A story everyone knows,
from the vantage of a woman no one remembers.
A new chamber opera by Métis playwright Marie Clements and Juno-winning composer Brian Current, Missing gives voice, in English and Gitxsan, to the story of Canada's missing and murdered Indigenous women. Set in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside and along the Highway of Tears, Missing is a poetic expression of loss and hope, its creation led by aboriginal theatre and opera artists.
Pacific Opera Victoria is collaborating with City Opera Vancouver to create and produce this new opera.
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Marie Clements (Métis) is an award‐winning writer, director, and producer of film, television, radio, new media, and live performance. Her work as a filmmaker includes the 2015 docudrama Number 14, the 2013 short drama Pilgrims, and the recent NFB documentary The Road Forward (2017). She has also written the libretto for the opera Missing, a col... more info