40 Places Called Home

40 Places Called Home

Developed by Ensemble  A multi-media project collecting stories, community photographs, and artifacts from Nova Scotia Black communities and present these in performance, video and visual arts exhibitions. Voices will develop the stories collected from project and...
Part of The Deal

Part of The Deal

Written by David Woods The play is set in 1963, in Africville – a Black village in the Halifax’s northend on the rim of the Bedford Basin. Africville residents are informed by the City of Halifax that their land is to be expropriated and that they have a year to...
The Monkeyhouse

The Monkeyhouse

Written by David Woods Nova Scotia has been transformed into a racist, totalitarian society modeled on apartheid South Africa by a new right-wing government called The Second Clan Under The Second Clan, Black Nova Scotians are now wards of the state with the...
EXTRAORDINARY ACTS

EXTRAORDINARY ACTS

Written by David Woods   A play exploring Halifax’s Black community experiences during the historic 1917 Halifax Explosion (hereafter referred to as HX).  The play’s action follows the life stories of four personalities of the time: Dr. Clement Ligoure...