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...]

This is GOOD: A new initiative for Victoria’s creative workers

This is GOOD: A new initiative for Victoria’s creative workers Media Release Picture a private coffee shop with a big rustic table and a warm-industrial feel, tucked away down a tree-lined courtyard on the edge of the Chinatown District and you start to get a sense of what it feels like to attend an event at GOOD. Offering workshops, intensives, classes, retreats, co-working sessions, and one-on-one creative consults alongside community … [Read more...]

Dave Morris of Paper Street Theatre opens new studio March 2015.

Dave Morris of Paper Street Theatre opens new studio March 2015. Dave Morris is an award-winning improviser, teacher of improv, magician and founder of Paper Street Theatre. I first came to know him at the Victoria Fringe Festival in 2010 when he presented the provocatively-titled Dave Morris is an Asshole.  This full-length improvised show upended my preconceptions of the genre, and I have followed his career closely since then.  After … [Read more...]

SPARK Festival 2013 at the Belfry Theatre

Victorians are fortunate to have a lively, varied and very active performing arts community. A yearly highlight is the Belfry Theatre’s SPARK Festival (March 11th – 24th) of new plays and new ideas. This year there are more than 40 free events and five big shows during the festival - truly something for everyone. Highlights include: A Brimful of Asha - Real-life mother and son, Asha and Ravi Jain, each defend their side of this true (and … [Read more...]