Part of Small Curiosities 2024, travel to a place where art is so plentiful it’s embedded in the sidewalks.
Part of Small Curiosities 2024, Sasha L Henry explores her natural hair journey via a heartfelt and funny Ode to Black Hair.
“…I feel compelled to say the quiet parts out loud. I want to be a voice, a conduit, for the things so many of us feel and are scared to say or think about.”
Part of Small Curiosities 2023, a young dancer takes a small curiosity and dedicates herself to it. Through Mini Movements, she grows.
Part of Small Curiosities 2023, The Sun Will Rise embraces the idea that the sun rises everyday.
Part of Small Curiosities 2023, “Wonder” is about the questions we ask to make sense of the world around us and find answers that satisfy us.
“I hope that everyone will have the chance to express themselves through art, no matter how young or old they are, and that this will trigger in them some sympathy and appreciation for all artists.”
Check out the program for WEIGHTLESS: A Live Premiere.
“I believe we spend most of our time thinking about the external aspects of ourselves that we often lose touch with our true essence of who we are.”
Ayesha Ahad sings a song to listen to when you’re feeling RUSTY.
“If I can make people laugh with joy, scream with terror, and cause a fight in the car ride home – I will be content and can die happy.”
“It is my dream that one day everyone in the world has access and interest in multiple works and mediums art that contribute to the multiple complex experiences they face as a human being.”
“I write music to close the gap between the music from the past and the complexities of modern music. Make it listener friendly!”
“I have grown up my whole life being ‘the bigger kid’ and seeing larger figures on and off stage in the art world has really built my confidence.”
Part of Small Curiosities 2023, “BEYOND” explores the concept of art and its creation through the transformative media of makeup.
“I use drag as a vessel to practice everything I love doing, both on and off the stage, all at once.”
Synesthesia is a lighthearted portrayal of brain activity when dancing, painting, or when doing life.
“Creating allows me to get closer to and embody certain feelings without intellectualizing them.”
“… every time I choreograph something it gets embedded a bit deeper in my soul and body …”
“[Theatre] offers a bridge between almost every artistic discipline, and it’s what I try to take advantage of in my own work.”
Check out the program for WISH: a Live Screening at the Apollo Cinema!
A Snoopy Christmas – Version 2020!
As the founder of Unwrap Theatre, I am writing to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation for the members of our Unwrap family who contribute so much to our work, our artistry, and our very existence.
“THEATRE BRINGS COMMUNITY TOGETHER, AND IT’S IMPORTANT FOR THEATRE TO CONTINUE TO BRING THE WATERLOO REGION TOGETHER AS IT HAS FOR MANY YEARS.”
“Waterloo Region has incredible tech and insurance companies as well as amazing universities and colleges, but creating a healthy community must include art and culture.”
“THEATRE FILLS PEOPLE IN SO MANY WAYS, EMOTIONALLY AND MENTALLY. PEOPLE DISCOVER THINGS ABOUT THEMSELVES AFTER BEING ABLE TO SEE THEATRE OR HELP CONTRIBUTE IN INTERACTIVE SHOWS. IT HELPS US MEET EACH OTHER AT OUR NEEDS, USUALLY ONES THAT WE DON’T REALIZE. THE KIDS, THE PEOPLE HERE IN WATERLOO REGION? THEY NEED THAT.”
“I am so thankful to have Waterloo in my DNA and am forever grateful for the community of artists there for shaping who I am today.”
“I BELIEVE WE ARE MOVING IN THE CORRECT DIRECTION; KW CREATING MORE ART AND LIVING THROUGH ART CREATES A DEEPER, MORE BEAUTIFUL, OPEN-EYED COMMUNITY.”