An exciting mad-dash immersive theatre event of micro performances in a one-day-only venue take over of Presentation House Theatre.
Experience each unique performance in whatever order you choose and journeying into 10 mini-worlds: from one-on-one encounters to pop-up perogy cooking to immersive walk-abouts. Organized in no particular viewing order, venture to catch as many performances as you so choose in between gathering with other guests in our central hub to drink, meet and socialize.
The HIVE Performance Collective features the work of:
● Caroline Sniatynski
● Dusty Foot Productions
● Julia Siedlanowska
● Little Thief Theatre
● Ariel Martz-Oberlander
● Re:Current Theatre
● rice & beans theatre
● star star theatre
● The Troika Collective
● unladylike co.
We take our namesake from the incredibly successful HIVE originally produced in 2006 by 11 of Vancouver and Victoria's creation-based theatre companies known collectively as Progress Lab.
Loosely inspired by Réjean Ducharme's book of poems L’Hiver de force, Straight Jacket Winter is a semi-autobiographical work about the the growing phenomenon of mass mobility and its repercussions for our social and emotional lives, and for our sense of who we are.
A 20-minute presentation of The Body Project, followed by a discussion exploring the external and internal pressures that surround female bodies.