Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2012
THEATRE LOCAL CREATES INVENTIVE SOCIAL SCULPTURE TO RUN ALL
NIGHT FOR LUCKY GROUPS OF NUIT BLANCHE REVELLERS
WYCHWOOD BARNS, TORONTO, ON –Theatre Local will present SMALL
AUDIENCES as part of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, September 29th, 2012. SMALL
AUDIENCES consists of live performances inside “Canada’s Smallest Theatre”*: Late
night ‘Truth or Dare’, storytelling, Shakespeare, sound art, puppetry, snacks, film and TV
stars, opera, & more. Audiences are invited to be a part of a social sculpture they will never
forget. Seating limited.
Every hour, a twelve person audiences will experience a ten to twenty minute performance.
Toronto’s top performing talent and a contingent of artists from the Wychwood Artists
Colony have been chosen for this 12-hour season of performance, film, short words and
Running once an hour is 50 MONOLOGUES – a remix of Shakespeare’s monologues for
women, performed by Rebecca Singh, who admittedly, is wrong for most of the parts.
Directed by Jonathan Heppner and designed by Kimberly Purtell, this live performance
offers an invigorating take on many of Shakespeare’s ‘greatest hits’.
SMALL AUDIENCES is from the artists who created “Tell YOUR Story” –Voted #1 “must-
see” in its zone by the Torontoist for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche in 2011.
Theatre Local is a conceptual artwork and producing project, which serves the city of
Toronto and wider performing arts networks. SMALL AUDIENCES is the second
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche social sculpture presented in “Canada’s Smallest Theatre”* and
proffers traditional performer/spectator experiences within the intimacy of a small group
Good things come in small packages…
Theatre Local Principal Artist Rebecca Singh invites the City of Toronto inside her studio
for SMALL AUDIENCES a one of a kind social sculpture running all night as a part of
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche.
Saturday September 29, 2012
Location #4- “Canada’s Smallest Theatre”, Artscape Wychwood Barns 601 Christie St (look
for the signs in Barn 2)
7 PM ongoing to 7 AM
Project page on Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Website: http://www.scotiabanknuitblanche.ca/project.html?project_id=1031
Theatre Local is the producing project of Rebecca Singh, a resident artist at the Wychwood
Barns. The Wychwood Artists Colony are some of the professional artists who live and work
at the Artscape Wychwood Barns, many of whom took part in Theatre Local’s 2011 festival
edition offering, “Tell YOUR Story”. Theatre Local thanks VideoCabaret developmental
partner of 50 MONOLOGUES.
* “Canada’s Smallest Theatre” is an installation inside Rebecca Singh’s live/work studio at
the Artscape Wychwood Barns. She lives inside the studio.
Rebecca Singh, Principal Artist and Studio Manager for Theatre Local
or c/o Lorraine Wells (agent) (416) 413-1676