Through kinetic dance, immersive imagery and an original live score, Stones considers the spectrum and history of violence against women by focusing on one of its most extreme iterations: the practice of stoning. Don’t miss this unique and powerful work created by a diverse cast of some of Toronto’s most fierce and gifted female artists.
“Stones takes on gender-based violence with heart-piercing lyricism…the work has an urgency at its core issue that is embodied by its impassioned, fiercely kinetic ensemble.” – NOW Magazine
“Part abstract expression, part testimonial—#stonesTO integrates elements of physical theatre, projected imagery and live musical score to forge a audio-visual tapestry…exceptionally well-performed…a breathtaking eruption of cold information made flesh.” – Mooney On Theatre
Roshanak Jaberi’s Interview with She Does The City:
Lead Creator & Director - Anita La Selva
Performers - Roshanak Jaberi, Lilia Leon, Sarah Murphy-Dyson, Nickeshia Garrick, Roula Said, Anoshinie Muhundarajah, Waleed Abdulhamid
Scenography - Trevor Schwellnus
Costume Design - Jackie Chau
Sound Design - Maddie Bautista
Stage Manager - Christina Cicko
Technical Direction/Production Management - Remington North
Dramaturgical Consultant - Soheil Parsa
Photo - Jeremy Mimnagh
Stones was created by Anita La Selva with Nickeshia Garrick, Roshanak Jaberi, Lilia Leon, Roula Said, Katelyn McCulloch, Tosha Doiron, Krystal Kiran and Michelle Polak.