Past


Summer Concerts in the Courtyard

A Firehall Arts Centre & Nightingale Productions presentation

August 26

What better way to spend a summer evening than on a patio listening to music? Join us for an evening of jazz in the summertime with our summer concert series. Grab a drink, take a seat and experience jazz, Firehall courtyard style.

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Good Timber

The Other Guys Theatre

August 7 to 19

Based on the logger poetry of Robert E. Swanson, the Bard of the Woods, this amazingly talented ensemble has created a show of songs and stories played against a multi-media backdrop of rarely seen archival imagery.

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Dancing on the Edge Festival

Dancing on the Edge Festival

July 5 to 14, 2012

The Dancing on the Edge Festival is Canada's longest running festival of contemporary dance, taking place July 5 - 14, 2012. This year's festival features nearly 50 performances from more than 20 companies and choreographers from across Canada including performances from Vancouver's 605 Collective, Toronto choreographer Heidi Strauss' adelheid dance projects and Paul-André Fortier of Montreal's Fortier Danse-Création, among many others. With full and mixed programs as well as site-specific works the 24th annual Dancing on the Edge Festival is bringing dance in all shapes and forms to Vancouver audiences.

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Shelter From The Storm

Produced by Touchstone Theatre in Association with Playwrights Theatre Centre and the Firehall Arts Centre

May 31 to June 9, 2012

Our notions of courage and cowardice come into question in this story of a Vietnam draft dodger who takes in a traumatized young American soldier after he deserts his post in Iraq.

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BC Buds Spring Arts Fair 2012

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

May 11 to 13, 2012

The Firehall will fling open its doors for audiences of all ages to experience theatre, dance, film, music and inter-disciplinary pieces in unorthodox settings, including the hallways, courtyard and dressing rooms!

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Kudos & Cocktails

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

May 9

Join us Wednesday, May 9th for Kudos & Cocktails, a celebration to pay tribute to five individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the Firehall and the artistic community in Vancouver.

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Ubuntu (The Cape Town Project)

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

April 12 to 21, 2012

In South Africa, “ubuntu” refers to the spirit of community; the belief that humanity is tied together.

Weaving storytelling, music and dance and featuring actors from Canada and South Africa, Ubuntu tells the tale of two people, separated by oceans, who are brought together by ghosts to discover the secrets of their pasts.

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A staged reading of the play Empress of Asia

A Firehall Arts Centre Production

March 23 & 24, 2012

Join us for a free staged reading of Larry Wong’s new play, Empress of Asia.

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Fragments – Volume I

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

March 14 to 17, 2012

Montreal’s Sylvain Émard places the dancers at the very heart of this creation, crafting for them made-to-measure roles inspired by their most pressing needs. In three solos and a duet, he establishes four contrasting worlds where the depth and authenticity of gesture convey the complexity and vulnerability of the individual and create a striking patchwork of insistent urgency.

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Goodness

A Firehall Arts Centre, Chutzpah! Festival and Touchstone Theatre Co-Presentation of the Volcano Theatre Production

March 6 to 11, 2012

The story of a Jewish-Canadian writer, the descendant of Holocaust survivors, who after a heartbreak, goes on a journey to uncover his past. By chance, he meets a woman who has lived through a much more recent genocide. Together they explore individual responsibility, prejudice and revenge as the stage fills with music from around the world- from Ukraine to Croatia to Zimbabwe.

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