The Canadian Collage of Performing Arts 20th anniversary season 2017-2018

The Canadian Collage of Performing Arts 20th anniversary season 2017-2018 The Canadian College of Performing Arts (CCPA) is looking to celebrate its 20th birthday with thousands of its best friends. CCPA’s year-end production, in April 2018 at the McPherson Playhouse will be a celebration of some of CCPA’s best musical theatre performances from the past 20 years and will feature suites by the creative team of Jacques Lemay and Janis … [Read more...]

Rzeka Czasu: River of Time at Uno Fest 2016. An interview with Grace Salez.

Rzeka Czasu: River of Time at Uno Fest 2016. An interview with Grace Salez. Rzeka Czasu us part of Intrepid Theatre's Uno Fest 2016.  I had the opportunity to interview Grace Salez, the author. What sparked the creation of this show?  The spark was a solo performance workshop that Lina de Guevara was giving at Royal Roads in 2014. I did a short piece about my mother. Lina liked what I presented and asked if I had more material. I … [Read more...]

Victoria celebrates 400 years of Shakespeare’s legacy in 2016.

Victoria celebrates 400 years of Shakespeare's legacy in 2016 Arts companies all over the region are producing works by Shakespeare—some adapted and re-imagined—to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death. Where There’s A Will Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival Craigdarroch Castle February 18 — 21 and 24 — 27, 8pm 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's legacy, and we are having a party! Join the … [Read more...]

Victoria Shakespeare 2012 – Live Outdoor Summer Theatre

A few years ago, I had the pleasure of volunteering for the Victoria Shakespeare Society during their summer season. It was so much fun, I've become a regular.  Although the society has been a vital part of summer arts programming in the capital region since 2003 (in this incarnation), it wasn't until the summer of 2009, when a friend of my son’s was in Julius Caesar, that we wandered up the hill to the grounds of Camosun College. You can read … [Read more...]