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MIATF 2016 Press Release

MIATF 2016 Press Release


May 17 and 18th, 2016, La Sala Rossa
The eleventh annual Montreal International Anarchist Theatre Festival (MIATF) – the world’s biggest and only anarchist theatre festival – will present 20 artists (six groups) from Santiago, Berlin, the USA, Ontario, the Gaspé and Montreal for two nights of provocative, socially engaged, freedom-loving theatre, Tues May 17th & Wed May 18th, at La Sala Rossa, 4848 boul St-Laurent, 7:30pm.

Program highlights include a dynamic musical theatre piece from Chile inspired by the 2011 student strike that changed Chile’s education system (with references to a murdered anarchist poet from the early 20th century), and the powerful physical theatre of a Berlin-based Spanish troupe exploring the life of disgruntled dishwashers in a luxury restaurant.

Advance tickets $13 each night, or $20 for a two-night special, available either from the anarchist bookstore L’Insoumise, 2033 boul. St-Laurent (514- 313-3489), or on the Sala Rossa’s website. www.lasalarossa.com No reserved seats. 

Tuesday May 17 :
• Justice, Tallercito (Berlin)
SMV, A. Esmie Wright (Maryland, USA)
• Ni clowne, ni femme!,Vichama (Mtl/Gaspésie))

Wednesday May 18:
• El Montaje. ¿Quién conoce a Gómez Rojas?,Teatro Fresa Salvaje (Chile)
• Indigestion collective ou comment domper sa peau de lézard dans fosse aux chacals,
Le théâtre des petits paradigmes poreux (Mtl)
• No Past, No Future, Derek Atkinson, (Brockville)

Friday May 20th, is the MIATF closing party at the Casa del Popolo with Cohete, the actor/musician rad punk/Latino/ska band from Chile; Chârogne, local feminist punks, and the post-rock post-everything trio, Crocodile! Tickets are $5 – $10 at the door.   – 30-

INFO: festivaltheatreanarchiste@yahoo.ca