BLACK EXPLOSION (2018)

BLACK EXPLOSION (2018)

Stories collected by David Woods Directed by David Woods A multi-media presentation (drama, video, music, storytelling) of Black community’s experiences during the 1917 Halifax Explosion. Featuring the testimonials of Dr. Clemente Ligoure (Nova Scotia’s first Black...
THE RETURN (2017)

THE RETURN (2017)

Written and directed by David Woods Vicki Flemming, a beautiful, ‘married to wealth’ socialite suddenly returns to her family home in the rural Black community of Coleville, NS after a decade of living in Vancouver. Initially, her visit appears to be an attempt to...
SPEAKING IN TONGUES (2016)

SPEAKING IN TONGUES (2016)

Stories by Louise DeLisle, Wanda Robson, Vetty Thomas, David Woods Edited and directed by David Woods Four noted storytellers present African Nova Scotia tales taken from history (Birchtown Loyalists), family (Viola Desmond and family, Halifax; Fraser family, North...
ONCE: AFRICVILLE STORIES (2015-2018)

ONCE: AFRICVILLE STORIES (2015-2018)

Written and directed by David Woods A more developed version of ‘Once: Africville Stories’ Voices popular play on the expropriation and destruction of the Black community of Africville. New monologues and video of the Africville community were added to the script.  ...
WITNESS (2004)

WITNESS (2004)

Written and directed by David Woods The arrest of African Canadian businesswoman and civil rights pioneer Viola Desmond at the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow on November 6, 1946 is captured in this short dramatic presentation.   Performances history Feb. 2004 Share...
THE RETURN (2003)

THE RETURN (2003)

Written and directed by David Woods Jimmy ‘Butterboy’ Willis meets the ghost of Rev Richard Preston (a runaway slave who came to Nova Scotia in search of his mother and later the organizer of the African United Baptist churches across the province) who takes him on a...