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The winners of the 2017 Fringe New Play Prize – lee williams boudakian, Kamee Abrahamian and Anoushka Ratnarajah – have been working with Associate Dramaturg mia amir on their play Setting Bones for the last seven months. Anoushka shares the challenges and deep explorations embedded in creating this far-reaching and personal work.
The Vancouver Fringe Festival and Playwrights Theatre Centre are calling for applications for the sixth year of the Fringe New Play Prize. Through the Fringe New Play Prize, PTC and the Vancouver Fringe offer BC artists a leg up in the process of creating and producing a new play. BC…
In Facing the Fuck-Ups (originally published Jan. 24, 2017 on SpiderWebShow, a knowledge commons by and for the theatre community), Debbie Patterson talks about her journey to fully incorporate her disability into her theatre work, including discussion of internalized ableism, common disability narratives in popular culture and, perhaps most importantly, how to fail.
Our playwrights are working on some great projects.
Congratulations to Tim Carlson and the whole Foreign Radical team on a show that is "...carried off with such slick persuasion that you'll hardly notice how much you're giving away, or compromising yourself." Dramaturged by our own Kathleen Flaherty.
Bonus for your beach day! Check out this Vines Art Festival 2017 show on Sunday Aug. 13, created by our associate dramaturg, Mia Amir and T‘uy’t’tanat – Cease Wyss: stories that live in the land of the body, and in the body of the land. Chronic illness, colonization, imagination, and ceremony sit at the centre of the invitation.