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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...

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...

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...