The Monkey’s very own Nathaniel Schmidt and his collaborator David Burnett have been nominated for TWO Western Canadian Music awards! Instrumental Artist of the Year for our album “Oh Thank God You’re Here” which was the soundtrack for our Night Play Karl Nimeni is not Dead – I Killed Karl NImeni And Visual Media Composer […]Read More NOMINATIONS!
Le Salon Des Refusés #3 happened at KOI, on January 3oth, and it was out of this world! The Dancing Monkey Players presented Shaniqua and the Space Queen by Mike Czuba. A lost gem from the early 2000’s… Gem I tell you! The Dancing Monkey Players are: Michelle Brandenburg, Lonni Olson, Constantine X. Anastasakis, Filsan Dualeh, […]Read More Monkeys – In – Space!!
Dancing Monkey is pleased to present the third installment of Le Salon des Refusés, a staged reading of ridiculous plays and screenplays by Mike Czuba. This time out we present SHANIQUA and the SPACE QUEEN. A lost gem from the early 2000’s and missed opportunity for production companies everywhere!! But it’s not too late as […]Read More Le Salon des Refusés #3
On April 11th. Dancing Monkey had a little get together at Village Brewery’s Tap Room to celebrate the past 5 years of work and to bring together many of the artists we’ve had the honour of working with. Before the pics, here’s a list of those artists: Larry Lamont, Laura Allen, Steven Evanik, Jason Galeos, […]Read More The Un-Birthday
In preparation for Dancing Monkey’s upcoming production of Karl Nimeni is not Dead – I Killed Karl Nimeni, Mike Czuba shared some thoughts with Intermission Magazine about process, making art and identifying as an artist. Forever Emerging “I’ve been an artist for so long that there is very little separation between my art and my […]Read More A little reading: FOREVER EMERGING
On January 31st, the Dancing Monkey Players presented Le Salon Des Refusés #2 at Cafe Koi, reading Mike Czuba’s play/screenplay/something called WAITING FOR GORDO*. Introducing the Dancing Monkey Players (left to right on the stage: ‘Original’ Filsan Dualeh, Michelle Brandenburg, Dean Combitsis, Wil Knoll, Lonni Olson and Melissa Tuplin. (pics by Leon Schwesinger) There were hats! […]Read More WE FOUND BIGFOOT!!
January 31st – 2018. Cafe Koi. Le Salon des Refusé returns for its 2nd evening of ridiculous material. Our first evening presented AFTER US THE SAVAGE GOD in 2016. This time out we present WAITING FOR GORDO by Mike Czuba. (Cast to be finalized – but rumour has it the band is getting back together.) […]Read More Le Salon des Refusés #2