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If We Were Birds

>>> sound designer/composer, music director, chorus/musician

Queen's Department of Drama | written by Erin Shields | directed by Kim Renders 

If We Were Birds is a shocking, uncompromising examination of the horrors of war, giving voice to a woman long ago forced into silence, and placing a spotlight on millions of female victims who have been silenced through violence. A deeply affecting and thought-provoking re-imagining of Ovid’s masterpiece "Tereus, Procne, and Philomela," Erin Shields’s award-winning play is an unflinching commentary on contemporary war and its aftermath delivered through the lens of Greek tragedy. --Playwrights Canada Press

with Erica Hill as Philomela | Mariah Horner as Procne Leonard Wang as Tereus Zach Closs as Pandion | Chorus: Sophie Barkham, Wallis Caldoza, Daniela Cerrone, Deanna Choi, Devon Hauth, Hannah Komlodi, Zasha Malik, Adrienne Miller, Hannah Stewart, Audrey Sturino

February 4-12, 2015 | The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, Kingston