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Joyce Rosario

The sensuality of Oil Pressure Vibrator—A curatorial statement by Joyce Rosario

December 12, 2016

Oil Pressure Vibrator

Performances by Geumhyung Jeong are without artifice—and yet otherworldly. Oil Pressure Vibrator is one of my top picks at PuSh this year. Since seeing 7 Ways this past September at the TBA Festival in Portland, […]

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This is for the cast of Concord Floral—A curatorial statement by Joyce Rosario

December 01, 2016

This is for the cast of Concord Floral. Each year PuSh rolls around, I am inevitably asked a question I dread as a curator: Which show is your favorite? Each year, I skirt around the […]

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Allow us to introduce ourselves… — A look inside the PuSh Youth Academy

January 29, 2015

2015 PuSh Youth Academy

The PuSh Festival is pleased to offer the PuSh Youth Program for 16- to 24-year olds, to nurture budding dance, theatre and music enthusiasts of Vancouver—from the cautiously curious to emerging pre-professionals. The PuSh Festival […]

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2015 PuSh Festival Curatorial Message from Associate Curator Joyce Rosario

November 12, 2014

Joyce Rosario

A note on making your list for this year’s PuSh Festival: Choose a thread and follow it through the 2015 programming. Be delighted, astonished and disarmed by ideas and artists that defy expectation and shift […]

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Curatorial Statement – The Quiet Volume

January 22, 2014

I have a confession to make. Until the preparation for The Quiet Volume, I hadn’t borrowed a book from the library for 10 years. I discovered this two weeks ago when I was doing a […]

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Origins of the PuSh Young Ambassadors Program: an interview with Dani Fecko

January 20, 2014

Joyce Rosario, PuSh Festival’s Associate Curator and coordinator of the 2014 Young Ambassadors program speaks to her predecessor, Dani Fecko, now Managing Producer of Boca del Lupo, and founder of PuSh Festival’s Young Ambassadors program. The Young […]

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January 15, 2014

The Georgia Straight has never been more intrinsic to the lives of Vancouverites than it is today. It is the most read publication in Vancouver, bar none, and the most read free paper in Metro […]

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First look at week 2 from the curatorial department

January 09, 2014

There’s just so much to look forward to during the 2014 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival! It seems like only yesterday I wrote the week one of PuSh Festival round-up, and already we are only FIVE […]

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