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Dark Eyes by Naomi Duvall (Work in Progress Showing)

SOLD OUT – thank you!

December 5th, 8:00pm-9:00pm

Location: The Theatre on King (171 King St, Peterborough)
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Dark Eyes is a shadow puppet play detailing the love story of a woman and an extraterrestrial. The show starts with the woman as a grandmother in present day Peterborough recounting this tale from her youth, brought to life by shadow puppets and accompanied by a live musical score. This piece is inspired by the Russian folk song Dark Eyes.
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Performed and Created by: Naomi Duvall
Musicians: Derek Bell, Robert Hedge, Satah Cameron
Assistant Puppeteers: Lindsay Unterlander, Sarah Mcneilly
Design and Building Mentor: Paul Oldham
Special thanks to: Public Energy, TTOK, Theatre Trent, The workshop participants, Paul Oldham, Kate Story, Ryan Kerr, Shannon Leblanc, Kollene Drummond, 4th Line Theatre, Malcolm Byard, Keith Smith, Yevgeny Grebyonka
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Photo: Bradley Boyle

Naomi Duvall is an actor, playwright, puppeteer and burlesque performer. She has been working on her craft since she graduated in 2012 from a 3-year professional theatre acting program at John Abbott College in Montreal. Her most recent work is the piece Dark Eyes, which she performed and recorded for 4th Line Theatre’s Festival of Light and Dark in February of this year. She has been making art in Peterborough for the past six years and has been involved in a variety of dance/theatre/puppetry shows. You may have recently seen her work in Public Energy Performing Arts’ Rewind Room in April-June of 2020..

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This work is being developed with assistance from Public Energy Performing Arts’ Local Artist Residency Program. To learn about our other 2021-2022 artists in residence, click here.
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.This is a PWYC event. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. If you are unable to pay/complete the transaction online please select the “pay at door ” option at check-out.
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All attendees must have 2 doses (+14 day post second dose) of an approved vaccination. Masks are to be worn in the space. Contact tracing protocols will be in place.

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