Concord Floral by Theatre SKAM July 31-August 26 2018. A review.

From beginning to end, a sustained sense of unease and dread permeates Theatre SKAM’s Concord Floral (currently playing July 31-August 26). … [Read more...]

Kitt and Jane at the Victoria Fringe 2018. An interview.

Multi-award winning SNAFU Dance Theatre has been creating work since 2006, on the Canadian Fringe circuit and beyond.  Ingrid Hansen and Rod Peter Jr return to the 2018 Victoria Fringe Festival with a brand new director's cut of their smash hit Kitt and Jane. Ingrid Hansen answered questions about Kitt and Jane. Kitt and Jane. Poster art by Hank Pine. How long have you been producing work on the Fringe circuit? As an artist/company? … [Read more...]

Interstellar Elder by SNAFU. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview with Ingrid Hansen.

Interstellar Elder by SNAFU. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview with Ingrid Hansen.   Fans of Little Orange Man rejoice!  Ingrid Hansen returns with her character Kitt, now a badass grandma in space.  Interstellar Elder is a futuristic dark comedy (may not be suitable for children under twelve). NB: Interstellar Elder is coming from the Edmonton Fringe and will not be in Victoria for the first weekend; there are only five shows. … [Read more...]

Sleeping Giants by William Head on Stage WHoS October 7-November 5 2016. A review.

Sleeping Giants by William Head on Stage WHoS October 7-November 5 2016. A review. Sleeping Giants currently playing at William Head on Stage (in collaboration with SNAFU) is SNAFU’s founder Ingrid Hansen first introduced devised theatre to the men at William Head in 2010—the result was CHALK, a silent movement-based piece.  In the intervening years, they have gone on to imagine Fractured Fables (a series of fairy tales based on inmates' … [Read more...]

HERE: A Captive Odyssey by William Head on Stage WHoS October 9-November 7, 2015. A review.

HERE: A Captive Odyssey by William Head on Stage WHoS October 9-November 7, 2015. A review. HERE: A Captive Odyssey created by William Head on Stage Prison Theatre (WHoS) and The Prison Arts Collective is an ambitious project and striking reminder of the fleeting nature of our brief human lives. Taking as inspiration the very land itself and working from source material from the Royal BC Museum archives , and William Head’s library as well as … [Read more...]

Kitt and Jane, Alumni Spotlight at UVic’s Phoenix Theatre – a review

It’s the First International Wildlife Diversity Appreciation Day, and Kitt Pederson (Ingrid Hansen) and Lucas “Jane” Jameson (Rod Peter Jr) have been chosen out of all the Grade 9 students to make a brief presentation. What could possibly go wrong? As it turns out – plenty! Kitt and Jane, the current Alumni Spotlight at the University of Victoria’s Phoenix Theatre (October 17 – 26th) is the sequel to a previous Snafu Dance Theatre production, … [Read more...]

Kitt and Jane – a review – SPARK Festival at the Belfry Theatre

Kitt and Jane host an interactive survival guide to the post-apocalyptic future. Ingrid Hansen and Rod Peter Jr are prolific Victoria-based performers and creation artists who defy categorization. At any given moment they may be writing a play, performing in a cabaret, designing costumes, composing a song, making shadow puppets or choreographing dance. In late 2010 Hansen’s company SNAFU Dance Theatre was selected for a Belfry Theatre … [Read more...]