Room by ARTICLE 11

Sat March 30 - Sat March 30, 2019
Room by ARTICLE 11

Short-Term Residency with Arts Commons
Created and Produced by ARTICLE 11

Engineered Air Theatre
Workshop Performance, Saturday March 30, 2019
Doors and durational performance begins at 5:00pm and ends at 9:00pm

A journey back to a silenced household in suburban 1970’s. Room is written by Tara Beagan (Ntlaka’pamux) and creatively led by Andy Moro (Mixed Euro/Omuskego Cree) who collectively make up ARTICLE 11 (A11). A11 is an is an Indigenous arts activist creation and production company founded by these two artists in 2013, and this workshop of Room is the first-step in what is being conceived as a grand-scale performance installation project. Room sees Telly James (Installation Embodiment) and Owen Soop (Installation Embodiment) overlap time and place by occupying space.

Andy Moro – Creator
Tara Beagan – Text Contributor
Telly James – Installation Embodiment
Owen Soop – Installation Embodiment
Stacy Da Silva – Installation Embodiment

Audiences are invited to view this durational workshop performance in the Engineered Air Theatre any time from 5:00pm – 9:00pm on Sat March 30, 2019. There are 3 different viewing areas that audiences may observe the performance from and are free to arrive, leave, and return at any time from 5:00pm – 9:00pm. Coffee, tea, and water will be available.

This is a FREE performance, anyone wishing to join is kindly asked to RSVP below.

This venue (and 2 of the 3 vantage points to view the performance) is wheelchair accessible.

This performance is best suited for individuals aged 14+ due to mature content.

Gender neutral accessible washrooms are available in this venue. Gender specific accessible washrooms are available by speaking with our Front of House Staff.

This space is accepting of all-types of difference, and all attendees have a right to feel safe at Arts Commons regardless of age, ancestry, colour, family status, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental disability, physical disability, place of origin, race, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or source of income (Alberta Human Rights Act). To this end, Arts Commons will not tolerate abusive or discriminatory behaviour, please know that such behaviour is grounds for removal from the event. If you witness abusive or discriminatory behaviour please speak with a member of staff.

We regret that a relaxed performance, audio described performance, or audio-enhanced/subtitles are not available for this presentation. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or comments:

Please do not hesitate to call our box office with any questions or concerns regarding ticketing or accessibility: 403-294-9494.

To make planning your trip a bit easier, the most convenient parking can be found in the Arts Commons Parkade or across the street in the City Hall Parkade (attached by a +15 with an elevator). Arts Commons is also easily accessible by Calgary Transit (the C-Train is a block away) and the Centre City Cycle Track Network (there are bike racks out front of each entrance on 8th Ave SE).




Ideal for: Performances, presentations, lectures, weddings
Capacity: 185 – Theatre-style seating 150 – Cocktail reception  80 - dinner
Stage: Stage measures 11’ deep x 34’ wide 
Accessibility: Theatre seating includes wheelchair accessible seats
Included: customizable theatre lighting, standard room set-up, private lobby, event planning support 

Completed in 1994 the Engineered Air Theatre carries on the tradition of having a theatre located in its exact location for over 100 years, even incorporating rescued decorative elements from the old Empress Theatre into both its theatre and lobby design. In the summer of 2016, the Engineered Air had a face lift with the comfier chairs and updated décor.