Ganapati Stories

Ganapati Stories

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Company
Broken Tusk Creations
Creator(s)
Jackson Nair
Runtime
45 minutes

In the larger-than-life cast of characters of Hindu mythology, the sweet-toothed, mouse-riding, elephant-headed god Ganapati, is the largest and liveliest of all. Get to know one of the most popular gods in the world alongside a cast of unforgettable characters,
brought to life by a single storyteller.

Director's
Note: This show is my way of continuing the oral tradition by passing these stories on to others. As is custom, I am not telling the stories exactly as they were told to me. If you know these stories already, I guarantee you haven't heard mine.
Suitable for ages 4-12.

 

Credits

Creator
Jackson Nair
Production Manager
Jennifer Lee
Cast
Jackson Nair
Editor
Jed Kevin Perada

More about the company

This show was created by a mixed race member of the Indian diaspora.


Accessibility information

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Land acknowledgement

I would like to acknowledge the lands and waterways that the festival exists upon, and our privilege to live, work, play, create, and convene here. Much of the Fringe takes place on the ancestral territory of Tkaronto, 'the gathering place', which is home to the Anishinabek, the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Haudenosaunee, and the Wendat nations. I acknowledge these nations, as well as all nations recorded and unrecorded, acknowledged and unacknowledged, as the original and ongoing stewards and caretakers of this land that I have called home my whole life. My presence on this land often feels happenstance; the product of decisions made by my European settler ancestors almost two centuries ago and grandparents who immigrated to Canada from the Indian state of Kerala, trading one history of British colonialism for another. Calling this land my home comes with the duty, the responsibility, and the privilege, of caring for this land alongside those who were here long before me, and taking action against those who would do it harm.


Content advice

Suitable for all ages


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