Wildside

The Whiteface Cabaret

Produced by Whiteface Productions
Created & Performed by Lady Vanessa Cardona & Todd Houseman

The Whiteface Cabaret is a narrative about appropriation and features character masks and guest performers. Free event.

January 12 - 31, 2021
26 mins
laurels
Best Performance – Alberta Film & Television (Rosie) Awards
Whiteface is a biting commentary about appropriation of Indigenous culture, colonization and the search for identity amid a backdrop of trauma, and if that’s not enough to sell you on it, it is also hilarious!

About

A spinoff of the play Whiteface by the same creators, The Whiteface Cabaret is a digital performance that features masks, dance, existential dread and more! This cross-continental collaboration will be beamed right to your living room and will dazzle you with its performance of race and politics.

A full-length film version of Whiteface is available online, presented through Telus’s Storyhive. 

Cast

Lady Vanessa Cardona
Creator/Performer
Todd Houseman
performer/creator

Live Interview

On the night of the premiere, watch a live interview with Todd Houseman at 7PM.

Creative Team

Performances by:
Andy Assaf
Ben Gorodetsky
Sara Meleika

Captions by Elise Jason