“Yūgen” follows three women and their stories. It is a journey through movement and creative speech that explores what it is like to live in the world as a woman and how we are socialized to believe we must race against the clock, race against others, and battle ourselves to achieve perfection.
Director: Madeleine Taylor-Gregg
Lighting Designer: Tristan Levacque
Sound Designer: Kate Pallesen
Written & Created by: Danielle Martens, Ashley Humphries, Cassandra Watson & Madeleine Taylor-Gregg
“Yūgen” takes place in the Joyce Doolittle Theatre at the Pumphouse and is recommended 18+ due to sexual content.
2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3C 3P5
“Yūgen” is presented by Reckless Daughter Creative as the recipient of the Oustanding Production Award from the ADFA Calgary Region One Act Play Festival, which took place March 2018. A HUGE thank you to the ADFA, the Pumphouse Theatres, and to Shari Wattling (our adjudicator).