Mia Van Leeuwen by Ryszard Hunka

Sunday March 10th – 7 p.m. @  Blue Cat Boxing Club $20 – $15
Tickets available at door or online (student price only available at door)

Ferocious local female fighters take the ring for Edgy Lucha, a series of wrestling matches in a feminist spirit of Lucha Libre, organized by Belgian experimental theatre artist Marijs Boulogne. In addition, Mia Van Leeuween performs a neo-burlesque half-time show, Hard Candy.

Featured wrestlers:
Kalamity * Sweet Cherrie * Dézirée * Pink Flash Kira * Angie Sky

After studying drama Marijs Boulogne created the Buelens Paulina Cie theatre company, co-founded with Bart Capelle and Manah Depauw; and creates Endless Medication. In her more recent works, Marijs continues her investigation of the intimate nature of feminine end sexuality (secretions, fluids, mucous membranes), on the border between friendship and betrayal, innocence and obscenity, ecstasy, desire, and lust.

Edmonton-based Mia Van Leeuwen is a performance artist, director, writer, producer and the co-Artistic Director of Out of Line theatre (alongside Ian Mozdzen. Currently, Mia is pursuing her MFA in Performance Studies at the University of Alberta. Hard Candy explores the tension between good-girl behaviour and the fierce and feral antics of a woman who want to fight.