Category Archives: Firehall News

27

Jul
2020

REMINDER: Early Bird Passes only on Sale Until July 31!

In October, in the theatre, we will launch our first of the Salon/Saloon Series with the presentation of Allan Morgan’s one man show, I Walked the Line – a piece that reflects in his generous and humorous manner, his experience walking the line with members of the BC Nurses Union. Following that, as part of […]


23

Jul
2020

Pride Performance Empowers Weekend!

  We are incredibly excited to announce our pride long weekend event, Pride Performance Empowers! (or PPE for short). Taking place in the Firehall’s beautiful courtyard, PPE is a three day long event of theatre, drag, and music! Tickets are very limited because of COVID-19 safety guidelines, so please join us in celebrating a wonderful […]


07

Jul
2020

Dancing on the Edge 2020

We are excited to be hosting the Dancing on the Edge festival again this summer! A combination of live and streamed performances, we’re looking forward to having patrons back to the theatre in both capacities. Please follow this link for a full schedule. Live performance can be purchased here. Virtual performances can be purchased here.


04

Jun
2020

The Firehall is Releasing a Podcast!

In a new initiative to keep engaging our wonderful patrons, we are releasing, “Dramatic Pause: Conversations about the Arts.” Donna Spencer, our Artistic Producer, will be interviewing Canadian artists, covering an array of topics from each artists lives, to the role of art, and it’s importance, especially now, in the current climate. As an homage […]


28

May
2020

An Update on the Firehall and our 2020/2021 Season

Every year many of patrons purchase Early Bird passes to Firehall season’s offerings. They are a great deal with savings ranging from 10% to 28% depending on which pass program purchasers subscribe too and allow purchasers to chose which shows from the Firehall season of between ten to twelve different productions that they wish to […]


27

Apr
2020

Spring Cleaning Finds: George Ryga Photoset

As we plan for our return to performances and to dive in to spring cleaning in our offices and the theatre, we, inevitably, have come upon a few treasures lost in the mess, or as we’d like to call it, “creative build-up.” One such treasure is this beautiful photo set of iconic Canadian playwright, George […]


13

Apr
2020

Donna Spencer: Had/Has a Vision

In 1982, when this photo was taken, my vision for the Firehall was to create a cultural venue that would not only work in partnership with the resident companies at that time but, also, would be a producer and presenter of theatre , dance, and multi-disciplinary works reflecting the diversity of Canadians. And Firehall staff […]


16

Mar
2020

Firehall Suspends Operations

Artistic Producer, Donna Spencer announced today that the Firehall Arts Centre is suspending all productions and presentations until such time as it is deemed safe for the public to meet and enjoy live arts performances. We are, of course, disappointed that we will not at this time be able to share productions like Trans Scripts, […]


13

Mar
2020

Steps We’re Taking to Keep Everyone Safe and Healthy

Dear Valued Friends of the Firehall, The Firehall is committed to providing a healthy safe environment for our audiences, the artists we work with, our volunteers and our staff. We are closely watching COVID-19 developments and looking to the Public Health Agency of Canada, HealthLink BC and BC Centre for Disease Control for their guidance. […]


10

Mar
2020

Firehall’s Response to COVID-19

As a live performance theatre, the Firehall Arts Centre undertakes its productions and presentations for our audiences and we are very dependent on your support at our events.  We are, also, very aware of your concerns with regard to COVID-19 and its potential to be spread in public gatherings.  We are working to keep our […]