On Vancouver stages: our weekly round-up from Vancouver Presents

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This week the PuSh Festival continues, theatre goes inside the yoga studio, Pacific Theatre explores a moral dilemma, and we meet another Studio 58 grad in our weekly round-up of what’s happening on Vancouver stages right now.

A hybrid musical-operatic-dance piece, Century Song deals with the experiences of black women in Canada through the twentieth century. Co-created by soprano Neema Bickersteth, Toronto’s Volcano Theatre, and choreographer Kate Alton, the format is like an ultra-theatrical music recital: on top of Bickersteth’s compelling, wordless, singing, she physicalizes each story through dance, accompanied by projections designed by Germany’s fettFilm. Read more.

A hybrid musical-operatic-dance piece, Century Song deals with the experiences of black women in Canada through the twentieth century. Co-created by soprano Neema Bickersteth, Toronto’s Volcano Theatre, and choreographer Kate Alton, the format is like an ultra-theatrical music recital: on top of Bickersteth’s compelling, wordless, singing, she physicalizes each story through dance, accompanied by projections designed by Germany’s fettFilm. Read more.

It can be tough to watch Cliff Cardinal’s Huff. At times so devastatingly tragic that it will literally take your breath away, it is a stark reminder that as a society we still have much to do. Read more.

It can be tough to watch Cliff Cardinal’s Huff. At times so devastatingly tragic that it will literally take your breath away, it is a stark reminder that as a society we still have much to do. Read more.

First seen as part of Boca Del Lupo’s Micro Performance Series in 2014, the yoga satire Through the Gaze of a Navel is making the move from the theatre and into the yoga studio. Read more.

First seen as part of Boca Del Lupo’s Micro Performance Series in 2014, the yoga satire Through the Gaze of a Navel is making the move from the theatre and into the yoga studio. Read more.

After fifteen years of pre-recorded entertainment, Variety The Children’s Charity returns to its roots with live shows to celebrate the golden anniversary of its Show of Hearts Telethon on February 13 and 14. Read more.

After fifteen years of pre-recorded entertainment, Variety The Children’s Charity returns to its roots with live shows to celebrate the golden anniversary of its Show of Hearts Telethon on February 13 and 14. Read more.

Shauna Johannesen’s new play Common Grace will play well to its target audience inside the faith-based Pacific Theatre. For the rest of us though, it adds nothing new in its moral exploration. Read more.

Shauna Johannesen’s new play Common Grace will play well to its target audience inside the faith-based Pacific Theatre. For the rest of us though, it adds nothing new in its moral exploration. Read more.

Meet Vancouver theatre professional Corey Bullock. This continues our special series featuring the 50th anniversary fall graduating class from Studio 58, the professional theatre training program at Langara College. Read more.

Meet Vancouver theatre professional Corey Bullock. This continues our special series featuring the 50th anniversary fall graduating class from Studio 58, the professional theatre training program at Langara College. Read more.

 

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