In spring 2016, we present the 14th edition of the rock.paper.sistahz Festival! We dare Black, Indigenous, and Artists of Colour to share what HIGHER POWER means to them in a serious game of play. This curated festival of new works kicks off b current’s 25th Anniversary Season!
rock.paper.sistahz (rps) started in 2002 as a festival of new theatre works. It has since featured dance, visual art, film, youth events and more. rps presents new work by Black people and people of colour of all genders from across Canada and internationally.
Many rps works have gone on to productions elsewhere and with b current, including:
rps 1 featuring Stuck, Yagayah & stand-in – Black Theatre Workshop, 2003
Born Ready – Roseneath Theatre/Obsidian Theatre, 2008
Virgin – b current, 2010
All of Him – in between in association with b current, 2010
Stori Ya – Black Theatre Workshop, 2011
Obeah Opera – b current & Theatre Archipelago, 2012; Panamania, 2015