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NiX: theatre of snow and ice

Featured in 2010 Cultural Olympiad in Whistler

NiX is Canada's first theatre of snow and ice.  This theatrical adventure follows two survivors and an arsonist through the fireworks at the end of the world. NiX is a frozen fantasy, complete with a flaming tuba, a snowman death scene and an explosive love story that will melt the coldest of hearts.

Developed with Alberta Theatre Projects and Ghost River Theatre.  Premiered at 2009 Enbridge playRites Festival in Calgary.

"The perfect setting for a glorious evening of theatrical fun and wonder....brilliantly original."   Bob Clark, Calgary Herald - Read Full Five-Star Review Here!

"What a unique and Canadian experience, a treasure trove of surprises."  J. Kelly Nestruck, The Globe and Mail

Written and Directed by Kendra Fanconi
Snow Set Design and Sculpting by Carl Schlichting
Music Composed by Mark Sylvester
Lighting Design by William Hales
Video Design by Keith Murray
Costume Design by Deneen MacArthur     
Performed by Rylan Wylkie, Lucia Frangione and Jennifer Esdale
Flaming Instruments performed by Andy Kimber and Ricardo Fonseca

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