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California comes to the Arts Club 150 150 Archway Publishers

California comes to the Arts Club

The largest tour of California wines comes to the Arts Club Theatre Company on Monday, April 25. Held at the Vancouver Convention Centre, the 2016 California Wine Fair brings 400 premium wines from 150 of California’s top producers to one of the Arts Club’s largest annual fundraisers. Guests toasting the 2015 California Wine Fair. Photo by Mark…

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California Wine: The Judgment of Paris 150 150 Archway Publishers

California Wine: The Judgment of Paris

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Judgment of Paris, a blind wine tasting competition that changed the world’s view on California wines forever. In 1976, Stephen Spurrier, an Englishman who ran a wine shop in Paris, arranged a blind wine tasting in celebration of the American Bicentennial activities in Paris. Spurrier intended to promote…

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Interview with MTI alumna, Courtney Shields 150 150 Archway Publishers

Interview with MTI alumna, Courtney Shields

The Arts Club’s own Musical Theatre Intensive program (MTI) will be entering its 15th year this summer. This program provides youth, aged 12–19, with the opportunity to train with industry professionals to hone their singing, acting, and dancing skills. MTI has also started to see its alumni from both the Surrey and Vancouver programs utilizing…

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LEAP Student on the Playwriting Process (Part 4) 150 150 Archway Publishers

LEAP Student on the Playwriting Process (Part 4)

This is the fourth and final installment of Level 1 LEAP student Ashleigh Giffen’s journal on her playwriting process. Ashleigh commutes weekly from Squamish to attend class at the BMO Theatre Centre and we asked her to chronicle her experience, leading up to the mid-January script deadline. Thursday, January 14th Today was one of those days…

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The Spring Raffle is Sold Out! 150 150 Archway Publishers

The Spring Raffle is Sold Out!

For the first time in Arts Club’s history, our spring raffle has sold out! Thank you to those who purchased their tickets at one of our theatres, through the website, or by calling the box office. With the help of patrons and volunteers, we have been able to sell all 1,100 tickets in less than…

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The California Wine Fair is Coming! 150 150 Archway Publishers

The California Wine Fair is Coming!

Calling all wine lovers! Do you love wine? Do you love theatre? Do you love tasting wine while supporting theatre? If so, we have the perfect event for you—our 36th annual California Wine Fair! On Monday, April 25, the Arts Club will once again be partnering with the Wine Institute of California to host our signature…

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LEAP Student on the Playwriting Process (Part 3) 150 150 Archway Publishers

LEAP Student on the Playwriting Process (Part 3)

This is the third installment of Level 1 LEAP student Ashleigh Giffen’s journal on her playwriting  process (read the second here and the first here). Ashleigh commutes weekly from Squamish to attend class at the BMO Theatre Centre and we asked her to chronicle her experience, leading up to the mid-January script deadline. Sunday, January 10th Today…

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LEAP Student on the Playwriting Process (Part 2) 150 150 Archway Publishers

LEAP Student on the Playwriting Process (Part 2)

Ashleigh Giffen is a Level 1 student in this year’s LEAP program, who commutes weekly from Squamish to attend class at the BMO Theatre Centre. We asked her to chronicle her experience with the creation of the first draft of her play, leading up to the mid-January deadline. This is the second installment in her…

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Q & A with Daniel Frankel from Tap & Barrel Olympic Village 150 150 Archway Publishers

Q & A with Daniel Frankel from Tap & Barrel Olympic Village

This season, the Arts Club has partnered with Tap & Barrel Olympic Village for our Goldcorp Stage productions, including Peter and the Starcatcher and The (Post) Mistress. We recently chatted with owner and proprietor, Daniel Frankel, for an inside scoop on this exciting opportunity and what makes Tap & Barrel such a special part of our community. ACTC:…

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LEAP Student on the Playwriting Process 150 150 Archway Publishers

LEAP Student on the Playwriting Process

Ashleigh Giffen is a Level 1 student in this year’s LEAP program, who commutes weekly from Squamish to attend class at the BMO Theatre Centre. We asked her to chronicle her experience with the creation of the first draft of her play, leading up to the mid-January deadline. What she created for us offers a…

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