Director & Concept: Sandra Laronde
Choreography: Jera Wolfe, Sandra Laronde
Music & Sound Design: Eliot Britton
Film Design: Andrew Moro
Lighting Design: Steve Lucas
Costume Design: Julia Tribe
Adizokan is a genre-defying new creation featuring Indigenous vocals, electro-acoustic, and orchestral music, with dance and film. Red Sky Performance partnered with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra on this World Premiere that explores Indigenous connections to ancestral origins, and features 85 musicians with guest vocalists and dancers.
Adizokan was premiered with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:30 pm. It was performed as part of the International Festival of Mayan Culture at the Teatro Peón Contreras, Mérida, Mexico on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 9 pm.
Listen to interview with Sandra Laronde about the world première of Adizokan.
Commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
- World Premiere at Roy Thomson Hall, October 2017
- 80 musicians, 7 dancers, 3 crew
- Full length version 45 mins or a 20 mins suite version
- Audiences of all ages