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Vancouver-based composer Rodney Sharman wins Walter Carsen Prize

Vancouver-based composer Rodney Sharman has won the prestigious Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts awarded annually by the Canada Council for the Arts. Sharman was born in Saskatchewan in 1958 but came to British Columbia when his family moved to Victoria. As a young man he studied with Murray Adaskin and Rudolf Komorous; thereafter his teachers included ... Read More »

WIN A FAMILY PACK OF TICKETS TO EAST VAN PANTO: SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARVES  at The Cultch Celebrating its fifth year, the East Van Panto is back with an outrageous take on Snow White. In this East Van tale, our hero flees the Queen of North Vancouver across the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge and lands straight into the madness ... Read More »

Message, medium and movement: Choreographer Vanessa Goodman talks Wells Hill

Seeking to fuse the intellectual insights of 20th century scholars Marshall McLuhan and Glenn Gould into her work, Vanessa Goodman created Wells Hill to be a thought-provoking and resurgent piece that is bringing communicative theory to the stage. In a supportive partnership with DanceHouse, Goodman has breathed life into this work over the past few years. As a dancer/choreographer with a multiplicity ... Read More »

The Playwright — Marcus Youssef

THE PLAYWRIGHT: MARCUS YOUSSEF “At the centre of all my plays is a question about difference.” Montreal-born Marcus Youssef wears multiple hats: playwright, actor, artistic director, educator, and political activist. He’s a frequent performer in the plays he authors, many co-produced by Neworld Theatre, which he’s run since 2005. Given his belief that “The minute politics are absent, you aren’t living ... Read More »

World New Music Days! ISCM 2017

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