Announcing The Dance Centre’s 2018-2019 season

The Dance Centre’s 2018-2019 season presents a program of exciting performances and events by artists working across contemporary and cultural genres. TheGlobal Dance Connections contemporary dance series features Canadian and international choreographers, and the popular Discover Dance! series presents a varied range of dance from diverse cultural backgrounds. Other highlights include internationally-renowned improvisation pioneer Katie…

Bard on the Beach’s 29th season brings five popular special events to Vanier Park

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 29th season with a series of five special events this summer. The events, scheduled throughout July and August and designed for a range of ages and tastes, are presented at Bard’s spectacularly beautiful Vanier Park site.   1.    Bard-B-Q & Fireworks July 28, August 1 & 4…

2018 LINEUP FOR VANCOUVER QUEER FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED AWARD-WINNING INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL, AND LOCAL FILMMAKERS SHOWCASED ALONGSIDE MORE THAN 70 FILMS

FESTIVAL PASSES AND TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW AT WWW.QUEERFILMFESTIVAL.CA   The Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) has released its complete lineup for the 11-day celebration, taking place August 9-19, which includes artists visiting from India, Philippines, United States, and Canada. More than 70 films from 15 countries are featured at this 30th anniversary Festival presented by RBC, along…

Kill All Politicians – a review

Kill All Politicians A Vagrant Players Theatre Society Production Pacific Theatre   The Canadian premiere of “Kill All Politicians”, is billed as ‘a comedy about the politics of friendship’. Sometimes, however, it is anything but comedic, as the action opens with Stu (Brad Bergeron) beginning an extended rant after receiving a parking ticket. He and…

Aristophanes’ Outrageous Comedy Lysistrata joins the Bard on the Beach 29th season

From 411 BC to Vancouver, BC: Aristophanes’ Outrageous Comedy Gets A Modern-Day Reboot at Bard on the Beach   Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 29th season with a modern-day riff on Lysistrata, the outrageous 2,400-year-old comedy about the power of citizen action, written by the Greek playwright Aristophanes.   First staged in 411…

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents Avocado Toast – Vancouver Grown, Free-Range Comedy

July 5 – September 1 | The Improv Centre | 1502 Duranleau Street (Granville Island) Previews: July 5-7, 7:30pm Performance Times: Thursday-Saturday, 7:30pm Tickets: From $10.75 at www.vtsl.com   This summer, Vancouver TheatreSportsTM (VTSL) takes an affectionate and comedic look at what makes Vancouver so unique. Starting July 5th and running through to September 1st…

The Opera Project presents​ ECSTATIC EXPRESSION IN SONG

Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm (doors open 6:00 pm) Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 320 East 15th Ave. Vancouver (@ Sophia St one block east of Main)     Fasten your seatbelts for an operatic extravaganza featuring stirring music, traditional costume and a​n international ​​​guest star! Ecstatic Expression in Song showcases the advanced singers of The Opera…

The Dancing on the Edge Festival Returns for its  landmark 30th Anniversary

Festival of Contemporary Dance takes centre stage July 5 to 14     The Dancing on the Edge Festival is Canada’s longest running festival of contemporary dance, taking place July 5 -14, 2018 at various venues in Vancouver.  Festival Founder and Producer Donna Spencer is excited to announce that this year’s DOTE showcases over thirty…

 OW a new production from Jennifer Mascall – MascallDance

 OW a new production from Jennifer Mascall MascallDance July 4,6,7 and 10,11,13,14, 2018 Vancouver’s prolific Isadora Award-winner Jennifer Mascall hits the stage with a new choreographic work OW, aimed at cracking open the relationship between sound and movement. Enter the wild world of OW – by turns loud, tender, explosive and hilarious, a realm where unpredictability is…

We Three: a Show for Young Supporters of the Arts

Award-winning local playwright Meghan Gardiner has crafted a heartfelt show perfect for first time young playgoers at Carousel Theatre’s wee Bee Stage. We Three features colourful, gentle and expressive characters named M, E and 3 who explore themes of belonging and understanding through songs and interactive tactile experiences.  Actors CJ McGillivray, Melissa Oei and Allan…

VTSL Invites You to Celebrate Dear Ol’ Dad at The SuperDad Show

The SuperDad Show  Sunday, June 17 at The Improv Centre at 2:00pm  Tickets on Sale Now at www.vtsl.com Join Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) on Sunday, June 17 at 2:00pm for The SuperDad Show, a special matinee performance in celebration of an often-unsung superhero – dear ol’ Dad. The SuperDad Show pokes fun at the foibles and complexities of what it means…

Award-winning Vancouver singer raises awareness and funds for invisible illnesses

Soprano and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis sufferer Jacqueline Ko presents Toward Tomorrow, a benefit show for the ME/FM Society of BC This June, an award-winning soprano will sing to support chronic neuro-immune disease awareness. On Saturday, June 16th, Vancouver singer and producer Jacqueline Ko will present the gala benefit concert Toward Tomorrow at Marpole United Church. The…

The Dance Centre presents 12 MINUTES MAX Edition #42 Five innovative dance works

Friday June 15, 2018 at 8pm Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St, Vancouver Tickets $28/$22 students & seniors from Tickets Tonight: 604.684.2787 www.ticketstonight.ca Info www.thedancecentre.ca   12 Minutes Max showcases five eclectic dance works by some of Vancouver’s most exciting and innovative up-and-coming choreographers: Katie Cassady, Alejandra Miranda & Juan Villegas, Sophie Maguire, Jhoely Triana,…

TUTS Presents Glittering, Enchanted 2018 Season with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street

Fairytale Wishes & Show-biz Dreams Come True in Beloved Broadway Classics at Stanley Park’s Scenic Malkin Bowl   Audiences will have a ball this summer at Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) when magic and romance come alive in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street, running July 4 – August 18, 2018 at Stanley Park’s picturesque…