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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...

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...

Swallow-a-Bicycle's 10-Year Anniversary: Charitable Donation Info

Charitable Donation Information To celebrate our 10-Year Anniversary, Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre is seeking to raise $10,000! Since we're new to this fundraising business, we did a little research into charitable donations. Did you know...? ● donations made to...

Why Freak Shows?

From January 9-12, 2013 the Martha Cohen Lobby will transform into a veritable fairground. As part of that Swallow-a-Bicycle will set up a tent for our original creation Freak Show: Tall Tales and Terrible...

Volunteer for We Should Know Each Other #100

Volunteer for We Should Know Each Other #100 We Should Know Each Other #100 - running September 28-30, 2012 - is going to be a giant, vibrant community-building extravaganza. We need your help to make...