Our picks this week: Modulus Festival, The Black Piece & Three Winters

2018 Modulus Festival (until Nov 6)

Music on Main presents the 2018 Modulus Festival, your chance to connect with leading musicians and composers from around the world in a celebration of new music. More information at musiconmain.ca.

Richard Uttley is among the many artists at this year's Modulus Festival.
Richard Uttley is among the many artists at this year’s Modulus Festival.

The Black Piece (Nov 6-8)

Acclaimed Dutch-Flemish choreographer Ann Van den Broek’s The Black Piece examines the qualities of the colour black – from elegant and seductive, to frightening and sinister. More information at thedancecentre.ca.

In The Black Piece, Five charismatic dancers and a camera operator lure the audience into the darkness,
In The Black Piece, five dancers and a camera operator lure the audience into the darkness.

Three Winters (Nov 7-17)

As part of The Ceasefire Series at The Cultch, comes the world premiere of Amiel Gladstone’s Three Winters. In this fictional re-contextualization of real-life events, a troupe of seven millennial actresses perform a play about prisoners in a WWII POW camp. More information at thecultch.com.

Three Winters asks audiences to question their assumptions about who we allow to play what parts and why. Photo by Emily Cooper.
Three Winters asks audiences to question their assumptions about who we allow to play what parts and why. Photo by Emily Cooper.