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Runs from Wednesday September 20 2023 to Saturday October 7 2023

Approximate running time: 1 hour and 20 minutes

Venue

Guild Hall
27 14th Avenue E
Whitehorse YT Y1A 6K9

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Ticket Pricing:

Regular Admission: $26.00

All Wednesdays, Thursday September 28th and Saturday September 30th - pay-what-you-decide ($5.00 - $35.00)


Content Advisory: Themes and content appropriate for a mature audience: Intergenerational Trauma, mention of alcoholism, death of a loved one, genocide, guns discussed and represented through stylized sound (not physically on stage). Brief sequences of flashing coloured lights. Recommended ages 14+. Smudging takes place at the start and end of the performance. Archival filming will take place during the October 4th and 5th performances. Please reach out to guildproducer@gmail.com if you have questions about content.

CoyWolf by Colin Wolf

Co-presented by the Guild Hall and Thumbs Up Good Work Theatre Collective

Guild doors open 7:30 pm

Doors to theatre open 7:45 pm

Show starts 8:00 pm



Featuring:

Gabrielle Dufresne, Colin Wolf and Caleb Gordon

Production team:

Director and props designer: Sydney Wolf

Stage manager and lighting designer: Sam Fleming

Assistant Stage Manager - Tyra Ashauntie Gill

Costume designer: Jensine Emiline Trondson

Set design, building and painting: Annie Johnsgaard

Sound designer: Jesse Fulcher Gagnon

Tech director: Norah Paton

Co-production managers for the Guild: Breagha Fraser and Odile Nelson

Artistic director for the Guild: Brian Fidler

General manager for the Guild: Brandon Wicke

Artistic Producer for Thumbs Up Good Work: Colin Wolf

Administrative coordinator for Thumbs Up Good Work: Rebecca Ballarin

Tour manager for Thumbs Up Good Work: Sara German



Show description:

A world premiere!

Playwright Colin Wolf has transformed stories and historical events from his Métis family, combined with his own personal experience, to create a world of Coyotes, Wolves and Coywolves. This story follows Isidor, a Coywolf, as he finds his place and his people in the world as a half breed. Moving through this cyber-folk world, Isidor discovers his love for storytelling and traveling across prairies, forests, and mountains. As change threatens his communities from the inside and out, he is pressured to join the resistance against human expansion. Isidor moves through death, loss, change and love as he searches for greener pastures - if there are any left. This is a story about governance, doing your best, and calling your mom before it's too late.

Additional notes:

Masks are strongly recommended at all performances, and mandatory on the September 28th performance. For patrons who prefer an environment with masking to lower chances of Covid-19 transmission we are holding a mask-mandatory, pay-what-you-decide performance on Thursday September 28th. On this evening, all audience members are required to wear medical masks in the theatre space and when not seated in the bar area. Masks will be available at the door.

Any illness transmitted to the actors could prematurely end the run of the show. If audience members are suffering any symptoms of any illnesses that spread through droplets, please consider wearing a mask or attending at a later date to ensure everyone who wants to see the show can.

Visit guildhall.ca for more information on the Guild’s current Covid policies.
Sponsors and funders: Government of Yukon, Lotteries Yukon, City of Whitehorse, Kilrich Building Centres, Whitehorse Motors, and Canada Council for the Arts

Residency/development supporters: Arts Council Wood Buffalo Indigenous Artist in Residence, Native Earth Performing Arts 40 Seeds for 40 Seasons, Banff Centre for the Arts Playwrights Lab Metis Artist in Residence, Jenni House Artist Residency, Nakai Theatre

*IF A PERFORMANCE SAYS 'SOLD OUT' there may be tickets available by calling the Guild Hall in advance on the day of. There may also be tickets available at the door.