Category Archives: Events

20

Oct
2016

For the Mama’s and the Papa’s out there.

For the Mama’s and the Papa’s out there: Some quotes from Nicolle Nattrass’s Mamahood: turn and face the strange “I’m not a perfect mother. I should just get that off my chest right now. But who is right? I mean that would be impossible, except if you were Mary. Now Mary was the perfect mother. […]


20

Oct
2015

Get to know the choreographer

We asked Daniel Léveillé some questions about his piece Solitudes Solo which is coming to the Firehall next week, October 28th-31st. Don’t miss your chance to see these fantastic pieces where Léveillé subjects the dancers to the test of the solo and to impossible choreographic scores. 4 days only! Where did you get the inspiration […]


09

Dec
2014

New Year’s Eve at Chelsea Hotel

We invite you to join the party at the Chelsea Hotel (aka the Firehall Arts Centre) to ring in 2015 on New Years Eve! The Firehall is throwing a fabulous bohemian bash, complete with champagne, hors d’oeuvres, & of course lots of Leonard Cohen songs along wit ha sing-along to Cohen favorites at the après-show party! […]


04

Sep
2013

The Fringe is here!

This week, an explosion of performance artists from around the world will take over the Firehall and other downtown theatre venues for Vancouver’s biggest theatre festival. It’s Fringe time! There are six Fringe shows on at the Firehall from September 5 to 15 – read more about them here. The Fringe is always a wonderfully […]


08

Aug
2013

VANCOUVER AUDIENCES LOVE MUSICALS!

A talented team of young creators on a whim set out to create a new all-Canadian musical that uses an all-American comic book as its genesis. In a conversation with Stewart Yu, who co-wrote, RIVERVIEW HIGH (now playing at the Firehall) with Angela Wong and Mike MacKenzie, Firehall Artistic Producer Donna Spencer asks him why they […]


18

Jul
2013

INK returns to Vancouver with Inside Creation

A beautiful work of dance that debuted at the Firehall Arts Centre a decade ago is being revisited once again, this time at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. From the creators: In 2003 choreographer Andrea Nann collaborated with pottery artist and Chinese ink painter Wayne Ngan (Hornby Island) and contemporary dance artists Alison […]


26

Apr
2013

Contemplation on Land-Research | Donna Spencer

  If you are a consumer of world news, you will be familiar with how much we hear about the conflict within Israel between the Palestinians and the Jewish people over the rights to land and to a lesser degree about the conflicts within different factions within these communities around beliefs and the changing world. […]


23

Apr
2013

Check this out!

Check this out!  If you are into seeing what is going on the world stage, you won’t want to miss Arkadi Zaides ground-breaking work, Land-Research opening April 24th at the Firehall.  Through highly physical movement, projected images, overlays of texts and music and different styles of performance , five performers from different cultural backgrounds explore […]