Win Tickets to Feasting on Famine at the Firehall Arts Centre

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Firehall Arts Centre launches its 2017/2018 season with the world premiere of Shay Kuebler’s Feasting on Famine, from September 27th to September 30th. Through the lens of the health and fitness culture, Feasting on Famine examines obsession and addiction, and an industry that feeds off weakness and insecurity while monopolizing on one’s ability to flip passion into compulsion.

Feasting on Famine

Where: Firehall Arts Centre (280 E. Cordova, Vancouver)
When: September 27th to September 30th 8:00pm
Post-show talkback September 28th
Tickets: From $25 online or by calling (604) 689-0926

Produced by Radical System Art, Feasting on Famine is one man’s journey through the extremes of bodybuilding and health fitness, exploring the symmetry between the human body, the corporation and the excess of capitalism. The human body becomes a billboard for supplements and big pharma, simmering in the need for an outward aesthetic that controls all decisions in a world where one man consumes the daily caloric intake of a family of five.

Looking ahead to the 35th season of The Firehall Arts Centre, Artistic Producer Donna Spencer says, “We are delighted to bring Shay Kuebler’s choreography and performance in Feasting on Famine to the stage. Shay’s connection with the Firehall began as a performer and continued with his first choreographic work shown here as part of Dancing on the Edge in 2007, so it’s great to be presenting this provocative work in which he encourages us with humour and physical virtuosity to consider obsession and insecurity.”

Win Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to give away to opening night on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 9:00am on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Follow The Firehall Arts Centre on Twitter, and Facebook to learn more about this production and more.

Update The winner is Francine!

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9 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Shelley ButcherMonday, September 18th, 2017 — 6:12pm PDT

    This show looks extremely thought-provoking.

  2. F.TTuesday, September 19th, 2017 — 10:09am PDT

    Very interesting!

  3. FrancineTuesday, September 19th, 2017 — 9:35pm PDT

    Love the Firehall Arts Centre ….haven’t been as often as I would like though…thanks for the opportunity

  4. StephanieWednesday, September 20th, 2017 — 10:44pm PDT

    Seems very neat!

  5. HadleyThursday, September 21st, 2017 — 4:51pm PDT

    I wanna go!

  6. CindyThursday, September 21st, 2017 — 10:51pm PDT

    Sounds incredible!

  7. WesFriday, September 22nd, 2017 — 7:31am PDT

    Sounds intriguing! I think my wife would be very interested in this… would make a great surprise gift! 🙂

  8. Teresa KSaturday, September 23rd, 2017 — 11:45am PDT

    Yay!

  9. Jason BamfordMonday, September 25th, 2017 — 10:34am PDT

    Fabulous

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