X
Read our response to COVID-19 and sign up for updates | View our current Customer Support status
  View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
First Peoples' Performing Arts Festival
The Royal Theatre
Gananoque, ON
Share this event:


The First Peoples Performing Arts Festival - the owner and Artistic Director of The Royal Theatre Thousand Islands, Kevin John Saylor, is a Mohawk of Kahnawake whose proud ancestry has informed his love of the Arts along with his formal education in theatre. Kevin has conceived this festival as the Royals' opportunity to celebrate Native contributions to the Performing Arts scene in Canada.

Hosting such an event at the Royal is especially appropriate for several reasons. The town of Gananoque owes a great deal to the First People of the Thousand Islands, especially those who made history defending this Nation alongside colonists in the War of 1812 and yet acknowledgement of these people is nearly invisible in a town that, ironically, bears a Haudenosaunee (Iroquoian) name.

The Royal Theatre is also very grateful to Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, and Aboriginal Business Canada for their support through their associations with the Waubetek Business Corporation and the Indian Agricultural Program of Ontario. These organizations have contributed significantly to making this Indigenous-owned theatre go from being a dream to a reality and a place where people of many cultures may join together to celebrate the Performing Arts.

For the First Peoples Performing Arts Festival, the Royal Theatre Thousand Islands is looking forward to presenting a variety of Indigenous Artists, of all performance disciplines, from both urban and reservation communities. We hope you will come celebrate their contributions to the Canadian Performing Arts Scene with us!

Presented by: THE ROYAL THEATRE
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.

Location

The Royal Theatre (View)
75 King Street East
Gananoque, ON K7G 1E8
Canada

Categories

None

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact


Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
Phone
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Careers
Developers
Help
U.S. COVID-19 Event Restrictions
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Find out about local events
Get daily or weekly email notifications of new and discounted events in your neighborhood.
Sign up for local events
Connect with us
Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Instagram
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Use of this service is subject to the Terms of Usage, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2020 Mobile EN ES FR