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HINKYPUNK

November 21, 2017

HINKYPUNK

Striking, subversive and gorgeous to behold, Ralph Escamillan’s dance spectacular has its creator decked out in “sequin skin”—a layer of shiny ornamentation that serves to mask and reveal all at once. The skin conceals identity […]

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Radio Rewrite

November 21, 2017

Radio Rewrite - Jonny Greenwood

On top of being lead guitarist for one of the world’s greatest bands, Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood is an innovative and increasingly in-demand composer for concert and film. This genre-mashing concert has Vancouver’s Turning Point Ensemble […]

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Critical Ideas: Object-Oriented Performance Practices

November 21, 2017

Critical Ideas brings together artists, critics, scholars and audiences to discuss formal, social and ideological issues affecting performance practice and reception. Algorithmic and design-driven theatre; dances with machines; sound installations that foreground analog or digital […]

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Critical Ideas: Contemporary Indigenous Women’s Performance

November 21, 2017

Critical Ideas brings together artists, critics, scholars and audiences to discuss formal, social and ideological issues affecting performance practice and reception. This panel asks how Indigenous women artists from different territorial and disciplinary backgrounds approach […]

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Pour

November 21, 2017

Pour

In choreographer Daina Ashbee’s fiercely provocative feminist work, dancer Paige Culley coils and uncoils as she works her way around the stage. In her nudity, she is both vulnerable and powerful. The exertions have the […]

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Critical Ideas: Theatre & Institutional Spaces

November 21, 2017

Critical Ideas brings together artists, critics, scholars and audiences to discuss formal, social and ideological issues affecting performance practice and reception. Whether as therapy in hospitals, community-building in prisons, outreach in schools, or entertainment at […]

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King Arthur’s Night

November 21, 2017

King Arthur's Night

Neworld Theatre brings us theatre at its most transformative. This production is a work of radical upheaval, in which the King Arthur legend is made fresh for our eyes. Merlin, Lancelot, Guinevere—they’re all present in […]

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The Events

November 21, 2017

The Events

From Pi Theatre comes this incendiary exploration of a tragic contemporary phenomenon. Written by David Greig, The Events features Claire, a priest and choir leader who has survived a mass shooting. Shattered and bereft, she […]

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