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Alphonse

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Charlotte

A Tri-Coloured Play with Music

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Kafka and Son

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Essential, ecstatic theatre

that touches the earth and ignites the soul.

Who We Are

Theaturtle was established in 1999 to create essential, ecstatic theatre that touches the earth and ignites the soul. Its name is derived from stories told in both Indigenous and Jewish traditions that the world sits on the back of a turtle. We develop work slowly and carefully, plodding like a turtle. Then we glide into national and international waters to share our Canadian-made, physically and musically robust theatre.

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In The News

Kafka and Son performs at Golden Lion Festival in Ukraine

“This war is about denying Ukrainian heritage and history. We are showing up at the festival to show our solidarity with the brave Artists who are rebuilding the culture and soul of Ukraine.” says performer Alon Nashman. “Kafka and Son resonates as a profound critique of tyranny, in all its forms.”  (Audio interview from The Stage Show on Australian Broadcasting Corporation begins at timecode 40:30).

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