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Cast & Crew Interviews for Old Man: The Napi Project – SNOWBLIND (2)

By 14 February, 2020November 16th, 2020No Comments

14 February, 2020. Calgary, AB.

All the thanks to the wonderful Lunchbox Theatre & Making Treaty 7 team who gave me oodles of trust and free reign to put this together! (These have been formatted to fit Instagram best.)
Go support these phenomenal local artists and see SNOWBLIND.

“I may go in circles in my brain, but I was always real good at directions.”

Part of OLD MAN: THE NAPI PROJECT, a co-operative Artist in Residence program with Making Treaty 7, we are pleased to welcome the World Premiere of SNOWBLIND, written and performed by Zach Running Coyote, to the Lunchbox stage.

Inspired by the Blackfoot story Napi and the Compassionate Woman, SNOWBLIND uses traditional storytelling, poetry, song and dance to explore the impact of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) on the Indigenous community. Told with humour and heartbreak through the memories of three characters, SNOWBLIND uncovers how our choices, our mistakes, and our history can lead us to understanding.


Jolane Houle
Costume Designer

Jane MacFarlane
Voice Coach

Anna Dalgleish
Assistant Set Designer & Radio Voice

Joyce Healy
Knowledge Keeper/Creative Collaborator

Zach Running Coyote
Writer, Performer & Co-Choreographer

Justin Many Fingers
Director/Dramaturg & Co-Choreographer

Frances MacDonald
Stage Manager

Neil Fleming
Set & Lighting Designer

Chad Blain
Sound Designer


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