The Only Good Indian at UNO Fest 2018. A review.

The Only Good Indian at UNO Fest 2018. A review. Intrepid Theatre’s UNO Fest, now in its twenty-first year, runs May 9-19, 2018 in Victoria BC.  It features eighteen shows, including two as part of the new Family Fest Series, and a spotlight on women’s indigenous voices with a guest indigenous curator, Yolanda Bonnell. I’ll be featuring interviews, previews and reviews during the festival. Follow http://janislacouvee.com/tag/uno-fest-2018/ … [Read more...]

The Chemical Valley Project at UNO Fest 2018. A review.

The Chemical Valley Project at UNO Fest 2018. A review. Intrepid Theatre’s UNO Fest, now in its twenty-first year, runs May 9-19, 2018 in Victoria BC.  It features eighteen shows, including two as part of the new Family Fest Series, and a spotlight on women’s indigenous voices with a guest indigenous curator, Yolanda Bonnell. I’ll be featuring interviews, previews and reviews during the festival. Follow … [Read more...]

The Humours of Bandon at UNO Fest 2018. A review.

The Humours of Bandon at UNO Fest 2018. A review. Intrepid Theatre’s UNO Fest, now in its twenty-first year, runs May 9-19, 2018 in Victoria BC.  It features eighteen shows, including two as part of the new Family Fest Series, and a spotlight on women’s indigenous voices with a guest indigenous curator, Yolanda Bonnell. I’ll be featuring interviews, previews and reviews during the festival. Follow http://janislacouvee.com/tag/uno-fest-2018/ … [Read more...]

Omelette at UNO Fest 2018. Interview with Csaba Raduly

Omelette at UNO Fest 2018. Interview with Csaba Raduly Intrepid Theatre’s UNO Fest, now in its twenty-first year, runs May 9-19, 2018 in Victoria BC.  It features eighteen shows, including two as part of the new Family Fest Series, and a spotlight on women’s indigenous voices with a guest indigenous curator, Yolanda Bonnell. I’ll be featuring interviews, previews and reviews during the festival. Follow … [Read more...]

9 to 5 the Musical by the Victoria Operatic Society. A review.

9 to 5 the Musical by the Victoria Operatic Society. A review. Take a trip back to 1980 and be buoyed by the infectious spirit of 9 to 5 the Musical (May 4-3, 2018 at the McPherson Playhouse) with its can-do nature, peppy music and award-winning lyrics. The Victoria Operatic Society has once again pulled out all the stops—not only are there twenty six actors and twelve musicians, but a quick read-through of the programme reveals dozens of … [Read more...]

Perk Up Pianist at UNO Fest 2018. Interview with Sarah Hagen.

Perk Up Pianist at UNO Fest 2018. Interview with Sarah Hagen. Intrepid Theatre’s UNO Fest, now in its twenty-first year, runs May 9-19, 2018 in Victoria BC.  It features eighteen shows, including two as part of the new Family Fest Series, and a spotlight on women’s indigenous voices with a guest indigenous curator, Yolanda Bonnell. I’ll be featuring interviews, previews and reviews during the festival. Follow … [Read more...]

Tenant Haymovitch at Theatre Inconnu May 3-19 2018. A review.

Tenant Haymovitch at Theatre Inconnu May 3-19 2018. A review. No matter how often you go to the theatre, there are some shows that remain seared in memory for their sheer audacity, breadth of content and artistic vision. Tenant Haymovitch is one such show.  Originally presented by Theatre Zygota from Tel Aviv at the Victoria Fringe in 2012, it defied description—a combination of incredibly energetic physical theatre, absurdist montages and … [Read more...]

Carey Newman receives ProArt Alliance 2018 Regional Arts Award

Carey Newman receives ProArt Alliance 2018 Regional Arts Award (media release) The Professional Arts Alliance of Greater Victoria (ProArt) announces Carey Newman the winner of the 2018 Regional Arts Award, sponsored by PARC Retirement Living. At the awards reception on May 3, 2018, held at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, a representative of PARC Retirement Living presented the inaugural PARC Retirement Living Mid-Career Artist Award … [Read more...]

Red Phone Project at UNO Fest 2018 Interview with Jay Dodge

Red Phone Project at UNO Fest 2018 Interview with Jay Dodge Intrepid Theatre's UNO Fest, now in its twenty-first year, runs May 9-19, 2018 in Victoria BC.  It features eighteen shows, including two as part of the new Family Fest Series, and a spotlight on women's indigenous voices with a guest indigenous curator, Yolanda Bonnell. I'll be featuring interviews, previews and reviews during the festival. Follow … [Read more...]

My Nightmares Wear White at UNO Fest 2018. Interview with Grace Thompson.

My Nightmares Wear White at UNO Fest 2018. Interview with Grace Thompson. Intrepid Theatre's UNO Fest, now in its twenty-first year, runs May 9-19, 2018 in Victoria BC.  It features eighteen shows, including two as part of the new Family Fest Series, and a spotlight on women's indigenous voices with a guest indigenous curator, Yolanda Bonnell. I'll be featuring interviews, previews and reviews during the festival. Follow … [Read more...]