Victoria Fringe Festival 2016. My local picks.

Victoria Fringe Festival 2016. My local picks. In 2006 I celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Victoria Fringe Festival and got truly bitten by the Fringe bug.  I saw many more shows than originally planned, and had so much fun I decided to volunteer the following year (and did so until 2014 when I switched to reviewing).  Over the years I’ve met many Fringe artists and followed their careers—both in Victoria and further afield. Even … [Read more...]

Light on Our Feet 4 – Annual Dance Extravaganza in Support of the Metro Studio

If you’ve ever been to a performance at Intrepid Theatre’s Metro Studio, you have probably seen the work of Holly Vivian, one of the organizers behind Light on Our Feet 4. Holly is the Metro’s technician.  In this role, she’s met many people in the dance community, since the Metro is a very popular venue, particularly for studios’ end-of-year shows. She noticed, as she helped to put together lighting designs, that there was one critical … [Read more...]

Win Tickets to Red Letters by Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre

I'm excited about the upcoming performances (January 12-16 2011) of the very well received musical "Red Letters" by Vancouver-based Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre (VACT). And, thanks to the generosity of VACT, one of my readers (and a guest) will have the opportunity to attend too! (See details below). Red Letters, an original musical by creator/songwriter Alan Bau and writer Kathy Leung, tells the story of a young Chinese couple … [Read more...]