PuSh Blog

THIS & the last caribou

November 04, 2022

A performer with blonde pigtails wears dark eye makeup, white tank top, furry white paints, and a grey knitted sleeve on the left arm. They are kneeling on the ground looking up. The ground is lit with white lights amid a dark stage.

THIS & the last caribou is a series of three works; each of them explores our place in relation to history and nature.  THIS is a meditation on loss and recovery. It portrays a woman […]

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Le cri des méduses

November 03, 2022

A group of dancers, partially clothed with skin covered in dark smears. They are intertwined, grabbing onto each other in a stack of bodies. The floor is gray and there is a gray irregular structure behind them.

The inspiration for this haunting, dreamlike dance performance is Géricault’s The Raft of Medusa, which depicts a jumble of intertwined bodies and has human desperation as its theme. Choreographer Alan Lake has taken the painting’s […]

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LONTANO + INSTANTE

November 03, 2022

Long-exposure image of Juan Ignacio Tula in Instante, standing in a dark room. He is shirtless and stares into the camera, holding a white stack of paper. Circling him are two rings made of many horizontal rings of light motion lines.

For these two dazzling shows, Juan Ignacio Tula and Marica Marinoni start with a simple concept: one human being plus a large aluminum ring called a Cyr wheel. In LONTANO, Marica spins the Cyr with […]

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Coloured Swan 3: Harriet’s reMix

November 03, 2022

A dancer wearing a costume of brightly coloured flowing tulle stands with arms raised, looking up. They are lit by light above amid a dark blue background.

All aboard the Mothership! Moya Michael’s fantastically creative opus blends music, contemporary dance, digital projection, audience interaction and wild vocal effects; the result is a futuristic meditation on time, politics and human history. Thematically, CS3 […]

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Never Twenty One

November 03, 2022

A dancer in black pants stands facing away from the camera, arms gesturing. The room is darkly lit, highlighting their bare back and arms which are covered in white-painted testimonials of the families of young Black men who have been victims of gun violence.

Smaïl Kanouté’s dance production is a lament, a tribute and a protest. It takes its name from the hashtag #Never21–a reference to Black men who have lost their lives to gun violence before reaching 21 […]

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Club PuSh 2022

November 19, 2021

A DJ with long hair wearing a wide-brimmed hat and hoodie performs. The background is a projection of blue, red, and purple abstract shapes with rays beaming out from the centre. Silhouettes of people with raised hands line the bottom.

If you’re looking to keep the PuSh vibes going this is the place to be. Club PuSh is a spot where you can connect with our artists and fellow PuSh-goers. It’s also the venue for […]

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Se prendre

November 17, 2021

Note: The venue for Se prendre has changed to a location in Vancouver’s Shaughnessy neighbourhood. The address is sent to ticket-holders 24hrs before the performance. If you have purchased tickets, you will be contacted with […]

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