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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...

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...

Calgary's Poet Laureate ruminates on a Secret Dinner

At last night's Secret Dinner, we had the amazing fortune of featuring performances by Kris Demeanor, Calgary's first Poet Laureate! Before each course, Kris recited a poem he had written, inspired by elements of the...