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Thursday, June 13, 2024

Before The Curtain Goes Up: The Or Festival

David C Jones speaks with several creators at this year's Festival of original 10-minute plays on stage at the Jericho Arts Centre March 8-11.

Fabulist Theatre presents the fourth edition of The Or Festival, premiering ten original 10-minute plays written, directed and performed by Vancouver artists.

Each play, selected anonymously by the Festival’s panel of curators, has received a full production, complete with dramaturgical support, direction and presentation at the Festival.

This year’s line-up features:

    • The Spirit Has Teeth by Giselle Mille
    • The Extinction of the Sea Mink & Their Favourite Maple Leaf by Landon Krentz
    • Qi Pao by Kenneth Tynan
    • Boudoir by Kelsi James
    • Common Ground by Alyssa Formosa
    • Chad, Darling by Leysan Timirboulatova
    • The Grind by Seamus Fera
    • Hot Milk by Sherry MacDonald
    • Unraveling by Sydney Marino
    • London by Chantal Gallant

In this edition of Before The Curtain Goes Up, Vancouver Presents contributor David C Jones speaks with several creators at this year’s Festival.

Fabulist Theatre presents The Or Festival 4 at the Jericho Arts Centre (1675 Discovery St, Vancouver) from March 8 through 11. Visit for tickets and information.

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