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Diversity in Theatre

Frances Koncan, 33, is preparing for the opening night of her show, Women of the Fur Trade. Koncan is Indigenous and she wants to see more Indigenous people represented in theatre.

Katie German, 36, is the Artistic Associate at Manitoba Theatre for Young People. Their show, The Mush Hole, is about residential schools. German says the play makes viewers ask important questions about Canada’s history.
Katie German chose the play, The Mush Hole, to be a part of Manitoba Theatre for Young People’s season this year. She is Indigenous and wanted viewers to feel represented on stage. YOUNG

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Diversity in Theatre
How diverse are Winnipeg's theatres? Rachel Young has the story.