20 episodes

Digital audio plays from a diverse group of artists exploring the question, “What does it mean to embrace all our relations?” Be provoked by this original fiction podcast and hear the stirring call to truth and reconciliation in our neighbourhoods, all across Canada. Captivating, unsettling, refreshing.


Nine audio dramas and nine artist interview episodes, with suggestions to learn more and engage the stories with your friends, plus audience talkbacks with artists and special guests over Zoom.


Gratefully created on Treaty 6 Territory and the traditional homeland of the Métis.


Subscribe and follow so you don’t miss an episode. See artists, episodes, and support our work with a donation at www.burntthicket.com.


Free to stream on demand on our website or wherever you get your podcasts, with closed captions available on our YouTube channel. (Audience advisory: Content may not suitable for children.)


We want to hear what you think – leave a comment on our social media or send your feedback though the widget on our website.


Produced by Burnt Thicket Theatre, an independent company producing theatre that brings awareness to real issues in our community, planting seeds for positive social change. We tell stories that change people’s lives.


Stephen Waldschmidt, artistic director

Tim Bratton, artistic associate

Brooklynn Bitner, marketing associate & graphic
designer

Yulissa Campos, producing associate

Danny Knight, community outreach associate


This project is made possible by a Digital Now Grant from Canada Council for the Arts, and by our major sponsors Shercom Industries, SK Arts, and Creative Saskatchewan.

We Treaty People Burnt Thicket Theatre

    • Fiction
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

Digital audio plays from a diverse group of artists exploring the question, “What does it mean to embrace all our relations?” Be provoked by this original fiction podcast and hear the stirring call to truth and reconciliation in our neighbourhoods, all across Canada. Captivating, unsettling, refreshing.


Nine audio dramas and nine artist interview episodes, with suggestions to learn more and engage the stories with your friends, plus audience talkbacks with artists and special guests over Zoom.


Gratefully created on Treaty 6 Territory and the traditional homeland of the Métis.


Subscribe and follow so you don’t miss an episode. See artists, episodes, and support our work with a donation at www.burntthicket.com.


Free to stream on demand on our website or wherever you get your podcasts, with closed captions available on our YouTube channel. (Audience advisory: Content may not suitable for children.)


We want to hear what you think – leave a comment on our social media or send your feedback though the widget on our website.


Produced by Burnt Thicket Theatre, an independent company producing theatre that brings awareness to real issues in our community, planting seeds for positive social change. We tell stories that change people’s lives.


Stephen Waldschmidt, artistic director

Tim Bratton, artistic associate

Brooklynn Bitner, marketing associate & graphic
designer

Yulissa Campos, producing associate

Danny Knight, community outreach associate


This project is made possible by a Digital Now Grant from Canada Council for the Arts, and by our major sponsors Shercom Industries, SK Arts, and Creative Saskatchewan.

    Christmas Presence 2022

    Christmas Presence 2022

    A unique mashup of stories and songs that explores the nativity with a messy but joyful hope. This is a live recording of our Christmas Presence event which took place on December 10, 2022
    Featuring performances by Tim Bratton**, Louise and Shane Buhler of Sunday Morning Riot, Darryl Dozlaw, Andrea Folster, Wyndham Thiessen, Louise Halfe, and Stephen Waldschmidt!
    Gratefully created on Treaty 6 Territory and the traditional homeland of the Métis.
    Subscribe or follow so you don't miss an episode. See artist bios, upcoming episodes, and support our work with a donation at www.burntthicket.com.
     
    Full Track Listing:
    Reading - Welcome
    Reading -  The Vexation of Barney Hatch (Part 1) by B.J. Chute, read by Tim Bratton**
    Song - Tiny Little King by Wyndham Thiessen
    Reading - A Reflection by Stephen Waldschmidt
    Song - In the Bleak Midwinter - Words by Christina Rossetti, Music by Gustav Holst, Sung by Louise Buhler
    Reading - A Reflection by Andrea Folster
    Song - Hard Candy Christmas by Carol Hall, Sung by Louise Buhler
    Reading -  The Vexation of Barney Hatch (Part 2) by B.J. Chute, read by Tim Bratton**
    Song - A New Song by Wyndham Thiessen 
    Reading - Reflection and 2 Poems "Kindness Marks the Advent" & "Landscape of the Heart" by Louise Halfe
    Song - Christmas Socks by Darryl Dozlaw
    Reading -  The Vexation of Barney Hatch (Part 3) by B.J. Chute, read by Tim Bratton**
    Song - Blue Bells by Darryl Dozlaw
    Reading - Unease by Scott Erickson (From his book Honest Advent), read by Stephen Waldschmidt
    Song - O Day of Peace by Carl P. Daw, sung by Louise Buhler
    Reading - Longest Night Prayer by  Carol Penner (leadinginworship.com), adapted and read by Andrea Folster
    Song - Peace on Earth  by U2, sung by Darryl Dozlaw
    Reading -  The Vexation of Barney Hatch (Part 4) by B.J. Chute, read by Tim Bratton**
    Song - Light of the World by Lauren Daigle, sung by Louise Buhler
    Reading - Thanks & Goodbye
    *Unless otherwise indicated the works here are original creations belonging to the artists
    **The participation of these Artists is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance Opera Theatre Policy (DOT), and under ACTRA's National COVID-19 Response Initiative.
     
    Free to stream on-demand on our website, Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts, with English subtitles/closed captions available on our YouTube channel.
     
    This project is made possible by our major sponsors Shercom Industries, SK Arts, and Creative Saskatchewan.

    • 1 hr 49 min
    Artists’ Interview for Land

    Artists’ Interview for Land

    A conversation with the artists who created Land

    • 57 min
    Land an audio drama by Stephen Waldschmidt

    Land an audio drama by Stephen Waldschmidt

    In the midst of spring seeding, a farmer is interrupted by the landowner. New voices join the fray, but what can break up entrenched opinions and cultivate common ground?

    • 28 min
    Artists’ Interview for Coffee Talk

    Artists’ Interview for Coffee Talk

    A conversation with the artists who created Coffee Talk

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Coffee Talk an audio drama by Marcel Petit

    Coffee Talk an audio drama by Marcel Petit

    Coffee, cookies, and a conversation about being. Two friends wrestle with what treaty even means as they share a cuppa Joe.

    • 15 min
    Artists’ Interview for Taken Before Birth

    Artists’ Interview for Taken Before Birth

    A conversation with the artists who created Taken Before Birth

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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