I’m always fascinated by people who have gained a great deal of mastery in one creative discipline and then dare to venture into another—only to become hugely successful in that field as well. Such is the case and story of Vancouver director Rob Leickner. Photo credit: Michelle Kim who met up with Rob at Gene […]
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I’ve always been a fan of taking theatre outside the theatre and seeing what happens and next week the Metro Parkade on Pender Street (between Burrard and Thurlow) will be the site of a great collaboration between nine different theatre companies in Vancouver — (Yes, a Parkade! Theatre in a Parkade). Bridge Mix 2011 is […]
Cirque du Soleil is returning to BC but this time the iconic blue and yellow tents won’t be setting up along False Creek. Their latest show Dralion will be performed out at the Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre. The show’s name is derived from its two emblematic creatures: the dragon, symbolizing the East, and the […]
This Friday marks the opening a play written by one of my favourite Canadian playwrights, Daniel MacIvor. Never Swim Alone is the story of two childhood buddies engaged in a verbal sparring match refereed by a girl in a blue swimsuit. The play is produced by year-old Hardline Productions, started by Studio 58 graduates Sean […]
The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (the “Jessies“) celebrate the best in small and large theatre productions in Vancouver. Yesterday the nominees for the 29th annual awards ceremony were announced based on performances during the 2010 season. The Arts Club Theatre Company is leading the pack with over 30 nominations in the Large Theatres categories and […]
Beginning today I will be highlighting what’s going on in theatres across Vancouverâ€”from the Firehall Arts Centre to the Vancity Theatre to small, unknown studios on Main Street. Though I will be covering large productions taking place in large theatres, I hope to mainly give exposure to independent productions and their work. Focusing more on […]