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...]

Daddy Issues by Human Voltage Theatre Project. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview with Colette Habel

Daddy Issues by Human Voltage Theatre Project. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview with Colette Habel Recent UVic Theatre and Writing alumna Colette Habel is a vital part of Victoria's emerging theatre scene--as performer, creator and director.  Her new devised show Daddy Issues is "not the show you expect" How long have you been producing work on the Fringe circuit?  As an artist/company? This is Human Voltage Theatre Project's very … [Read more...]

A Fall of Theatre 2016 in Victoria BC

A Fall of Theatre 2016 in Victoria BC Fall, with its abundance of theatre performances, is once again here--I count an astonishing forty performances in the period September-December 2016 (and am sure there will be more announced! This article will be updated regularly as I become aware of them.) The Belfry Theatre celebrates a 41st season that is "Contemporary.Canadian." with an emphasis on plays by women, about women, directed by … [Read more...]

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2016. Day Two.

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2016. Day Two. Victoria Fringe Festival August 22-September 4, 2016. Reviews of 6 Quick Dick Tricks: A Dirk Darrow Investigation by Tim Motley, Art of the Eight Limbs by Kat Taddei (Vino Buon Productions), Birdwatching by Jack Hayes (First N Last Productions), Space Hippo by Mochinosha the Wishes Mystical Puppet Company.  All at Venue 7, the Roxy Theatre (2657 Quadra Street).  Please note: I'll post the … [Read more...]