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TAKING IN STRANGERS 2015

PERFORMANCES AT THE LSPU HALL!!  March 17-21, 2015: rca.nf.ca for tickets or call 753-4531

On the road from Montreal to St. John's via ‘forgotten coasts’, Louise Moyes finds threads of Newfoundland and Quebec, home and the road, deceptions and truth. Kept company by a bag lady beloved by many, Louise weaves "a bit of history and a lot of humanity" (The Telegram) in this one-woman tour de force, TAKING IN STRANGERS.

A bilingual one-woman show bringing together people Moyes interviewed throughout rural Newfoundland and Quebec. Oral histories told through dance, physical theatre, video and projected images. Taking in Strangers reveals surprising links between Quebec and Newfoundland and juxtaposes their unique senses of humour and place. Moyes plays 20 different people in their own words and accents, with their own gestures.

Performed to date in St. John’s, Trois Rivières, Vancouver and Brazil and invited to New York’s Joyce Soho. Funding by the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts


Le Gaboteur, St. John’s
“Une histoire sans pareil. A ne pas manquer”
The Evening Telegram
“A series of priceless gifts… a delicate blend of movement, monologue, music and sound reflecting not only the tale but the tone of the times… presented with refined energy and technique.”