One Trunk Theatre is thrilled to be partnering with Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) on this very important new work. Refuge, a new production spearheaded by Andraea Sartison, Liam Zarrillo, and Caroline Wintoniw that illuminates the current situation in Emerson, Manitoba with a large number of asylum seekers crossing the boarder since early 2017.

This project has been in development for a year and has included multiple workshop and interviews with refugees, sponsorship agencies, private sponsors and most recently the community of Emerson.

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Drawing on the traditions of documentary and verbatim theatre, but with a dramatic edge- this project brings to life a vital story happening in our province right now.

The show is in development and set to premiere as part of One Trunk Theatre 2017/18 season.