The first incarnation of The House at the End of the Road was a narrative that oscillated between two trajectories: the resolute and audacious settlement of the west, and the restlessness of a middle-aged couple in their home in the BC interior. These two narratives used archival material interwoven into the genealogy of the couple, linking personal and human histories to their current condition- the dissatisfied urban couple's need to continue expanding. This was pitched at the Magnetic North Industry Pitch sessions in Kitchener Waterloo and performed at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre in 2010.

This work was funded by: The Canada Council for the Arts, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (UBC Okanagan), SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council), and Workshop West's Canoe Festival.

Special Thanks: Daniel Macdonald, Richard Wolfe, Lynda Adams, Blake Brooker, Denise Clark, Michael V. Smith, Don Lyons, Linda Falkingham, Nancy Holmes, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies.

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