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What is an activist?

I recently learned that I’ve been nominated as a finalist for “Best Civic Activist” in the 2020 Best of Calgary survey. This provoked a lot of mixed thoughts and feelings, foremost among them: “Not again.” 1....

بالعكس / The Opposite – Artist Biographies

بالعكس / The Opposite Artist Biographies Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre and Kawalease ACT (Arab Canadian Theatre) are proud to present the creative team for بالعكس / The Opposite. Faten Aldib Performer Faten Dib has been involved in several Kawalease ACT productions...

Provocation Series at 2019 IGNITE! Festival – Artist Biographies

Provocation Series at 2019 IGNITE! Festival Artist Biographies Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre and Sage Theatre are proud to present the creative team for the Provocation Series at the 2019 IGNITE! Festival of Emerging Artists. 100 Years in the (Un)Making Riki Nobody Emily ParkhouseChar BrydgesLouise...

Discomfort Lab 2019 – Artist Biographies

Discomfort Lab 2019 Artist Biographies Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre is proud to present the artists-in-residence for Discomfort Lab 2019. Clothing Bianca Guimarães de ManuelMark Hopkins Die Phantasie Stephen Jackman-Torkoffwith Katie Green fastLOVE Wayne BurnsJustin Many Fingers - Mii-Sum-In-IskumJ Stevens Wayne Burns Hailing from Truro, Nova Scotia,...

Body in Space: an art party – Artist Biographies

Body in Space: an art party at Fluid Fest 2018 Artist Biographies Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre and Springboard Performance are proud to present the creative team for Body in Space: an art party at the 2018 Fluid Movement...

Swallow-a-Bicycle’s Draft Guiding Principles

Update: January 2018 After two years of work with New Pathways for the Arts, Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre has adopted a new Art Manifesto as of January 2018: Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre creates productive discomfort. We engage with power structures, shining...

Artistic Accomplice

Artistic Accomplice Kevin Jesuino   Kevin Jesuino is a queer Portuguese-Canadian interdisciplinary artist. His works spans the performing arts, visual art and participatory social art practices. Born in Edmonton, Alberta to Portuguese parents who arrived in Western Canada...

Discomfort Lab – Artist Biographies

Discomfort Lab Artist Biographies Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre is proud to present the creative team for Discomfort Lab. Discomfort Lab artists: Audrey Lane Cockett & Geneviève ParéJay Northcott Hayley Feigs & Justin Many FingersKatie Sly Audrey Lane Cockett & Geneviève Paré Audrey Lane Cockett is...

Labelled – Artist Biographies

Labelled Artist Biographies Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre is proud to present its creative team for LABELLED, part of Humainologie's Empathy Week 2017. Artists Makambe K. SimambaTroy Emery TwiggMark Hopkins Makambe K. Simamba Makambe is Zambia-born theatre artist based in Calgary. As a...