Falling Iguana Theatre

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About

Falling Iguana Theatre is a physical theatre company based out of Toronto, Ontario. Our original productions are collectively created, and feature character-driven stories told largely through movement.

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Falling Iguana Theatre would like to acknowledge that the land on which we operate is the traditional unceded territory of the Anishinaabe, the Haudenosaunee and the Huron-Wendat. We are honoured and grateful to be able to live, work and create art on these lands.

-Co- Artistic Directors
Alexa Higgins & Ian Ottis Goff

News

TOURING IGUANAS: AN '81MINUTES' TOUR FUNDRAISER!

March 17th, 2022

The 81 Minutes tour fundraiser on March 17th, 2022 was an astounding success! We reached our goal and the number keeps climbing! The performances and readings by the fantastic collaborators were definitely a huge hit and the raffle prizes were won by Jake Martin, Wendy Goff and an anonymous donor. 
The donations raised will contribute towards venue rental costs, accommodations for artists, artist fees and transportation fees. 
Falling Iguana Theatre would like to say a sincere THANK YOU to the amazing performers/contributors from all across Canada!:

Dani Brun
Jean-Michel Cliche
Justin Shaw
Ian Ottis Goff
Darrell Mesheau
Benton Hartley
Jake Martin
Raine O'Connor
Alexa Higgins
Daniel Entz
Lexi MacRae
Neomi Iancu Haliva
Sydney Hallett
Mona Hillis
Jilly Hanson

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81 Minutes mini-tour!

February 17, 2022

Falling Iguana Theatre is thrilled to announce that we will be taking our second original production 81 Minutes on a short tour of Atlantic Canada. Our first stop, on April 22nd, will be in Fredericton, New Brunswick, where the show premiered. From there we will go to Sackville, New Brunswick in partnership with Live Bait Theatre on the 23rd. 

Our last show will be in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia on April 24th. 

Lots more information to come! 

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Grid City Magazine review of 81 Minutes 

July 23, 2021

Written by Matt Carter

“Encompassing an astounding spectrum of emotion that includes plenty of comedy and energy, 81 Minutes is a true powerhouse production from start to finish.”

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81 Minutes will be the mainstage production for the 2021 NotaBle Acts Theatre Festival in Fredericton, NB. 

July 22-25, evening performances and an added matinee at 2pm on Saturday the 24th at the TNB Open Space Theatre

(From nbacts.com)

Dawn hasn’t yet cracked on the Boston horizon. It is March 18, 1990, and at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, something is afoot that will go down in history as one of the world’s most successful and notorious art heists. But right now, it is quiet, save for two police officers, heading this way… In this rip-roaring piece of speculative historical dramedy, co-creators Alexa Higgins and Ian Goff invigorate the heist genre with slapstick antics and a constantly shuffling cast of colourful characters. Featuring performances from Jilly Hanson, Neomi Iancu Haliva, Jean-Michel Cliche, Ian Goff, and Alexa Higgins


July 22-25, 7:30 p.m., at Theatre New Brunswick’s Open Space Theatre. Tickets will be available at the door for 20$ regular, 15$ senior/student/underwaged. Limited seating available. Contact dev.rockwell19@unb.ca to reserve tickets.

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The Visitorium (Ottawa) review of DIANA (I knew you where we were fourteen), 2020 NAC/Facebook Livestream)

April 22, 2020

Written by Kevin Reid

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2020 DIANA livestream.

April 21, 2020

DIANA (I knew you when we were fourteen) was shared via livestream over Facebook on April 21st, 2020 @3pm EDT. The performance was presented in association with the National Arts Centre's #Canadaperforms initiative.

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Life With More Cowbell (Toronto) review of DIANA (I knew you when we were fourteen), 2019 Toronto Production.

September 13, 2019

Written By Cate McKim

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For bookings and all other communications.

Toronto, Ontario

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