Powerhouse Team of Female Creators Tackle ‘The Art of a Messy Life’ in Interdisciplinary Performance

Gutsy Work Celebrates Beauty in All Forms with Comedy, Music, and Dance   JUNO-nominated jazz bassist Jodi Proznick, award-winning educator and performer Celeste Snowber, and emerging harpist Alexa Reimer come together in the world premiere of Perfect Imperfections: The Art of a Messy Life at Vancity Culture Lab at The Cultch from June 14–16. Interweaving…

VANCOUVER QUEER FILM FESTIVAL TURNS 30! OUT ON SCREEN ANNOUNCES FESTIVAL DATES, COMMUNITY BIRTHDAY PARTY, AND FESTIVAL CREATIVE DESIGN

Out On Screen is proud to present the 30th annual Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) this summer from Thursday, August 9th to Sunday, August 19th. Welcoming its 30th anniversary presenting sponsor, RBC, this year’s Festival will take place at various theatres, including the Vancouver Playhouse, Cineplex Odeon International Village, SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts,…

Carousel Theatre for Young People CTYP Unveils its 2018/2019 Season – The Gift of Friendship!

 CTYP’s Artistic Director Carole Higgins is thrilled to announce an exciting new 2018/2019 season of theatre for young people and families on Granville Island.   This year’s theme is The Gift of Friendship – characters in each of the plays embark on adventures, big and small, and make important discoveries about themselves and the world…

Ballet BC Launches 2018/19 Season

  Ballet BC is proud to announce its 2018/19 season marking its 33rd Anniversary and Artistic Director Emily Molnar’s 10th year with the company.   Three programs include world premieres and international choreographers showcasing unique artistic voices In dance today. Passionate and distinctly talented, our company of dancers captivate audiences on home, national and global stages…

Chan Centre Announces 2018/19 Concert Series Featuring Range of Distinguished Talents and Exciting New Voices

Eclectic Concert Series Emphasizes Music’s Ability to Elevate Spirits And Bring People Together   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces its 2018/19 concert series,featuring powerful tributes, vibrant cultural expressions, and brilliant musicality in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Over the course of eight concerts, wonderfully diverse…

AERIOSA PREMIERES SECOND NATURE

A Full Evening Work Of Vertical Dance Thursday-Saturday May 24-26, 8pm Post-Show Artist Talk-Back May 25 Scotiabank Dance Centre 677 Davie Street, Vancouver Tickets $32/$24 from Tickets Tonight.ca 604.684.2787 In Aeriosa’s new full-evening work, six athletic dancers interact with bamboo, evoking unique images and experiences as the set continuously transforms throughout the piece. The dancers…

Carousel Theatre for Young People – We Three

Colours, Shapes, Friendship – CTYP’s play for little ones takes on big themes   The charming Bee Stage returns this June with We Three, a world premiere by award-winning Vancouver playwright Meghan Gardiner, three characters explore colour, shapes, music, friendships and being true to one’s self through a gentle, immersive first play experience for babies,…

C’mon, Angie! by Amy Lee Lavoie – Touchstone Theatre in association with the Firehall Arts Centre

Touchstone Theatre in association with the Firehall Arts Centre present C’mon, Angie! by Amy Lee Lavoie Directed by Lauren Taylor Featuring Kayla Deorksen and Robert Moloney This is the sixth installment of the FLYING START program – giving a stage to new professional playwrights.   Firehall Arts Centre (280 E. Cordova), Vancouver June 1 to…

Coastal City Ballet Announces Season Finale with Choreographer Irene Schneider’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mischief, Magic and Misadventure of Shakespeare’s Beloved Play Re-imagined in Full-length Ballet   Coastal City Ballet closes its 2017/18 season with the remount of Irene Schneider’s enchanting ballet, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, May 19 at Vancouver Playhouse and June 8 at Surrey Arts Centre. Set to the exquisite music of Felix Mendelssohn, this full-length…

Australia’s Circa: Opus Presented by the Chan Center for the Performing Arts – a review

This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Chan Center for the Performing Arts and they brought Circa: Opus to their concert hall.  While sipping ‘20th anniversary’ Sauv Blanc, we was struck by the heighty aspect of the theater and its focused curves.  The glass windows along with the greenery outside gave the space a…

North Shore Light Opera ventures INTO THE WOODS for its 70th Anniversary production

One of Sondheim’s most popular works, Into the Woods’ musical sophistication and lyrical richness are sure to delight audiences! Please be advised that this musical deals with mature subject matter. The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who…

Gifted Young Artists Explore Topical Themes of Self-Image, Family Dynamics and Gender Roles in – Arts Umbrella’s Expressions Theatre Festival –

The next generation of Vancouver actors shine in beloved theatre classics and an insightful original work   Arts Umbrella is thrilled to unveil the lineup of the 2018 Expressions Theatre Festival, running May 17 – 26, 2018 at the Waterfront Theatre. Showcasing the talented young artists in Arts Umbrella’s Intensive, Pre-Professional and Theatre Conservatory Programs, this…

Calling All Young Theatre Lovers: Realize Your Dreams this Summer at Bard on the Beach with – Young Shakespeareans –

Annual Summer Theatre Camps and Workshops Invite Children & Teens to Work with Bard Actors to Discover, Create & Perform Their Own Visions of Iconic Shakespeare Plays Bard on the Beach announces the return of its annual Young Shakespeareans Summer Theatre Camps and Teen Workshops, with sessions beginning July 3 and running through to August…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents Canadian Comedy Icon Colin Mochrie

May 24 & 26 at The Improv Centre at 7:30pm May 25 at The Vogue Theatre at 7:30pm    Tickets on Sale Now at www.vtsl.com   Colin Mochrie, Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) alumnus, and star of Whose Line Is It Anyway, returns this May to Vancouver TheatreSports™ for three laugh-packed performances – Thursday, May 24 and Saturday, May 26 at The Improv Centre at 7:30pm;…

ITSAZOO Descends into Western Canadian Premiere of David James Brock’s Award-Winning Play – WET –

Immersive Production Gathers Intimate Audiences Below Ground in Russian Hall Basement to Explore Challenging, Complex Story of a Damaged Military Homecoming  ITSAZOO presents the Western Canadian Premiere of David James Brock’s award-winning drama, WET, May 8-27, 2018 in the basement of The Russian Hall. Chelsea Haberlin directs this thought-provoking tale of love, abandonment, and the…