Paper Street Theatre Improv Festival April 24-28 2018. Preview.

Paper Street Theatre Improv Festival April 24-28 2018. Preview. Paper Street Theatre has built a loyal following since their inception in 2011.  The Paper Street Theatre Improv Festival (April 24-28), now in its third year, brings together the ensemble and guest improvisers from as far away as Sweden and Finland for five days of shows, workshops and mash-ups. The festival has been a great success, selling out in each of the previous two … [Read more...]

A Spring of Theatre 2018 in Victoria BC. March-May.

A Spring of Theatre 2018 in Victoria BC. March-May. Spring signifies renewal, rebirth and growth, and nowhere is this more evident than in Victoria's burgeoning theatre ecosystem where the period from March to the end of May will see  more than SIXTY shows, cabarets, fundraisers, play readings and festivals, including the Belfry Theatre SPARK Festival and the TD Festival of New Works at the Canadian College of Performing Arts in March, Paper … [Read more...]

Paper Street Theatre Improv Festival April 12-16, 2016. Celebrating 5 years as a company.

Paper Street Theatre Improv Festival April 12-16, 2016. Celebrating 5 years as a company. I was first introduced to the improvisation techniques of Dave Morris in 2009 with his hit Victoria Fringe show—Dave Morris is an Asshole (definitely a catchy and fringy title). In 2011 he founded Paper Street Theatre with the express desire to develop a literary-based long-form style, and attracted some of the city’s finest improvisers to his … [Read more...]

Ten Theatre Festivals for 2016 in Victoria BC.

Ten Theatre Festivals for 2016 in Victoria BC Victoria is a city of theatre with over 50 companies (both large and small, new and established, traditional and emerging) regularly producing work.  This is the year the Belfry Theatre celebrates its 40th season, Paper Street Theatre celebrates its fifth and the Victoria Fringe Festival turns 30!  As I began to catalogue the many events audiences  can look forward to in 2016, I came to the … [Read more...]