Category Archives: Firehall News

08

Nov
2017

Autumn Update from the Firehall

Everything is connected – 35 years of theatre and dance that connects. The Firehall has been bustling since kicking off our 2017-2018 season.  Feasting on Famine and Hyperlink have been and gone and Happy Place by Pamela Sinha just closed.  The cast and crew of Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth are into their […]


13

Jul
2017

We Surpassed our Fundraising Goal!

We are so excited to announce that we have surpassed our fundraising goal for our Matching 35th Anniversary Campaign! Thanks to the numerous donations from our supporters and patrons, we have raised an extraordinary $36,384. We here at the Firehall Arts Centre are so grateful to be part of such a supportive, giving community.  With […]


08

Jun
2017

The Wait is Over! The Firehall Announces the 35th Anniversary Season!

For its 35th anniversary season the Firehall brings back some old favorites, welcomes back artists we have worked with in the past and introduces new work telling powerful stories as we look back to the future! September 27-30, 2017 | FEASTING ON FAMINE Radical System Art/Shay Kuebler A Firehall Arts Centre presentation One man’s journey […]


21

Apr
2017

18 instruments. 6 multi-talented artists. 2 powerhouse collaborators (and spouses!). 1 legendary Canadian musician.   Here’s a sneak peek of rehearsals of Circle Game: Reimagining the Music of Joni Mitchell with cast members Kimmy Choi, David Z. Cohen, Rowen Kahn, Scott Perrie, Adriana Ravalli, and Sara Vickruck                 […]


29

Mar
2017

Last week of Refuge

Here’s what reviewers are saying: “A powerful and relevant work” – Jay Minter, On The List “Donna Spencer…brings together a skillful, sensitive cast.” – Jo Ledingham “Refuge is a genuine eye-opener, and Donna Spencer’s production gives full value to its concerns. The acting is excellent… “ – Jerry Wasserman, Vancouver Sun “I don’t remember the […]


06

Mar
2017

Help Bring Students to REFUGE

Canada has become a beacon for refugees leaving war torn countries, poverty and oppression to find a safe refuge for their families. As numbers of refugees crossing the border increase in this era of actions by the current U.S. President, we need to consider how we, as Canadians, respond to this need. How do we […]


10

Feb
2017

A “Nasty Woman” Onstage at the Firehall

Marguerite de la Rocque de Roberval, a French nobleman fits the description of what someone whose name shall go unnamed would label a “nasty woman”. She was abandoned by her uncle, who had set out to Canada to help colonize it, on a remote island off the coast of Newfoundland, for her sexual indiscretions in […]


21

Jan
2017

“Thank goodness for second chances. Or perhaps more appropriately in the case of The Nether, a second life.” – Mark Robins, Vancouver Presents

Following its debut at the 2016 Vancouver Fringe Festival, The Nether continues to receive high critical praise on the Firehall Arts Centre stage. “Don’t be daunted by The Nether’s subject matter. See it. But brace yourself: Haley springs a couple of plot twists that will stun you.” – Colin Thomas, colinthomas.ca “Director Chris Lam’s minimalist staging […]