Anvil Theatre presents: The Impossible has Already Happened

Presented by Anvil Theatre
A Mascall Dance Production
Co-created by Jennifer Mascall and Claire O’Neil

The Impossible Has Already Happened, a collaborative co-creation between MascallDance (Vancouver) and Footnote New Zealand Dance, motivated by the incredible scale and enormity of the climate crisis. Coming to Canada on the heels of a recent tour of New Zealand!

Inspired by dialogue with climate scientists, activists, and knowledge-keepers, the dance is full of stories for all ages. A fantastic cast of diverse Canadian and New Zealand artists bring laughter and momentum to the challenges of coming to terms with this new world.

Pre-Show Event from 6:30-7PM:
Your ticket includes a pre-show storytelling event. Join us in the theatre from 6:30-7PM for a conversation with Ronnie Dean Harris about Sqwelqwel + Sxwoxwiyam: Stories from the perspectives of cosmology + kinship, from the land outwards. This enlightening discussion will set the stage for entering the work with greater perspective.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 25th, to if you would like to attend the pre-show event.

About Ronnie Dean Harris:
Ronnie Dean Harris aka Ostwelve, is a Stō:lo/St’át’imc/N’laka’pamux artist based in New Westminster, B.C. Beginning in music, he has explored various mediums such as TV, film, visual + sound design along side various research subjects including history, cosmology, genealogy and Indigenous policy.

Ronnie’s design career started in high school doing designs for local skateboard companies moving into professional design for advertising, branding and media applications. Ronnie has also had the opportunity to install murals and other physical design elements in spaces around the Lower Mainland. As a designer, his focus is on traditional and contemporary Salish design form.

Ronnie is the current Indigenous Cultural Development Director at Massey Theatre in New Westminster working on various cultural + social activations through research and programming.

You can also hear Ronnie as the voice of Dad/Walter on the PBS/WGBH series Molly Of Denali and seen on various other TV + film projects.

Groups of over 20 tickets can enjoy a discounted price of $12 (plus service charges) per ticket. Please contact our box office at 604.521.5050 for details.

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