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rEvolver Festival

rEvolver: 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 7
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12:00 pm

The time it takes me to get to you

A transdisciplinary, audience immersive performance exploring the connection between co-presence and the rise of contemporary fascism.

June 6
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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 4
  —  
11:30 am

The Body Project: work-in-progress + symposium on the female body

A 20-minute presentation of The Body Project, followed by a discussion exploring the external and internal pressures that surround female bodies.

June 8
  —  
11:00 am

Outside City Limits

Nadia Ross leads a discussion and information sharing about creating work and partnerships outside big city centres.

June 7
  —  
5:00 pm

In Tune: Like a Fly in Amber

New Musicals in Development from Touchstone Theatre

June 7
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8:00 pm

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