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rEvolver Festival

rEvolver Festival presents adventurous, high energy, and sophisticated new work by emerging companies and artists.

UpintheairTheatre
Producer of the Revolver Festival
About This Event

East Vancouver’s rEvolver Festival, now in its seventh year of presenting innovative, interdisciplinary productions from diverse voices in the Canadian live performance community, will run Wednesday, May 22 to Sunday, June 2, 2019 centred at The Cultch.

The 12-day festival will focus on presenting new works—critical, comedic and quirky—by emerging to early mid-career artists. With nine main stage productions in its line-up, the festival also includes three site-specific experiences and three companion events.Featuring an eclectic collection of artists and characters with productions and events that will make audiences think, laugh, delight, and at times cringe—and provide a platform for reflections on contemporary concerns.

This year, rEvolver Fest offers an exclusive Magnetic North Pass which gives Magnetic North Passholders access to 6 select shows for only $60.

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June 4
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2:00 pm

Chicken Girl

Why, indeed, did the chicken cross the road? Our titular character embarks on a surreal adventure to uncover the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her Uncle Chan.

June 7
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2:00 pm

Eloise

Eloise created by Jeanette Kotowich is a cheeky, glamorous and reverent examination of mixed Indigenous cultural Identity. Eloise invites the audience to witness and participate in protocol with sincerity, hilarity, and gratitude.

June 6
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2:00 pm

Untitled Peter Tripp Project

This is a new interdisciplinary work in development, employing a multitude of performance and installation components, influenced by the real life of late 50s Radio DJ Peter Tripp.

June 2
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10:00 am

Vancouver International Children's Festival

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June 7
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8:00 pm

Straight Jacket Winter

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.

June 5
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11:30 am

Indie Systems Burnout + CultureBrew.ART

A discussion on indie systems infrustructure + demo from Valerie Sing Turner

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