Photo: Wayne Eardley


Performances May Be Permanent is a theatre-dance tour across wide-ranging territory: Glenn Gould, a dying mother, the nature of memory, the inner workings of a brain hooked on music, and the redemptive power of connection.


Kate Story is a performer and writer, born and raised in Newfoundland and now living in Ontario. She is this year’s recipient of the Ontario Arts Foundation’s K.M. Hunter Award in Theatre.

Ker Wells has directed works for Canadian Stage Company, NACL Theatre (NY), Cleveland Public Theatre, and many other companies and independent artists. Ker co-founded Number Eleven Theatre and Primus Theatre. He has taught at the National Theatre School and Humber College, and presently teaches theatre at Simon Fraser University.

Bill Brennan’s expertise as a pianist, percussionist, composer and producer can be heard on some 100 albums to date. His album Solo Piano 2 won the MusicNL Instrumental album of the year in 2008, and he was named the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Artist of the Year for 2006. He directs the Memorial University Jazz Ensemble and Gamelan Sagara Asih  (the Memorial University Gamelan Ensemble).

Ryan Kerr is a performer and theatre/dance tech. He is the artistic director of a small black box theatre in Peterborough, The Theatre on King.


Choreographer and writer: Kate Story
Performers: Kate Story and Bill Brennan
Director: Ker Wells
Lighting designer and rehearsal director: Ryan Kerr
Music: J. S. Bach, Alice Story

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