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In conversation with Monkey Beach's Loretta Sarah Todd

In conversation with Monkey Beach’s Loretta Todd

Receiving its world premiere as the opening to this year's Vancouver International Film Festival, Loretta Todd's Monkey Beach is already making waves. Hailed as "not...
Punk as Flick: Queer Punk Retrospective shorts program screens as part of the 2020 Vancouver Queer Film Festival.

In conversation with Kim Kinakin & Michael V. Smith

The 2020 Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) goes online this year from August 13 to 23. Featuring more than 60 films from 10 countries,...
Boca del Lupo Artistic Director Sherry Yoon, and Artistic Producer Jay Dodge

In conversation with Sherry Yoon & Jay Dodge of Boca del Lupo

Drawing on their experience with micro and immersive performance and taking precautions to keep audiences, staff and artists safe, Boca del Lupo's Jay Dodge...
David C Jones speaks with Blind Tiger's diversity coordinator Ronald Dario (above) to find out more about the comedy school's Welcome 2020 initiative and discuss the wider issues facing BIPOC artists in comedy and improv.

In conversation with Ronald Dario of Blind Tiger Comedy

This summer, Vancouver's Blind Tiger Comedy will offer its courses in improv and sketch comedy to new students who identify as Black, Indigenous, or...
James Sanders and his son Max in a still from their video short A Father and Son's Guide to Surviving Isolation.

In Conversation with James Sanders (and his son Max)

James Sanders has worked as an actor, writer, director, and producer for both the stage and screen. Quadriplegic from a spinal cord injury, Sanders has focused...
Mike Delamont

In Conversation with Mike Delamont

Comedian Mike Delmont has been featured at the Halifax Comedy Festival, on CBC's The Debaters, and at Montreal's Just For Laughs. But likely you...
Michael Teigan reveals the date for the kidney transplant by creating matching t-shirts for him and recipient Stephen Gillis. Photo: Facebook/Stephen Gillis.

Vancouver actor Michael Teigan gives the ultimate gift and hopes others will too

Vancouver actor Michael Teigan never imagined he would one day become a living organ donor. But that is precisely what happened as he became...
Daniel Deorksen and David Newham in the Seven Tyrants Theatre production of A Steady Rain, which gets a remount as the company's seasons closer.

In Conversation with: Daniel Deorksen and David Thomas Newham

So, you want to be an actor. You audition, get into a good school, and after graduating it is time to find work. Often...
Stephen Aberle

In conversation with: Stephen Aberle

In our continuing series, contributor David C Jones meets some of the artists from Vancouver's performing arts scene. Meet Vancouver-based actor Stephen Aberle. Stephen is a...
Melissa Oei

In conversation with: Melissa Oei

In our newest series, contributor David C Jones meets some of the artists from Vancouver's performing arts scene. First up is actor, Melissa Oei. Born and...

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