Fashion & Fire show features Indigenous designer and Kinshira fire dancers heating up the Creekside Theatre

Lake Country, BC – Fresh off a London, England fashion week, local Indigenous fashion designer, Jill Setah, brings her inspiration to the Creekside Theatre along with the Kinshira Entertainment fire dancers.

 

Jill Setah says her goal is to become one of the world’s top Indigenous fashion designers. Born in Oliver, BC, she is one of six children of residential school survivors Louis August from Neskonlith Band and Norah Setah (deceased) from Yunesit’in Government. Jill Setah is a mother of four beautiful Tsilhqot’in’/syilx children and, in her own words, “is very into Indigenous culture – whether it’s hunting, salmon fishing, or attending traditional ceremonies.”

 

“It all started when my son needed traditional regalia to dance at pow-wows. I made his first regalia all done by hand sewing,” said Setah. As a result, she was inspired to look into fashion schools which led her to the Centre for Arts & Technology’s Fashion Design and Merchandising program in Kelowna in 2010.

 

In addition to the September 2021 feature during London, England Fashion Week, Jill has shown her designs in Los Angeles, New York City, Vancouver and in Paris, France.

 

Kinshira transformative performance art captivates audiences with fire acts enhanced with pyrotechnics, flame effects, LED and glow props and more to achieve a colourful, hypnotic effect. 

 

Besides featuring First Nations fashion by Jill Setah, the runway show will include: Indigenous Designer Jolonzo Goldtooth from the US, Valley Lifestyle, Hey Ma, Art of Marina, KALECO Sustainable Lifestyle and Envy Apparel.

 

Throughout the show, ticket holders will have an opportunity to shop their favourite looks and features at the marketplace on site from vendors such as: Oak Handmade Jewelry, Cutie Bum Creations, Love Co Ceramics, Haig Designs, Flourish and Form, Knotted Words, Under the Willow Tree, Fresh Sewn Pillows, and Hairbrained Schemes.

 

The Saturday, November 27 performance will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $49 (including fees and taxes) at: https://www.ticketseller.ca/tickets/event/fashion-and-fire. This event will be open to people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All attendees must provide proof of vaccination and photo identification as directed by current Public Health Orders.

 

The District of Lake Country thanks its season sponsor, Telus, for their support of the Creekside Theatre.

 

Fashion & Fire

November 27, 2021 - 7:00 pm.  Tickets are $49 (including fees and taxes).

Visit www.creeksidetheatre.com for details.

 

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For more information contact:

Ryan Donn, Cultural Development Coordinator

rdonn@lakecountry.bc.ca   Tel 250-766-5669