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A Rhythmical Journey: [ZØGMA] shares folklore through contemporary dance

[ZØGMA] supports the creativity of choreographers who propose a contemporary approach and a new aesthetic of Québec’s folklore, merging dance, music and song into powerful, rhythmic works. You can see [ZØGMA] perform here in Vancouver at the Talking Stick Festival.  ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ We chatted recently with co-founding artistic director of [ZØGMA], Mario Boucher, as he answered a few of our burning questions about ... Read More »

An explosion of colour, culture and controversy: Q+A with Hot Brown Honey’s Queen Bee, Busty Beatz

Busty Beatz, the Queen Bee, chats with us about the tour de force, Hot Brown Honey. “Hot Brown Honey turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm.” For those who are perhaps unfamiliar with Hot Brown Honey, can you share a bit about the show? ... Read More »

5 Years of East Van Panto: Q+A with Theatre Replacement’s Co-Artistic Director James Long

Co-artistic directors of Theatre Replacement, James Long and Maiko Yamamoto, are getting ready to bring their fifth East Van Panto to Vancouver audiences. This year, it’s an outrageous take on the classic story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. Long answers a few of our burning questions about this year’s production, and offers up his reflections on Pantos past. At this five year ... Read More »

Q+A: Playwright Pamela Mala Sinha talks “Happy Place”

Playwright and actor, Pamela Mala Sinha, spoke with Artslandia recently about her newest play, Happy Place. Sinha talks about the origins of the play, her creative process, and sharing her play with Vancouver audiences for the first time. Can you tell us about the origins of the Happy Place and the creative process of writing it? What was it like for you? The impetus ... Read More »

Producer Christie Watson talks about The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards

Producer at Holding Space Productions, Christie Watson, spoke with Artslandia recently about pulling together The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards. Christie answers a few lightening speed questions about last year’s event in anticipation for the 35th Jessie Awards on June 26. What’s the best part about producing the Jessies? Christie Watson: I love having the opportunity to create community and host a celebration. Best ... Read More »