NATIVE EARTH PERFORMING ARTS INC.

Registered Name: NATIVE EARTH PERFORMING ARTS INCORPORATED

Business Number: 119052116RR0001

Our Mission

Native Earth Performing Arts is Canada’s oldest professional Indigenous theatre company. Currently in our 36th year, we are dedicated to creating, developing and producing professional artistic expressions of the Indigenous experience in Canada.

Through stage productions (theatre, dance and multi-disciplinary), new script development, apprenticeships and internships, Native Earth seeks to fulfill a community of artistic visions. It is a vision that is inclusive and reflective of the artistic directions of members of the Indigenous community who actively participate in the arts.

HOME OF CONTEMPORARY INDIGENOUS PERFORMING ARTS

ARTISTIC MANDATE

  • to provide a base for professional Indigenous performers, writers, technicians and other artists
  • to encourage the use of theatre as a form of communication within the Indigenous community, including the use of Indigenous languages
  • to communicate to our audiences the experiences that are unique to Indigenous people in contemporary society
  • to contribute to the further development of theatre in Canada.

Native Earth Performing Arts Inc., is a non-profit organization which enables Indigenous Actors, Writers, Designers, Directors, and Technicians to work together to produce quality theatre that is vital to their development as artists and to their identity as Indigenous people.

Native Earth Performing Arts Inc. was founded on November 13, 1982 and became an incorporated company on June 6, 1983.

About NATIVE EARTH PERFORMING ARTS INC.

Native Earth Performing Arts is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to creating, developing and producing professional artistic expression of the Indigenous experience in Canada.

Through stage productions (theatre, dance and multi-disciplinary), new script development, apprenticeships and internships, Native Earth Performing Arts seeks to fulfill a "community" of artistic visions, one that is both inclusive and reflective of the artistic directions of members of the Indigenous community who actively participate in the arts.

Native Earth is currently celebrating its 36th season in our Aki Studio located in the revitalized Regent Park.

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