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Friday, November 17, 2017
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Sunday, November 26, 2017
Missing
Composer: Brian Current

Librettist: Marie Clements
Synopsis
Ava, a young white woman, is thrown from her car and badly injured in a crash on Highway 16. She sees another body – a young native girl – lying on the ground. Their eyes meet. Some time after the accident, Ava returns to class at law school with her friend Jess and ex-boyfriend Devon. A guest lecturer, Dr. Wilson, addresses the class about the Missing and Murdered Women in Canada. Jess argues with Dr. Wilson and feels betrayed when Ava won't support her. The friendship is shattered. We see a moment between the Native Mother and her adult son, at their cabin; a flashback shows him as a teenager playing with his much younger sister. In downtown Vancouver, Ava sees images of the Native Girl in the store windows. She unexpectedly meets Devon, and their love for each other is renewed. Ava starts to learn the Gitxsan language from Dr. Wilson. In Ava and Devon's home, Ava contemplates her new pregnancy and suddenly sees the Native Girl in the mirror. Ava is spooked, but when the Native Girl disappears, Ava calls her: 'Don't go, I'm sorry.' They speak. Ava and Devon celebrate marriage with a traditional Gitxsan ceremony. At the cabin, the Native Mother mourns her lost daughter. Ava is distressed by her baby's constant crying. Dr. Wilson and Ava talk about the baby's passage from one world to another. The Native Girl is attacked in the woods beside Highway 16 and Ava experiences this as a nightmare. She awakens, terrified, and Devon comforts her. Devon goes back to sleep. Ava walks the baby up and down. The Native Girl appears, and Ava allows her to hold her baby daughter. Ava and the Native Girl sing to the baby, echoing the Native Mother's song to her lost girl. Their worlds connect. The Native Mother calls her daughter home. Ava and the Native Girl have found each other: each sees the other in herself and herself in the other. The Native Girl's spirit can fly away. At the cabin, the Native Mother and her son mourn the death of their daughter and sister.

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