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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 »

Director’s Notes: “Don’t Dress for Dinner” is ludicrously heartbreaking and very funny

Director Julianne Christie invites audiences to Don’t Dress for Dinner, where life is enchanting, obstacles seem impossible, and life is both ludicrously heartbreaking and very funny.  Theatre, for me, has always been that place where one can suspend and escape reality for a time and transcend into an alternate world. When the opportunity was presented for me to direct Don’t Dress ... Read More »

Inside/Out: Patrick Keating’s riveting prison memoir is set for the PuSh Festival

Patrick Keating would like to tell you his story much like any friend would over coffee—relaxed, kicked back, and utterly honest. No stranger to Canada’s justice system, Patrick’s story of challenges, compassion, growth, and judgment is brought to life on stage, through his upcoming performance, Inside/Out, at the Push Festival here, in Vancouver. A sincere account of incarceration, justice, community, ... 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 »

1 Hour Photo: A story about chemistry, transformation and eternity

History has a unique way of engraining itself in the present, projecting into the future, and repeating itself. Sometimes, we find trinkets from history in the most unsuspecting of places, leading to a discovery of new insights and stories. This is the spark that led Tetsuro Shigematsu to write his upcoming play, 1 Hour Photo. A popular name in Vancouver’s ... Read More »