Wishing Well

Olivia C. Davies | O.Dela Arts

Firehall Arts Centre - Courtyard Stage

July 8 9pm Firehall Arts Centre - Courtyard Stage BUY TICKETS
July 10 9pm Firehall Arts Centre - Courtyard Stage BUY TICKETS

World Premiere

**This performance will also be streamed via Youtube on July 10 at 9pm. To register, please click here.**

An ever-lasting possibility to shift consciousness, an initiation to ceremony, an invocation of material witnessing, gratitude extension, and water as our collective conduit. Summoning strength. Sensing the unseen. A pulsating push from the heart to channel inspiration. Close your eyes and make a wish.

Choreographer/Director: Olivia C. Davies

Co-Creator: Melissa Frost

Collaborators: Ziyian Kwan, Rianne Svelnis, Kelly McInnes

Music from: Michael Red

Cultural Advisors: Gloria May Eshkibok, Sharon Jinkerson-Brass

Mentor: Raïna Von Waldenburg

Production Manager: Nico Dicecco

Lighting Design: Jonathan Kim

Supported by: The Dance Centre, CCOV, Fluid Fest, VIDF

Producer: O.Dela Arts

Welcome from: Sharon Jinkerson-Brass

Running Time: 28 mins


Please Note: This performance includes hand to hand contact between Olivia C. Davies, Melissa Frost, and Sharon Jinkerson-Brass at various times throughout the event. Each artist has provided consent for this form of human contact and all precautions have been taken to ensure the safety of the artists.

Anishinaabemowin language shared by Olivia C. Davies in this performance is from the First Fire Prophecy, translated by Alanis King from her father Cecil King, and shared with Olivia by Gloria May Eshkibok.

To note:  Please enter our Courtyard shows via the courtyard gate on Gore Ave. Please arrive no earlier than 30 minutes before the performance. We encourage patrons to wear a mask or face-covering to all live-performances at the Firehall Arts Centre. A limited supply of masks will be available for purchase on the door.