Category Archives: Firehall News

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 […]


01

Oct
2019

Up Next: Spooky Action!

Spooky Action by Lesley Telford/Inverso Productions Playing from October 16 – 19 at the Firehall Arts Centre! Get your tickets HERE! “An interdisciplinary dance project inspired by particle entanglement” Spooky Action is inspired by Einstein’s famous phrase referring to particles that are so closely linked, they share the same existence. A collaboration with poet/performer Barbara […]


24

Aug
2019

Up Next: The Shipment!

The Shipment by Young Jean Lee Playing from September 24 – October 5 at the Firehall Arts Centre! Get your tickets HERE! “A provocative comedy to shake the woke” -The Georgia Straight The Firehall Arts Centre is thrilled to launch its 37th anniversary season with SpeakEasy Theatre’s powerful and provocative comedy, The Shipment. Written by […]