The Knitting Pilgrim and Stitched Glass Show
Kirk Dunn Knitter, Performer, Co-Writer
Kirk Dunn will be presenting his one-man play, The Knitting Pilgrim, featuring his Stitched Glass tapestries, at MHP on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 7pm-9pm. The large tapestries, designed in the style of stained glass windows, look at the commonalities and conflicts of the Abrahamic Faiths and took Kirk 15 years to knit. The play tells the story of his artistic and spiritual journey working on this ambitious project.
Kirk is a knitter, actor, and writer. He is also a PK a preachers kid: the product of three generations of Presbyterian ministers.
Stage credits include Billy Bishop Goes to War (Ergo Arts Theatre, Carousel); Merlin, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (YPT); Dads! The Musical (Charlottetown, Stirling, Drayton); Romeo and Juliet (Ford Centre); More Munsch (The Grand); The War Show, A Flea in Her Ear, Dont Dress for Dinner, and The Affections of May (Drayton).
Kirk has been knitting since 1988. In 1998, he apprenticed with Kaffe Fassett in England. In 2003, Kirk received a Chalmers Fellowship for Stitched Glass, an installation that took 15 years to knit. With The Knitting Pilgrim, he is now exploring the intersectionality of writing, performing and knitting his most exciting adventure yet. www.kirkdunn.com.
Morningside-High Park Presbyterian Church Toronto (View)
4 Morningside Ave
Toronto, ON M6S 1C2
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