The Gift

Surrounded by Owls Productions
The Gift
Intrepid
  • Dates: Apr 15, 2016 - Apr 16, 2016
  • Location: Metro Studio Theatre
  • Created: John Aitken & Gail Noonan
  • Advance price: $20 adults, $18 students & seniors
  • Door price: $20 adults, $18 students & seniors
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Rating: Mature Content
  • Genre: Physical Theatre, Drama
  • Country: Mayne Island

“Hello, my name is John Aitken. I did not speak until I was seventeen years old.”

 

“When I think about that boy that did not speak, and that young man that did not speak; I honestly have a hard time understanding how he did it. How he survived each day and each night. At age 47, I am a totally different person. I have been speaking now for 30 years, which is very odd when I stop and think about it.  Performing and writing this piece has helped me heal in a very positive way which was ironically, unforeseen. “

Johnny tells the story of how he came to find his voice, through movement, mask, drum, dance and humour.  A powerful tale of overcoming fears.

 

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Metro Studio Theatre
1411 Quadra Street,
Victoria, BC
Phone: (250) 383-2663

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