Mind of a Snail

Caws & Effect “Caws & Effect” will be at the Edmonton Fringe Festival August 14th-23rd!!!

Tickets go on sale August 4th >>> http://www.fringetheatre.ca/

Crows are re-dreaming the world. Is the future all it’s cracked up to be? Large scale shadow theatre from a bird’s eye view. Funny, beautiful and unique, with handmade layered projections, puppetry, masks, & an original musical score.

The critics are RAVEN!
★★★★★ “a gorgeous and wondrous work of art” -CBC
★★★★★ “a fantastical, unique experience” -Torontoist
★★★★1/2 “breathtaking” -Winnipeg Free Press

WINNER- Patron’s Pick Winnipeg Fringe
WINNER- Pick of the Fringe Vancouver Fringe
WINNER- Most Daring Show London Fringe
WINNER- Producer’s Pick London Fringe
WINNER- Patron’s Pick Toronto Fringe

Caws & Effect
by Mind of a Snail
Venue #2 ­ Backstage Theatre
10330 ­ 84th Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Fri Aug 14 ­ 3:30pm
Sat Aug 15 ­ 7:15pm
Sun Aug 16 ­ 1:15pm
Mon Aug 17 ­ 3:15pm
Wed Aug 19 ­ 5:15pm
Fri Aug 21 ­ 5:15pm
Sun Aug 23 ­ 1:45pm

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Mind of a Snail is a shadow puppet duo currently based out of Vancouver B.C. Since 2003, Chloé Ziner and Jessica Gabriel have been developing a multi-layered style of visual storytelling using overhead projectors as their main light source. Their performances combine originally crafted puppets, music, masks, and eclectic experiments in lighting and timing. Their “Compost-Modern” approach explores the interconnectedness between what is natural, what is artificial, and where everything blurs in between.

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Mind of a Snail has created innovative shadow theatre for organizations around BC and beyond, including Dusty FlowerPot Cabaret’s 2011 Jessie nominated “Hard Times Hit Parade”, Public Dreams Society, The Secret Lantern Society, In the House Festival, Vancouver Art Gallery, Still Moon Arts Society, Pacific Rim Whale Festival, Van Dusen Gardens, The City of Vancouver and many more.

Mind of a Snail’s show “Caws & Effect” won Patron’s Pick at both the Winnipeg and Vancouver Fringe Festivals in 2014. Their show “Against Gravity” was accepted into the National Series at the Toronto Summerworks Festival in 2014. They are also recipients of the 2013 Vancouver Fringe Festival’s Joanna Maratta Award for professional development.