Unikkaaqtuat received a warm reception at the NAC on January 9th, delighting and surprising a full house. After the show, cast, crew, and NAC staff gathered to celebrate and hear words from Unikkaaqtuat’s Co-Directors. Special recognition was given to Germaine Arnaktauyok, whose illustrations are an integral part of the storytelling in Unikkaaqtuat.
”Inspired by the illustrations of Inuit artist Germaine Arnaktauyok, Unikkaaqtuat (meaning “Old Stories” in English) explores 12 Inuit legends and myths of creation through the use of circus arts, music, theatre, and video production. ” – Ottawa Matters
”Beautiful, vibrant Unikkaaqtuat brings Inuit creation stories to life” – Ottawa Citizen