Sunday January 10th, 2009

Writer/director Beatriz Pizano, founder of Aluna Theatre and actor Marilo Nunzez on the Aluna Theatre production of La Communion Puts Children First which features choreography by Olga Barrios. Subject matter is the physical and psychological trauma of child soldiers in Columbia based on interviews wtih children there and those living in Toronto. Theatre and dance workshops used as healing tools. Showing Jan 12-31 at Buddies In Bad Times, 12 Alexander Street.

Kevin O'Day choreographer, dancer and artistic director of the Ballet Mannheim at the Nationaltheater Mannheim in Germany. He talks about the Ballet Mannheim and the Young Centre production of Full Bloom running Jan 12-13 in the Tank House Theatre at the Young Centre For The Performing Arts, 55 Mill Street, Building 49, Distillery Distrcit