A Winter of Theatre January February 2018 in Victoria BC.

A Winter of Theatre January February 2018 in Victoria BC. It's official! There is no longer any downtime in theatre in Victoria BC.  The holiday pantomimes produced by Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People, St Luke's Players and Peninsula Players as well as Launch Pad Theatre's radio play and Atomic Vaudeville's NYE Cabaret are barely finished before Castlereigh Theatre Project and Bema Productions kick the year off in high style with two … [Read more...]

A Spring of Theatre 2015 in Victoria BC. March-May.

A Spring of Theatre 2015 in Victoria BC. March-May. Spring is a busy time in the local arts calendar.  It’s book-ended by two festivals—SPARK in March and UNO Fest in May—and features works by emerging and well-established companies—local, Canadian and international. There’s a chance to experience the classics (Waiting for Godot, Hedda Gabler), Shakespeare (Macbeth), musicals (Chorus Line Cabaret, Bye Bye Birdie, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, … [Read more...]

Act Two – a fundraiser for Gotta Getta Gimmick – September 28 2013

Act Two ~ a Musical Theatre Fundraiser and Party In support of Gotta Getta Gimmick Isn't it appropriate that Victoria's musical theatre company, Gotta Getta Gimmick, has scheduled a fundraiser/party for Culture Days?  I got to know co-founders Brad L'Ecuyer and Clayton Baraniuk when my son attended the Canadian College of Performing Arts (they are both grads). He then went on to perform in their summer Butchart Garden shows. Since 2011 they … [Read more...]

Bounce Dance Cabaret February 9th 2013

Bounce Dance Cabaret returns February 9th to Dance Victoria's Performance Lab as part of Yam Magazine's Dance Days. Treena Stubel, award winning dancer and choreographer, founded Bounce! in 2008 to support new work by independent dance and physical theatre artists. As a long time collaborator and friend of Victoria’s Atomic Vaudeville cabaret, she was inspired to create a similar event (based on short skits or pieces) for the dance, movement … [Read more...]

A Winter of Theatre in Victoria BC – Jan/Feb 2013

Theatre companies in Victoria are launching 2013 with a number of dark plays (some of them dark comedies) deemed “suitable for mature audiences”, as well as ground-breaking trans-media and immersive experiences at the new Winterlab Festival. Families will be happy to hear of a new Family Theatre Festival, and lovers of multi-cultural story telling will want to check out WorldPlay (re-scheduled to March 7-10th) Sin City returns for a third … [Read more...]