This week our friends at Vancouver Presents introduce us to the brand new musical Facing East, explore a mash-up of dance genres in Encuentros and introduce us to Roundhouse Youth Theatre Action Group’s Valerie Methot.
Nate Gardner is the first to admit he is not a fan of straight plays (for the uninitiated a “straight play” has nothing to do with sexual orientation, but is the theatre term for a non-musical). But it was a chance encounter with Carol Lynn Pearson’s stage drama Facing East that would eventually thrust Gardner into the role of producer of a musical. Read more.
Dance worlds collide in Encuentros, a percussive dance production that combines flamenco, Irish, tap, and Egyptian belly dance. See more.
Meet Vancouver theatre artist, director, writer, visual artist and designer, Valerie Methot. Read more.