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June 2
  —  
5:00 pm

Svāhā – Building Bridges, Building a “Body-Choir”

York Theatre

Nova Dance is embarking on a major new production and are looking to connect with dancers trained in classical Indian dance styles.

June 3
  —  
8:00 pm

Indigenous Vibrations

Historic Theatre

A curated line up of musicians will be sharing stories in a mix of performance styles in a genre-shifting show featuring soundscape, hip hop, contemporary song, and poetry.

June 4
  —  
11:30 am

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

Jim Green Studio

A 20-minute presentation of The Body Project, followed by a symposium to discuss and explore the external and internal pressures that surround female bodies.

June 4
  —  
2:00 pm

Chicken Girl

Annex Theatre

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 4
  —  
8:00 pm

Me Love BINGO!

Vancity Culture Lab

Part variety hour, part game night, part Pee Wee's Playhouse. Join your costume-clad host, Kyle Loven, and guest assistants from your community for a campy night of games, performance numbers, wacky prizes, sweet tunes, and a ton of gold sequin fabric.

June 5
  —  
11:00 am

You Used to Call Me Marie ...

You Used to Call me Marie... follows two souls in eight different Metis love stories at eight distinct points in time.

June 5
  —  
2:30 pm

Symposium: Conversations about Festival Curation

SFU Woodwards

Join the conversation on current issues in festival curation via Lois Weavers’ experimental open public forum, “The Long Table,” and connect with directors Yolanda Cesta Cursach (Chicago, IL), Olivia C. Davies, Heather Lamoureux, among others.

June 5
  —  
5:00 pm

In Tune: Battle of Ballantyne Pier

CBC Studio 700

New Musicals in Development from Touchstone Theatre

June 5
  —  
8:00 pm

Oh What a Beautiful Morning!

Russian Hall

Fight With a Stick dismantles and remakes Oklahoma! — a radical re-imagining of the iconic musical for our time.

June 6
  —  
2:00 pm

culturecapital [competitive cards demo]

culturecapital is an arts trading card game about how value is determined, shifted, and produced within performing arts economies.

June 6
  —  
2:00 pm

Untitled Peter Tripp Project

Jim Green Studio

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 6
  —  
2:30 pm

Untitled Work-in-Progress

York Theatre

How do you mark a special occasion? For one week, Siminovitch Prize winning director Nadia Ross will explore this idea in residency and will share what she’s come up with in one public presentation.

June 6
  —  
5:00 pm

In Tune: Hey Viola!

CBC Studio 700

New Musicals in Development from Touchstone Theatre

June 6
  —  
8:00 pm

Straight Jacket Winter

Historic Theatre

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 6
  —  
10:00 pm

Stray: Memoir of a Runaway

Cultch Founder's Lounge

Reading and Performance

June 6
  —  
2:00 pm

Eloise

Shadbolt Centre for the Arts

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 7
  —  
2:30 pm

INHERITANCE: a pick-the-path experience

Shadbolt Centre for the Arts

An urban couple. A rural property. A stranger. As three people vy for control of a vast plot of land, the audience votes to determine what happens next.

June 7
  —  
5:00 pm

In Tune: Like a Fly in Amber

CBC Studio 700

New Musicals in Development from Touchstone Theatre

June 7
  —  
8:00 pm

Straight Jacket Winter

Historic Theatre

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 8
  —  
2:00 pm

HIVE 2019

Presentation House Theatre

An exciting mad-dash immersive theatre event of micro performances in a one-day-only venue take over of Presentation House Theatre.

June 8
  —  
5:00 pm

In Tune: Songs for Lifeboats & Mermaid Spring

CBC Studio 700

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June 8
  —  
8:00 pm

Unscripted: Kuroko

PL 1422

Join Tetsuro Shigematsu for a behind-the-scenes party exploring the world of his upcoming new play.

June 8
  —  
8:00 pm

Straight Jacket Winter

Historic Theatre

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 8
  —  
10:00 pm

Tucked & Plucked: Vancouver’s Indigenous Drag Herstory Live Onstage

Historic Theatre

The Rosie O’Donnell Show meets the Jerry Springer Show, in the ultimate live drag herstory lesson. Get an insider’s look at Vancouver’s indigenous drag community in the bedazzled talkshow event of the season.

June 9
  —  
5:00 pm

In Tune: Polly and the Penthouse

Penthouse Nightclub

New Musicals in Development from Touchstone Theatre

June 8
  —  
8:00 pm

Straight Jacket Winter

Historic Theatre

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 7
  —  
8:00 pm

Straight Jacket Winter

Historic Theatre

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
  —  
2:00 pm

Chicken Girl

Annex Theatre

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 8
  —  
2:00 pm

HIVE 2019

Presentation House Theatre

An exciting mad-dash immersive theatre event of micro performances in a one-day-only venue take over of Presentation House Theatre.

June 3
  —  
8:00 pm

Indigenous Vibrations

Historic Theatre

A curated line up of musicians will be sharing stories in a mix of performance styles in a genre-shifting show featuring soundscape, hip hop, contemporary song, and poetry.

June 4
  —  
8:00 pm

Me Love BINGO!

Vancity Culture Lab

Part variety hour, part game night, part Pee Wee's Playhouse. Join your costume-clad host, Kyle Loven, and guest assistants from your community for a campy night of games, performance numbers, wacky prizes, sweet tunes, and a ton of gold sequin fabric.

June 5
  —  
8:00 pm

Oh What a Beautiful Morning!

Russian Hall

Fight With a Stick dismantles and remakes Oklahoma! — a radical re-imagining of the iconic musical for our time.

June 6
  —  
8:00 pm

Straight Jacket Winter

Historic Theatre

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 8
  —  
10:00 pm

Tucked & Plucked: Vancouver’s Indigenous Drag Herstory Live Onstage

Historic Theatre

The Rosie O’Donnell Show meets the Jerry Springer Show, in the ultimate live drag herstory lesson. Get an insider’s look at Vancouver’s indigenous drag community in the bedazzled talkshow event of the season.

June 2
  —  
5:00 pm

Svāhā – Building Bridges, Building a “Body-Choir”

York Theatre

Nova Dance is embarking on a major new production and are looking to connect with dancers trained in classical Indian dance styles.

June 4
  —  
11:30 am

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

Jim Green Studio

A 20-minute presentation of The Body Project, followed by a symposium to discuss and explore the external and internal pressures that surround female bodies.

June 5
  —  
11:00 am

You Used to Call Me Marie ...

You Used to Call me Marie... follows two souls in eight different Metis love stories at eight distinct points in time.

June 6
  —  
2:00 pm

culturecapital [competitive cards demo]

culturecapital is an arts trading card game about how value is determined, shifted, and produced within performing arts economies.

June 6
  —  
2:00 pm

Untitled Peter Tripp Project

Jim Green Studio

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 6
  —  
2:30 pm

Untitled Work-in-Progress

York Theatre

How do you mark a special occasion? For one week, Siminovitch Prize winning director Nadia Ross will explore this idea in residency and will share what she’s come up with in one public presentation.

June 6
  —  
5:00 pm

In Tune: Hey Viola!

CBC Studio 700

New Musicals in Development from Touchstone Theatre

June 6
  —  
2:00 pm

Eloise

Shadbolt Centre for the Arts

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 7
  —  
2:30 pm

INHERITANCE: a pick-the-path experience

Shadbolt Centre for the Arts

An urban couple. A rural property. A stranger. As three people vy for control of a vast plot of land, the audience votes to determine what happens next.

June 8
  —  
8:00 pm

Unscripted: Kuroko

PL 1422

Join Tetsuro Shigematsu for a behind-the-scenes party exploring the world of his upcoming new play.

June 5
  —  
2:30 pm

Symposium: Conversations about Festival Curation

SFU Woodwards

Join the conversation on current issues in festival curation via Lois Weavers’ experimental open public forum, “The Long Table,” and connect with directors Yolanda Cesta Cursach (Chicago, IL), Olivia C. Davies, Heather Lamoureux, among others.

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