Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival 2017 season

Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival 2017 season A mainstay in summer performance in Victoria, the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival celebrates its 27th season with Macbeth  directed by Kate Rubin and Karen Lee Pickett and Love's Labour's Lost directed by Janet Munsil, and announces a new collaboration in partnership with the Township Community Arts Council (Esquimalt). There is simply something magical about being outdoors, in the … [Read more...]

Theatre Inconnu announces their 2017 season

Theatre Inconnu announces their 2017 season Founded in the late 1970s by Clayton Jevne and Katya Aho-Kearn, Theatre Inconnu is Victoria's longest running alternative theatre company, producing high quality and innovative work from the Paul Phillips Hall (Little Fernwood Hall) in an intimate 70 seat venue.  I've been a fan since the fall of 2004 when I saw a production of The Ecstasy of Rita Joe  performed in the round that was as impactful as … [Read more...]

Paper Street Theatre announces their 2016-2017 season.

Paper Street Theatre announces their 2016-2017 season. Paper Street Theatre - Season 6! After a busy summer that saw Paper Street Theatre perform a remount of their improvised Margaret Atwood at the Gabriola Theatre Festival and An Improvised Quentin Tarantino 2: The Playful 8 at the Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival (winning Pick of the Fringe for Favourite Ensemble too!) the company settles in for a sixth season with three … [Read more...]

Dance Victoria presents their 2016-2017 20th anniversary season. Media release.

Dance Victoria presents their 2016-2017 20th anniversary season. Media release. Dance Victoria is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a vibrant season showcasing friends, old and new, from its 20 years of programming. New York City-based Jessica Lang Dance (JLD) opens the season on November 18 and 19, 2016 with five contemporary ballet works: Lines Cubed, Among the Stars, Mendelssohn/ Incomplete, The Calling, and Thousand Yard Stare. … [Read more...]

Theatre SKAM 2016-2017 season

Theatre SKAM 2016-2017 season Theatre SKAM was formed in 1995 by four emerging artists (Sarah Donald, Karen Turner, Amiel Gladstone, and Matthew Payne) as a means for the creation and production of new work. Since that time they have served as a hub for other emerging artists, particularly with the advent of Bike Ride (now SKAMPEDE)--a mobile feast of theatre along the Galloping Goose--in 2009. Fashion Machine at George Jay April 30th, … [Read more...]

Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People. 2016-2017 Season.

Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People. 2016-2017 Season. Founded in 1974, Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People is only one of five professional theatres for young audiences in BC, and the only Theatre for Young Audience Company located on Vancouver Island that provides in-house theatre to Vancouver Island audiences.  In addition to producing a season of theatre, Kaleidoscope also offers classes and workshops. Look for the annual … [Read more...]

Langham Court Theatre 2016-2017 season

Langham Court Theatre 2016-2017 Season Langham Court Theatre enters its 88th season with the tag-line, “Driven by Passion. Fuelled by Community”.  Production Chairs Roger Carr and Keith Digby, assisted by the Play Selection Committee, have compiled a season of award winners and classics for theatre goers. Next To Normal September 28, 2016 to October 15, 2016 Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey, music by Tom Kitt Directed by Gregg … [Read more...]

Canadian College of Performing Arts 2016-2017 season

Canadian College of Performing Arts 2016-2017 season To celebrate their 19th season, the Canadian College of Performing Arts (CCPA) returns to classics by Thornton Wilder, Dylan Thomas, and the celebrated duo of Gilbert and Sullivan, as well as the much loved Disney musical Beauty and the Beast.  Students of Company C, the Year 3 theatre collective, in collaboration with the Belfry Theatre, will premiere a new work, This Little Light, by local … [Read more...]

Belfry Theatre 2016-2017 season

Belfry Theatre 2016-2017 season. After a phenomenal 40th anniversary year, comes a 2016-2017 season packed with world premieres, stories by and about well-known Canadian women--many directed by women, and an all new production of a beloved favourite. In the information below (provided by the theatre), the person referred to in "Why I Chose This Play" is Artistic Director Michael Shamata. Season's tickets, starting at $70 (for the four … [Read more...]