North American premiere

Dachshund UN

Production Sponsor

Bennett Miller (Australia)

February 28 - March 3

About the Performance

Shock, delight, cacophony! A meeting of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights is staged with the help of specially recruited dachshunds in this wild performance installation. Joyful and chaotic, spectacular and fascinating, Dachshund UN questions our capacity to imagine and achieve a universal system of justice.

Admittance to this show is free on a first-come, first-served basis.

Suggested age: all ages.

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About Bennett Miller

Bennett Miller is a sculptor and installation artist from Perth, Australia who has recently been using live animals as performers within his works. Miller has created large-scale installation works for numerous group exhibitions and festivals within Australia. During this time, Miller has also held solo exhibitions at IASKA (2006), Canberra Contemporary Art Space (2007) and Chalk Horse (2009).

Extras

The Marketplace at Dachshund UN

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Come visit the indoor marketplace that will be open to the public before, during and after each performance of Dachshund UN, in the lobby between the Enwave Theatre and The Power Plant. There will be a vast assortment of wares available for purchase, including jewellery, clothing, accessories, fine art, and delicious Purina® Beneful® dog food and treats. The Canadian Dachshund Rescue and Helping Homeless Pets will also be on hand, just in case adopting a dachshund is on your to-do list.

Dachshund UN – talkshow

Friday, March 1, 2013

World Stage is committed to providing you with live performance of unparalleled quality. Part of that commitment includes exclusive opportunities to engage with the artists and performers involved with the work. Please stay around after the performance for an informative and engaging talkshow, hosted by Stephanie D’Amico, director of Loop Gallery. Admission is free for those in attendance.

The Marketplace at Dachshund UN

Friday, March 1, 2013

Come visit the indoor marketplace that will be open to the public before, during and after each performance of Dachshund UN, in the lobby between the Enwave Theatre and The Power Plant. There will be a vast assortment of wares available for purchase, including jewellery, clothing, accessories, fine art, and delicious Purina® Beneful® dog food and treats. The Canadian Dachshund Rescue and Helping Homeless Pets will also be on hand, just in case adopting a dachshund is on your to-do list.

The Marketplace at Dachshund UN

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Come visit the indoor marketplace that will be open to the public before, during and after each performance of Dachshund UN, in the lobby between the Enwave Theatre and The Power Plant. There will be a vast assortment of wares available for purchase, including jewellery, clothing, accessories, fine art, and delicious Purina® Beneful® dog food and treats. The Canadian Dachshund Rescue and Helping Homeless Pets will also be on hand, just in case adopting a dachshund is on your to-do list.

The Marketplace at Dachshund UN

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Come visit the indoor marketplace that will be open to the public before, during and after each performance of Dachshund UN, in the lobby between the Enwave Theatre and The Power Plant. There will be a vast assortment of wares available for purchase, including jewellery, clothing, accessories, fine art, and delicious Purina® Beneful® dog food and treats. The Canadian Dachshund Rescue and Helping Homeless Pets will also be on hand, just in case adopting a dachshund is on your to-do list.

From the blog

Katie McMillan discusses Dachshund UN

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World Stage artistic director Tina Rasmussen discusses Dachshund UN

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Meet Dachshund UN Creator Bennett Miller

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