Nov
23

Date: Thursday, Nov 23, 2017 - Saturday, Nov 25, 2017

Time: 7:30PM
Nanaimo Campus

Add to CalendarTheatreOne presents Sansei The Storyteller11/23/2017 07:30 PM11/25/2017 07:30 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverSansei: The Storyteller stars Canadian performing artist Mark Kunji Ikeda. Mark’s original dance narrative about Canada’s internment of Japanese people will enthrall and educate. Sansei: The Storyteller expresses one of our nation’s darkest decisions, but it has a silver lining…if not for the internment, Mark wouldn’t be here to tell this historic tale. Mark’s creative performances, held at Vancouver Island University’s Malaspina Theatre, are at 7:30pm from Thursday, Nov. 23 to Saturday, Nov.25; with a 2pm matinee on Saturday too. General tickets to Sansei are $29 ($15 for students), at www.theatreone.org or 250-754-7587. VIU classes can benefit from the group rate, with a $5 discount per entry on a group purchase of 10 or more tickets. Sansei presents a profound personal context that shares fundamental Japanese Canadian ideologies of peace and reconciliation. “Sansei is storytelling at its finest; sophisticated, meaningful, moving, and humorous.” – Laurie Fife, Ottawa Storytellers Society “He’s a terrific stage presence… a natural-born storyteller. The agony and ambiguity of the Japanese internment comes out as much in his dance as it does in his words.” – Calgary Herald Please contact General Manager Eliza Gardiner (admin@theatreone.org) or Box Office Manager Nadine Wiepning, (info@theatreone.org) to book your group’s tickets. See you at the theatre! false

Sansei: The Storyteller stars Canadian performing artist Mark Kunji Ikeda.

Mark’s original dance narrative about Canada’s internment of Japanese people will enthrall and educate. Sansei: The Storyteller expresses one of our nation’s darkest decisions, but it has a silver lining…if not for the internment, Mark wouldn’t be here to tell this historic tale.

Mark’s creative performances, held at Vancouver Island University’s Malaspina Theatre, are at 7:30pm from Thursday, Nov. 23 to Saturday, Nov.25; with a 2pm matinee on Saturday too.

General tickets to Sansei are $29 ($15 for students), at www.theatreone.org or 250-754-7587.

VIU classes can benefit from the group rate, with a $5 discount per entry on a group purchase of 10 or more tickets.

Sansei presents a profound personal context that shares fundamental Japanese Canadian ideologies of peace and reconciliation.

“Sansei is storytelling at its finest; sophisticated, meaningful, moving, and humorous.”
– Laurie Fife, Ottawa Storytellers Society

“He’s a terrific stage presence… a natural-born storyteller. The agony and ambiguity of the Japanese internment comes out as much in his dance as it does in his words.”
– Calgary Herald

Please contact General Manager Eliza Gardiner (admin@theatreone.org) or Box Office Manager Nadine Wiepning, (info@theatreone.org) to book your group’s tickets. See you at the theatre!


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