The Encounter Company returns to the work of Symbolist playwright Samuel Beckett with its timely new production of ROCKABY
In an example of Beckett’s minimalistic prowess, featuring just one performer and a run time of just 15 minutes, ROCKABY remains a poignant exploration of the themes of agism, isolation, grief and class.
Orignally intended for a live audience in our home at the Abattoir Studio, Theatre Encounter’s ROCKABY has been reimagined as a dynamic film presentation directed by filmmaker Emil Agopian.
June 30-July 7, 2021
ROCKABY by Samuel Beckett
Directed for stage by MICHAEL FENTON
Film direction, editing & Design by EMIL AGOPIAN
Performance & Sound by VAL DUNCAN
Presented at the Abattoir Studio (Calgary AB) with special arrangement with Concorde Theatricals.
Theatre Encounter gratefully acknowledges our sponsors and funders: Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Calgary Arts Development, and the AGLC.