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Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival (Vancouver, Jun. 1-Sep. 23)
Vancouver Fringe Festival Features 800 shows by more than 90 theatre artists and companies selected randomly. Opening Night Party: Sep. 5; Fringe-for-All Previews: Sep. 7; Festival Dates: Sep. 7-17; Pick of the Fringe: Sep. 20-24 (Granville Island, and other venues, Vancouver)
Freedom Singer presented by Urban Ink. Created by Toronto’s Project: Humanity, Freedom Singer is a documentary-style piece of theatre that blends Khari Wendell McClelland’s original music with 1850s freedom songs, verbatim interview excerpts, and first-hand stories. (Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre, Vancouver, Oct. 7-18)
Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival presented by Vancouver Moving Theatre (More than 50 Vancouver locations, Oct. 25-Nov.5)
News & AnnouncemenTs
John Hirsch Prize, presented by Canada Council for the Arts, recognizes new and developing theatre directors who have demonstrated great potential for future excellence and exciting artistic vision. Deadline: Oct. 2
Clown Turns Workshop with John Turner (of Mump & Smoot and the Manitoulin Conservatory) This workshop is designed for those who wish to work on developing and performing short clown pieces. The majority of the time will be devoted to the creation of turns and on performance; with additional time for exercises, games, discussion. (Russian Hall, Vancouver, Nov. 18-25)
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