Yukon Ho! (Tall Tales from the Great White North: Chapter 3 – Skinning a Squirrel)

Yukon Ho! Is a sort of dance show about the character and characters of the Yukon Territory in Northern Canada. It is all mostly true.

Premiere June 15, 2018 at the Rose Theatre in Kingston.

Choreography and Performance: “Intrepid Jen” Jennifer Irons

Writer and Rehearsal Director: Robert “Skookum” Churchill

Movement Consultant: Christian “Double Bit” From

Costume and Design: Claire “Ginger Princess” Campbell

Prosthetics: “Efficacious” Emily Tidball

Researcher (Whitehorse) “Doodle Deb” Debbie Frizzell

Dramaturgy: “Dramaturgical Don” Donald Hutera

Fake Service Poem written by Rob Churchill

Spell of the Yukon written by Robert Service – “Bawdy Rhymer of the Yukon”

Thank you to: DanceWest, SouthEast Dance, Brighton Youth Centre, Kingston University, Rambert School and Wayne McGregor Studios Free Space Program for rehearsal space and artistic support. Special thank you to Rosie Witney-Fish, Donald Hutera, Linzi Whitton and Emily James-Farley, “Double Down” Darren Bartsch and “Calamity Kate” Davidson of Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Society, Nick Lawson, Zach Walker, Joel Irons and all the Yukoners who have shared their tall tales (true or otherwise).

Produced by DanceWest for Ignition Festival 2018, supported by Arts Council England and Royal Borough of Kingston.