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  JUNE 8  

  SPECIAL EVENT    THEATRE | GAME

THE ARCHIVE OF MISSING THINGS

ZUPPA

The Archive of Missing Things was founded in order to collect, catalogue and store all missing objects that are in the world. The Archive was built around a secret.

The Archive of Missing Things is a contemplative game in a library. Equipped with an iPad and a headset, you have 90 minutes to explore a maze-like archive in search of the secret at its centre. You might run out of time, but you aren't alone: clues are hidden in a live performance happening secretly around you. Created by Zuppa with Trillium-Award-winning writer Kate Cayley, this performance, online book and game, travels through Utopia's debris field and a family story spanning three centuries.

“a hypnotic experience that takes on more layers of mystery and intrigue as it goes on. NNNN.” – Now Magazine, Toronto

“… one of the most incredible experiences with performance art that I’ve had in recent memory.” – Mooney on Theatre, Toronto

“Imagine a high-tech theatrical hybrid of the works of Marcel Proust and the Myst series of computer adventure games, and you’re in the ballpark of where Zuppa Theatre Co. is playing.” – Local Express, Halifax

Saturday, June 8 @ 3:00pm*

LOCATION: Alderney Gate Library

RUNTIME: 95 minutes

AUDIENCE NOTE: Mature content

*NOTE: This event is only open to Passholders. 

 

BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE
Stages Festival patrons can access the Archive on tablets and laptops, provided they are running the most up-to-date operating system. Please show up 20 minutes before showtime so members of the team can assist you.

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ZUPPA

Nova Scotia / Mi'kma'ki

Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, we aim to make extraordinary experiences that provoke the consideration of new perspectives and ideas. We prioritize questions over answers, and the discovery of possibility over the depiction of what is. This compels us to experiment with new forms and grapple with relevant questions of our time. We attempt to do this as generously as possible and have developed a unique collaborative process that favours the intuitive over the formulaic and thrives on the play between the imagined and the real.

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CREDITS

Starring (alphabetical)
Ursula Calder
Stewart Legere
Miranda Jones


with Jessica Lewis

Directed/Devised by Alex McLean
Lead Writer Kate Cayley
Technical Director Jessica Lewis

Sound Design by Brian Riley
Original Musical Score by Stewart Legere
Archive Illustrations by Colleen Arcturus MacIsaac
Web Development by Ned Zimmerman


 

ARTISTS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Arts Nova Scotia, The Canada Council for the Arts, The Craig Foundation
 

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  FESTIVAL SUPPORTERS  

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