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THE WALL EYE MAGAZINE

August 2021 Issue

Hoop dancers Kinew and Saagatay Councillor from Naicatchewenin First Nation are the stars of Woodlands Groove. The short film is a product of Superior Theatre Festival 2020 project. Although the annual event is taking a break in 2021, artistic Director Donna Marie Baratta will be focusing on “restructuring, rebuilding, rethinking and revisioning” the beloved festival. 

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THE WALL EYE MAGAZINE

April 2021 Issue

The Wall Eye Magazine talks to playwright Alycia Novak about the development of her piece: Alex The Artist.  

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THE WALL EYE MAGAZINE

February 2021 Issue

The Wall Eye Magazine discusses the release of our Undercurrents Project.   

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CBC NEWS

December 21, 2020

CBC News covers our undercurrents project that celebrates the City of Thunder Bay's 50th anniversary and history.  

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THE WALL EYE MAGAZINE

August 2020 Issue

The Wall Eye Magazine names STF as one of the top 5 things to do and also highlights a Dancer's ability to adapt with the festival and its Undercurrents project going online.   

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ALLIANCE OF CANADIAN DANCE NETWORKS

August 14, 2020

Artistic and Managing Director Donna Marie Baratta discusses moving the festival online and celebrating the City of Thunder Bay with undercurrents.  

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THE CHRONICLE JOURNAL

August 5, 2020 

The Chronicle Journal spotlights Superior Theatre Festival's online season and the talent of Thunder Bay being put into view.  

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THE WALL EYE MAGAZINE

July 2020 Issue

The Wall Eye Magazine highlights STF's revised plans for their 5th Anniversary season in the face of COVID-19 as well as their season announcement.  

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THE WALL EYE MAGAZINE

July 2019 Summer Festival Issue

The Wall Eye Magazine points to Superior Theatre Festival as the place to be for some summer fun and exciting cultural events.  

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CHRONICLE JOURNAL

July 22, 2019

Puppetry masterclass - free for youth 12-21 - no experience required 

RADIO

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CBC RADIO

August 17 2020

Five years ago Donna-Marie Baratta started the Superior Theatre Festival. It's a multi-disciplinary arts festival that now takes place each summer in Thunder Bay. Not only does it stage performances, but it also presents classes and other development opportunities for artists and young people. This year's festival kicks off Tues., Aug. 18, and things will be different due to COVID-19. Donna-Marie Baratta is the artistic and managing director, and she spoke to host Amy Hadley about this year's festival on Up North. 

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CBC RADIO

July 15 2019 

A shy young girl sets out on a quest to stand up to the evil King ... and bring freedom back to all the artists in the land. That's the plot of Alex the Artist, a featured performance at the Superior Theatre Festival this year. We'll hear more about it. 

TELEVISION

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TB NEWS WATCH

December 29, 2020 

Thunder Bay News Watch talks to Artistic Director Donna Maries Baratta about using Thunder Bay's landmarks as the backdrop for UNDERCURRENTS.  

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TB NEWS WATCH

July 22, 2019 

Thunder Bay News Watch visits Mike Peterson's puppet master class at STF and discusses its uses in storytelling, as well as its use in Alex The Artist. 

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AROUND TOWN

July 19, 2019 

Around Town with Fiona Gardiner discusses the history of and the exciting changes in STF's 2019 season. 

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WHAT'S HAPPENING

July 5, 2019 

Thunder Bay News Watch announces the return of the festival and encourages young people to attend their workshops and masterclasses. 

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WHAT'S HAPPENING

June 28, 2019 

Fiona Gardiner from Thunder Bay News Watch announces Alex The Artist as this year's Young Company production and promotes the auditions to be a part of this company for anyone ages 12-21.  

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