Upcoming Events

Postcolonial Theatre Festival - February 26-28th, 2018

 

For additional information, please contact Prabhjot Parmar at prabhjot.parmar@ufv.ca. 

Students from all disciplines are encouraged to participate.

 

A Lifetime on Tiptoes: an adaptation of Mazhar Tirmazi's punjabi play

Febrauary 27th, 2018, 11:30am - 12:50pm, Abbotsford Campus, Room: B101

March 1st, 2018, 4:00pm - 5:30pm, Abbotsford Campus, Room: B101

Performance and Interactive Workshop

Focusing on the separation from homeland and longing for it in the context of partition of India in 1947, Mazhar Tirmazi's A Lifetime on Tiptoes showcases syncretic cultural values and human interaction that can forge connections in a world marred by prejudice, communalism, and violence. It focuses primarily on a mother's memories and longing for her home. 

 *Previously performed in October 2017*

 

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