Produced and presented by Nakai Theatre, the Pivot Theatre Festival brings together a blend of contemporary and ground-breaking local and national performances. This year get ready to laugh out loud as a real-life son and mom duo bring their family drama to the stage with a Brimful of Asha. Watch award-winning Santee Smith in a visually stunning performance propelled by the voice of Tanya Tagaq and Cris Derksen’s cello in NeoIndigenA. Embark on a choose-your-own-adventure exploration of the fascinating and taboo with Public Secret. Meet the artists and fellow art lovers at the special events, parties, and workshops happening all week long.

*Nakai Theatre’s Pivot Festival presents A Brimful of Asha and NeoIndigenA in association with the Yukon Arts Centre.

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Stay tuned for further information about exciting workshops and talks with famous screenwriters and dates and registration info for the upcoming 24-hour Playwriting Challenge!!

 

About Nakai Theatre

Vision

Nakai is a professional theatre company that focuses on developing artists and their work, in order to produce, co-produce and present high quality theatre for Yukon audiences.

Mandate

Nakai Theatre:

  • Creates development opportunities for theatre practitioners, including artistic exchange and learning locally, nationally, and internationally.
  • Produces or co-produces work of relevance to northern audiences and as such contributes to the canon of Canadian theatre for the benefit of local, national, and international audiences.
  • Operates with a strong organizational structure that ensures the company’s artistic and financial stability.
  • Works on audience development to ensure greater understanding and appreciation of theatre.
  • Engages in the steps necessary to eventually create a performance venue and a space dedicated to rehearsal and development.

Nakai Theatre Board of Directors

President
Denise Lamb

Vice-President
Shonagh McCrindle

Treasurer
Kim McMynn

Secretary
Lawrence Purdy

Directors
RP Singh
Roy Neilson
Bonnie Fordyce

Nakai Theatre Staff

Artistic Director
David Skelton
david@nakaitheatre.com
(867) 393-6042

General Manager
Kaori Torigai
gm@nakaitheatre.com
(867) 393-6040