written and performed by Andrew Gaboury
choreographed and directed by Kallee Lins
with the outside eye of Thea Fitz-James
totem. is an exploration of one man’s emotional, mental landscape as he confronts his crumbling relationship and is presented with a fantastic manifestation of his ideals. totem. began life as a short story, mostly written by stream-of-conscious, influenced by the performance of spoken-word poetry. To help bring it from story to stage, Andrew enlisted the help of choreographer/director Kallee Lins.
totem. first appeared at the James North Studio in Hamilton as part of the 2013 Hamilton Fringe Festival. It was later refined and brought to Toronto in a double-bill with NAKED LADIES and the help of hub14.