our amazing funders and sponsors!


Additional Information


May 22 7pm, May 23 1pm, May 24 7pm, May 25 9pm, May 26 4pm, May 27 7pm


$20 Adults, $15 Students/Seniors