Category Archives: News

07

Nov
2014

Reviews are in for Urinetown!

Urinetown: The Musical opened to a standing ovation and has already sold out three shows. Here’s what the critics had to say about the irreverent musical comedy that has been making everyone laugh out loud. REVIEWS “you’ll just laugh and laugh and laugh…. one of the best productions in Firehall history… Should be Number One on […]


03

Feb
2014

BC Buds Spring Arts Festival

The Firehall Arts Centre’s BC Buds Spring Arts Festival returns for another jam-packed year. Over thirty different music, theatre, dance, interdisciplinary artists and everything in between take over the every conceivable nook and cranny of the Firehall, turning it into a giant arts factory for three days of inventive and innovative live site-specific performances from […]


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 […]


05

Feb
2013

Now accepting submissions for the Firehall Arts Centre’s Training Program

The Firehall Arts Centre is looking for four individuals to join us for a five month internship learning the ins-and-outs of working in a theatre. Click here to download the application   Individuals will receive the unique opportunity to work and experience the different jobs that are integral to getting a show up and running.  […]


10

Jan
2013

Contemplative Dance Class taught by Denise Fujiwara

Saturday, January 19 Firehall Arts Centre 10am to 12:30pm In addition to choreographing and performing next week in No Exit and Lost & Found, Denise Fujiwara will be teaching a Contemplative dance class as well! Using Japanese Butoh and creative post-modern dance improvisation principles, participants will work towards becoming more present and creative while expanding […]