In Sarnia, Ontario, an Indigenous community of 800 residents, is smothered by the Canadian petrochemical industry. Two sisters from Aamjiwnaang First Nation, Vanessa and Lindsay Gray, have dedicated themselves to fighting environmental racism and to protecting their community’s land, air and water.
A unique blend of documentary-theatre, playful projection design, and a charismatic script and performance engage and implicate audiences in 'The Chemical Valley Project'. This urgent production delves into difficult conversations on Indigenous treaty rights, the nature of contemporary Canadian identity and values, and Canada's notorious "chemical valley".
I highly recommend seeing this show for the important reality it exposes. To its diligent creators: thank you. Mooney on Theatre (Toronto)
I left The Chemical Valley Project with a sense of the value in stories, and with a model for what it takes to really listen and come to understand others’ lived experience... compelling because it is earnest, accessible, and very well told.- alt theatre magazine
This show is presented by Intrepid Theatre as part of solo performance festival UNO Fest (May 9 -19).