diana kolpak



The story of Litty, a lion-tamer trapped in a ring where Death is the ringmaster, who uses memory and magic to help open Litty's heart to love in order to take the next step on her cosmic journey.

A marriage of dense, poetic text with a stylized physical gesture vocabulary.

Part 1 of the Circus Tragedy Trilogy

director: John Turner

lighting design: Sharon DiGenova

costume design: Rashmi Baird

dramaturgy: David Benjamin Tomlinson

running time: 40 minutes


The Theatre Centre, Toronto

Sarasvati Productions' Femfest, Winnipeg

photo credit: Kathleen Finlay