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Stickboy in Burnaby 150 150 Archway Publishers

Stickboy in Burnaby

The Vancouver Opera In Schools tour of Stickboy continues! This week, the VOIS team wraps up four performances in Burnaby and next week they’ll continue around Metro Vancouver. Here’s a reaction to the performance from Peter Dubinsky, Director of Instruction at Burnaby School District #41: I just came from our first performance of Stickboy in Burnaby. …

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Vibrant Colours Come to Life in PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Costumes 150 150 Archway Publishers

Vibrant Colours Come to Life in PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Costumes

As we’re in the throws of tech week for Pride and Prejudice, costume designer Christine Reimer shares some behind-the-scenes photos of the fabric dying and costume fitting process. Before I started designing costumes, I was a fabric dyer for many seasons at The Stratford Festival and The Oregon Shakespeare Festival. I was employed for up to…

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Dancer Profile: Andrew Bartee 150 150 Archway Publishers

Dancer Profile: Andrew Bartee

“Tangerine dream” C- Okay, let’s do this. So I am going to start with a big question that you can answer in a big way or a small way. Why dance? A- Well, I tried a lot of things growing up. My dad coached baseball and basketball when I was little and all of my…

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Stickboy Launches Province-Wide Tour in 2016 150 150 Archway Publishers

Stickboy Launches Province-Wide Tour in 2016

This past Saturday, the Michael and Inna O’Brian Centre for Vancouver Opera played host to the company of Stickboy for the final time, just prior to the touring cast, musicians and stage crew for the adapted iteration of this work setting off on a five-month BC tour that is slated to engage an audience of…

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Musical Theatre Intensive: Alumni Success 150 150 Archway Publishers

Musical Theatre Intensive: Alumni Success

When young people take part in the Arts Club Musical Theatre Intensive they become part of our community and, whenever possible, we offer alumni opportunities to perform at special events and workshops. The greatest thrill, however, is seeing our students move on to greater and greater successes. Alumni of our program are now studying at top…

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