The Mush Hole

Ages 13 plus

February 21-29

Created and Produced by Santee Smith
Co-presented with Kaha:wi Dance Theatre (Toronto, Ontario)

Created by award-winning dance artist Santee Smith, The Mush Hole is a powerful and timely performance that uses song, dance and theatre to explore the lives and spirits of children who were forced to attend Ontario’s Mohawk Institute residential school.

The Mush Hole reflects the realities of the Mohawk Institute residential school experience and offers a way to open dialogue and to heal, through acknowledgment and honouring the spirit of Survivors and families that were impacted.” — Santee Smith

Recommended for ages 13+
approximate running time: 60 minutes with no intermission

“The emotional performance left audiences in tears and in awe at the raw theatrical adaptation of experiences at the Mush Hole.” – The Two Row Times


Artistic Producer/Director/Concept: Santee Smith
Production Design Manager: Shane Powless
Costume Design: Santee Smith, Leigh Smith

  • Feb 21, 2020 Fri. 7pm
  • Feb 23, 2020 Sun. 1pm
  • Feb 29, 2020 Sat. 4pm
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