Tuesdays & Sundays 

by Medina Hahn and Daniel Arnold

Sundown Theatre & Space in Point Co-Production

Presented at Buffalo Infringement Festival 2016

matthew + mariel – photo by peter riddihough

Full of human comedy, explodes with life and energy  NOW Magazine

This powerful story follows a teenage couple through the overwhelming passions of first love. Every performance will be different, as the creative team will play in new areas of the landscape every evening – exploring the gorgeous exterior of Buffalo’s Kleinhans Symphony Garden and all its potential. This magnetic piece will leave you craving to return night after night!
Director Clare Preuss*
Actors Mariel Marshall and Matthew Power

“Breathtaking…brilliant.” Vancouver Sun

“A play of awesome power.” Albuquerque Journal


Bag of Stones

by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard and Clare Preuss

In-Progress Presentation at SpringWorks 2014

donna-michelle, manuel, clare - photo by karl ang

donna-michelle, manuel, clare – photo by karl ang

I am offering all I cherish.  You only receive a bag of stones

Bag of stones is an allegorical performance inspired by the dynamic between the international political community and the people of Zambia in regards to foreign aid.

Performers  Clare Preuss* and Donna-Michelle St. Bernard

Composer Manuel Gutierrez

Production Technician Pamela Gilmartin

Bag of Stones received workshop support at National Arts Centre as part of Donna-Michelle’s artist residency.

“In the past fifty years, more than $1 trillion in development-related aid has been transferred from rich countries to Africa.  Has this assistance improved the lives of Africans?  No.  In fact, across the continent, the recipients of  this aid are not better off as a result of it, but worse – much worse.”  Dambisa Moyo – Dead Aid


Salome’s Clothes

by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard

Presented at SummerWorks Performance Festival  2013

neema, karen, virgilia - photo by karl ang

neema, karen, virgilia – photo by karl ang

Are we selling our future for worthless trinkets?

Inspired by events unfolding in Cote d’Ivoire, Salome’s Clothes symbolically illuminates the potential cost of our globalized demand for short-term material comfort.

Actors Neema Bickersteth*, Virgilia Griffith, Karen Robinson*

Director Clare Preuss*

Lighting Designer Michelle Ramsay

Costume, Set, Graphic Designer Andrea Schregenberger

Sound Consultant Richard Lee

Associate Producer Sigrid Velis

Stage Manager Jeff Richardson

Production Technician Pamela Gilmartin

The splendid cast and Clare Preuss’s inventive direction and the design by Michelle Ramsay (lighting) and Andrea Schregenberger (set and costume) make this a festival standout.” NNNN – Now Magazine, Jon Kaplan

Thanks to Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council and Obsidian for supporting Body Theatre’s (now Space in Point) 2013 SummerWorks presentation of Salome’s Clothes.

Thanks to Volcano Theatre for recommending this project to the Ontario Arts Council’s Theatre Creators’ Reserve Program.  We presented a staged reading of Salome’s Clothes at SpringWorks 2013 in Stratford.

Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s subtle yet powerful script leaves one wanting to shout in protest from one’s seat as the remarkable mother willfully blinds herself in the name of stability and comfort.” Artsvox

*Members of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association