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This Weekend: June 12-13 2021

The show will be presented on demand June 12-13


An encore performance of Neworld Theatre's The Boy in the Moon, with ASL!

With ASL Interpreters, Courage Bacchus and Gaitrie Persaud, and Video Editor, Alexandra Hickox.

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One family’s deeply moving story about raising an extraordinary son.
Based on Canadian journalist Ian Brown’s memoir of life with his son,

The Boy in the Moon tells a deeply moving story about a family’s struggle to raise a child with a severe disability.



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By Allison Beda & Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg / A Muse Productions

Filmed in Vancouver, BC

By Allison Beda & Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg / A Muse Productions


Filmed in Vancouver, BC

A surreal site-specific public performance and exploration of our human evolution, and the struggle to connect with each other in an increasingly digital landscape, as we grow increasingly more addicted to our phones and devices.

Adapted from the stage show I Can’t Remember The Word for I Can’t Remember by Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg.




"HOW TO SAY GOODBYE  (The Final Chapter)"

Thursday April 29th 2021



As the company returns to the studio, still navigating the limitations and restrictions of the pandemic, the longing, absence and the memories of us being together remains the driving force behind this final chapter of the work. How to Say Goodbye l The Final Chapter will be the opening art for Kutapira for the Shadbolt’s exciting Live (Streaming) at the ‘Bolt series.
As this will be the opening night of a new season for the Shadbolt, this performance will be FREE!
Choreography and Direction: Amber Funk Barton in collaboration with Isak Enquist, Katie Cassady and Josh Martin
Dancers: Isak Enquist, Katie Cassady, Amber Funk Barton
Music and Sound: Marc Stewart
Dramaturgy: Heidi Taylor
Intern: Amanda Testini
The Response Dance Society gratefully acknowledges the generous support of The City of Vancouver, The British Columbia Arts Council, The Landing Dance Centre, The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Luminesque by Glow Studios Inc. and Dramaturgy by Heidi Taylor, developed with the assistance of Playwrights Theatre Centre, in the creation and presentation of The Final Chapter for How to Say Goodbye.
Special thanks also to Josh Martin and Modus Operandi.




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