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Nothing But Sky

  • two actors on stage infront of cloud projections

The Only Animal is known for it’s imaginative locales, creating theatre in swimming pools, in a theatre of snow and ice, and on False Creek. Their new offering, Nothing But Sky, takes place inside a live drawing with the story of the Canadian who first drew Superman.

Meet Joe, the artist, his best friend, Jerry, the writer, and Joanne, the original model for Lois Lane and the girl they both love. Get on board the skyrocket as their creation goes from slushpile to the most popular Superhero of all times. The play becomes a living comic book, where real and drawn characters merge as we discover that our closest friends are equal parts Villain and Hero. But the real danger comes when DC Comics gets a hold of Superman, and what you created might return to destroy you.

With 3-D projection mapping, paneled action sequences, and an animation team that includes Paul Dutton (Academy Award winner for Triplets of Belleville,) Nothing But Sky is a comic book biopic, where we leap off the cliffs of artistry and love… and hope that we can fly.

PRODUCTION CREDITS

DATE: January 2014

VENUE: The Dance Centre

WITH:


Director/ Playwright

Kendra Fanconi

Sound Designer

Eric Rhys Miller

Production Manager

Colin Cooper

Video Designer/ Makeup Design

Keith Murray

Lighting Design/ Set Design/ Sound Avatar

Bill Hales

Costume Design

Christine Reimer

Composer

Mark Sylvester

Stage Manager

Kelly Barker

Animation Intern

Danielle Gotell

Animation Intern

Maziar Mehrabi

Animation Intern

Samantha Tsang

Actor (Joe Shuster)

Amitai Marmorstein

Actor (Jerry Siegal)

Robert Olguin

Actor (Joanne Kovacs)

Dawn Petten

Box Office Manger

Nita Bowerman

Head Carpenter/ Technical Director

Ryan Murcar

Publicist

Emma Lancaster

Videographer/ Photographer

Michael Sider