MPS 2014 Show Three: Through the Gaze of a Navel


Through the Gaze of a Navel

More fun than you ever thought you would have in downward dog.

By Emelia Symington Fedy and Anita Rochon
Performed by Emelia Symington Fedy

April 23 – 27, 2014 
The Anderson Street Space

Through the Gaze of a Navel  is a performance in the form of a yoga class that you can either participate in or observe. It is led by self-proclaimed advice expert Emelia Symington Fedy, a woman who has consumed every new-age pop-psych medicine she could get her hands on. She asks the big questions while guiding you through a physical journey suitable for people of all levels of experience. Emelia’s take is irreverent but the darkness is real. More than a regular yoga class or a mere kiss-and-tell of a life-long obsession, Through the Gaze of a Navel sets a spiritual quest in a hilarious context.

VENUE: Anderson Street Space (1405 Anderson Street, Granville Island)
DATES: April 23 – 27, 2014


Wed April 23 – 7pm, 8pm
Thurs April 24 – 7pm, 8pm
Fri April 25 – 7pm, 8pm
Sat April 26 – 2pm, 7pm
Sun April 27 – 2pm, 3pm

DURATION: 45 minutes

TICKETS: $10 general admission, seating is limited.
Click here to buy tickets.
Photo by Tim Matheson

ES Fedy headshotEmelia Symington Fedy

Emelia Symington Fedy is co-artistic director of The Chop. In under ten years she has been a part of making twenty new pieces of theatre in BC with companies such as Leaky Heaven, Theatre Melee, Solo Collective, Arts Club, Greenthumb, Caravan Farm Theatre, Axis Theatre and Radix. Emelia is also an Artistic Associate with Radix and is looking forward to adapting The Tibetian Book of the Dead for their upcoming project TBD. Emelia is also a freelance radio producer and writer for CBC radio and because of her popular website tryingtobegood.com, she is now working on her first book.

Anita Rochon

Anita Rochon

Anita Rochon is a Vancouver-based director who has been involved in the development of more than 20 new pieces of theatre. She co-artistic directs The Chop Theatre in Vancouver with Emelia Symington Fedy, which has produced numerous new works including KISMET one to one hundred and How to Disappear Completely. She is a graduate of Studio 58 (Acting) and the National Theatre School of Canada (Directing) and was awarded the Siminovitch Protégé prize and a Mayor’s Arts Award.





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