The Ghomeshi Effect is a verbatim dance-theatre piece that tackles sexual violence in Canada, particularly how it is handled in the justice system, through an edited series of documented interviews, and uses dance to inform and interrogate the language used in the discussion of sexual violence.
People who’ve never had to go through any kind of sexual trauma really can’t relate, in the same way that I can’t relate to what it’s like to live in a war zone.
– The Ghomeshi Effect, Interview #6
The world premiere of The Ghomeshi Effect is presented as part of The Gladstone’s 2016-17 season, from January 19-28, 2017.
Creator/Director: Jessica Ruano | Choreographer: Amelia Griffin
Evening performances 7:30pm Tuesday to Saturday (no show on Monday)