Full Circle: First Nations Performance is a performing arts company that features nationally and internationally acclaimed and emerging Indigenous talent of all artistic disciplines. Full Circle is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada and produces work that reflects the traditions of Indigenous peoples through traditional and contemporary art. Through tours, invited performances, workshops, Full Circle’s annual “Talking Stick Festival” and “Talking Stick Roadshow”, Full Circle has become recognized throughout Canada and internationally. Full Circle also works regularly with an ensemble of Indigenous artists to develop upcoming works while providing opportunities for the community through internships and volunteer positions.
Please join us at the next year’s Talking Stick Festival from February 18th to March 2nd 2013 for a vibrant city-wide celebration of extraordinary Indigenous artists! First presented in 2001 as a cabaret, the Talking Stick Festival is an annual event that features local, regional, national and international Aboriginal artists. Its diverse programming showcases the talents of Aboriginal artists in a fusion of cabaret, music, dance, theatre and storytelling. The Talking Stick Roadshow is a revue style performance, complied of highlights from the annual Talking Stick Festival taken on the road! The Talking Stick Roadshow features artists such as; Canadian treasure and triple threat, Margo Kane; The TSF house band, Friends of the Indians; musical duo Sister Says; award winning slam poet Zaccheus Jackson plus many more and will reflect the wide range of programming the festival is known for. The Talking Stick Roadshow also offers the community opportunities to engage in workshops, invited artist discussions and master classes designed to develop and strengthen our artistic community and share our art forms.