hors-jeu/offside - Research + Development
Multiple phases in 2022/2023 - Vancouver, Canada + Montreal, Canada
'Why don't you do something with your fucking life,
During her shift, the office phone won't stop ringing. She decides to pick up and is faced with a man in distress. As she tries to get her life back on track, she is faced with a harrowing dilemma: choose to help someone on the edge of a precipice or hangup and attempt to mend a precarious relationship with her daughter.
Despite being free and having paid her dues to society, she carries the weight of her past mistakes, while those around her question her ability for redemption.
In hors-jeu/offside, Cory Haas investigates the many facets and repercussions of abuse in our beloved sport. Through interviews, personal testimony, and theatre approches, he unabashedly takes on the pervasive attitudes of those who playm live it,
For this project, we acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and la Fondation de l'ATFC.
Production // no comment. th(é)âtre
Concept // Cory Haas
Performance // Cory Haas