what it’s like considers personal, situational and systemic engagement through the lens of brotherhood. Dancers and audience move together through a series of experiences, inviting questions about comfort, agency, and complicity. How responsible for each other are we? How are we here together?
performance Michael Caldwell, Luke Garwood, Naishi Wang
scenic design Julie Fox
sound & projection design Jeremy Mimnagh
lighting design Simon Rossiter
costume design Alana Elmer
vocal coach Fides Krucker
Stage Manager Laura Cournoyea
rehearsal/production assistant Jane-Alison McKinney
producer Rachel Penny
Created in Residency at the Theatre Centre, 2016. Recipient of 2017 Dora Mavor Moore Awards for Production, Ensemble Performance & Lighting Design.
"Strauss and her creative team have crafted this user experience with care,
and the work reveals its surprises with style...."
NOW magazine, Kathleen Smith
"...the audience is swept away on a tide of imagination,
and the joy of the piece is in being constantly surprised
by what comes next..." paulacitron.ca
what it's like is available for touring. For archival and/or questions, please contact: Rachel Penny.