PuSh Blog

Visa delays lead to cancellation of new project at PuSh

January 17, 2023

It is with great disappointment that PuSh International Performing Arts Festival announces the cancellation of because i love the diversity (this micro attitude, we all have it) due to unreasonable delays regarding the approval of artist visa […]

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Support PuSh this GivingTuesday

November 28, 2022

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, taking place each year after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it’s a time when charities, companies and individuals join together and rally […]

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PuSh Festival Favourite Returns

November 04, 2022

Halifax’s internationally acclaimed 2b Theatre is returning to Vancouver Dec 1-11, 2022 with their 2020 PuSh Festival standout production of Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story. Starring genre-bending sensation Ben Caplan and Governor General Award-winning […]

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2o23 Youth Cohort Open for Applications

October 27, 2022

Two teenagers working with an adult mentor on laptops, using a design application

Produced in partnership with Solid State Community Industries, the PuSh Youth Cohort is back for 2023. Led by Coordinator Fiorella Pinillos and reimagined for 2023, the 3-month program enables youth to experience, examine and engage […]

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Reflections from the Medley Team

October 26, 2022

The 2023 PuSh Youth cohort gathered for a group selfie

By Fegor Obuwoma The PuSh youth cohort is a way for racialised youths who had not previously had access to professional performance art to be introduced to and strengthen their knowledge of the arts. Youth […]

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Reimagining the PuSh Youth Cohort

October 26, 2022

Group photo of the youth cohort

By Fiorella Pinillos Last year I had the opportunity to be the program coordinator for the PuSh Youth Program. The 2022 PuSh Youth Program was a collaboration between Push Performing Arts Festival and Solid State […]

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