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Rocko and Nakota: Tales from the Land
Written & Performed by Josh Languedoc


An isolated boy finds his way forward, and his own story, through a meeting with his Grandfather’s spirit.

About the Playwright

Josh is an Anishinaabe playwright/improviser/performer/educator from Saugeen First Nation and living in Edmonton, AB. Josh was the 2017/2018 Playwright in Residence at Workshop West Playwrights Theatre where he has developed: Starlight Journey (Workshop West, Citadel Theatre, Native Earth Performing Arts), Wolf Runner (Concrete Theatre), and Cree Shakespeare Adaptation (Thou Art Here Theatre). Josh also works as a theatre educator for the Citadel Theatre’s Foote Theatre School, Workshop West’s #writesofpassage, and Edmonton Public Schools.

Production History

This heartwarming production opened at the May 2019 Rubaboo Festival, and toured Central Alberta, Treaty 6, in Spring 2019.

The production was Written and Performed by Josh Languedoc, Directed by Barry Billinsky, and Designed by Ami Farrow.

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