In this solo performance by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard, copresented with Black Theatre Workshop, outspoken emcee ialli spits rhymes from the underground, relentlessly challenging poverty, oppression, and bad dancing. She learns, however, that the powers-that-be have been listening. Drawing on her own experience as an artist of colour, St. Bernard was inspired by Tunisian emcee Weld El 15, jailed in 2013 for his song “Boulicia Kleb” (Cops Are Dogs).
St. Bernard is an emcee, playwright, and administrator. Her play Gas Girls was a Governor General’s Literary Award finalist in 2011.
Sound of the Beast is produced by Theatre Passe Muraille.
This show will be presented in relax performances,
for the Saturday October 6th at 3pm session.