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Soar Cabaret Night
June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm $10
“Soar Cabaret Nights are really a celebration of the young talent in our community.” Muffy McKay, Program Coordinator of the Allied Arts Council adds, “We have some returning performers from previous years but also some very exciting new comers.”
Amongst the new comers, the University of Lethbridge Gymfinity Aerials, Lethbridge’s very own circus troupe will be performing and Sydney Murdoch will be performing a new dance creation that she has choreographed. Hannah Rud who has assisted off-stage in previous years will be presenting her popular one woman show. Returning artists include the spoken word stylings of Griffin Cork, performance artist Kristin Krein, magician Ben Price and mentalist Jeff Newman. As well, Jeff Charlton will be bringing his award winning one act play, “Coming Home.”
Additional details: Tickets are $10 per evening OR purchase a Festival Pass for $50 and attend all the Cabaret Nights, the Visual Artist Reception and the Soar Symposium. Tickets are available at Casa, the AAC office on 7th Street and on-line through Eventbrite.
Saturday, June 2, 2017
Awkward Girl, Hannah Rud
Awkward Girl is a one woman storytelling piece. Hannah explores her own personal journey of self-love and self acceptance all the while throwing in Disney references and embracing her own brand of awkward.
Hannah Rud, Playwright/Actor
Jeff Newman, Stage Manager
Letters to West 113th, Newman Mentalism
Join mentalist Jeff Newman as he uses his unique skills of trickery and deception to recreate the act of Thomas Whitford, a small-time magician known for performing incredible – and maybe even supernatural – spectacles. Gasp in amazement as you discover what it was like to be in the crowd at Whitford’s final performance, hear the story of Whitford’s tragic loss and experience his confrontation with the legendary Harry Houdini himself.
Jeff Newman, Mentalist
Hannah Rud, Stage Manager/Assistant