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Runs from Wednesday February 1 2023 to Sunday February 19 2023

Approximate running time: 1 hour


The Studio
161 115 9 Avenue SE
Calgary AB T2G 0P5

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Raising Stanley / Life with Tulia By Kim Kilpatrick, Karen Bailey and Bronwyn Steinberg Feb 23-Feb 19, 2023

A co-presentation with Inside Out Theatre

A multidisciplinary storytelling show about living and working with guide dogs. Blind storyteller and disability rights activist Kim Kilpatrick tells charming, insightful and surprising stories about her canine companions alongside acclaimed painter Karen Bailey’s beautiful portraits of Stanley, a guide dog puppy she raised. This collaboration documents the journey from puppy to working guide dog for the blind, incorporating storytelling, painting, theatre, video and music. And yes, Kim’s dog will be onstage!

Artists: Kim Kilpatrick, storyteller and co-creator Karen Bailey, visual artist and co-creator Bronwyn Steinberg, director and co-creator

Angela Schleihauf, composer Trudy Wohlleben, visual effects

Tulia, guide dog Stanley, model and muse Ginger, guide dog

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