The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Arts and Entertainment

Indigenous youth shared their experiences growing up at a storytelling showcase Saturday, Nov. 23. The youth explored their identity through songs, multimedia creations and dance.

For Katelyn Morishita, a life on stage was just a dream, but StoryBook Theatre took a chance on her as an actress. The theatre welcomed her into their family and gave her the opportunity to play a starring role in their latest production, Matilda.

After several years working in graphic design, Kyle Schneider felt his career was dull and boring. However, an unexpected creative opportunity inspired Schneider to pursue the art he felt passionate about. Now, Schneider uses art to destigmatize the awkward moments of sex by using humour to help promote a sex-positive culture at Taboo. 

When Mitchell Brady formed The Static Shift, he remembers struggling to get shows, but after winning CTV’s ‘The Launch,’ they are now planning to tour Alberta.