Why have circuses stayed so popular even as so many other forms of entertainment have evolved far from their roots? Simply put, there’s no substitute for the astonishment and wonder you feel when watching the artistry and flexibility of those who work many hours to hone their craft. When Krin Haglund was sliding down those […]

What is eatingthegame? Is it a motivational presentation, a real estate pitch, a blend of reality and fiction that defies all logical explanation? The answer? Yes. When I interviewed Wylie two weeks ago, my research beforehand yielded some mixed results. Here was an actor who’s starred in productions like the Kite Runner in Edmonton, who […]

The prototypical Asian immigrant story usually revolves around a hard working person who drops everything for a better life in an unfamiliar place — someone earnest, eager, filled with hope. Many end up in the service industry, some open grocery stores or restaurants. But what about entering theatre? There are probably a few Asian immigrants […]

Well before watching DISSOLVE, I knew how topical it was. Stories on rape, particularly in the media, have been widely shared, so imagine my surprise when I learned it was first performed in 2003 as a UBC theatre project. I entered somewhat skeptical, because after reading and talking about it, I already understood the consequences, […]

Fylm is a story about relationships, and Venn diagrams, and skiing, and incompetent canine nuclear physicists. So it’s really about nothing at all. It’s a series of pointless vignettes with abrupt ends told into a consumer grade camcorder. With paper puppets. And a guitarist. And a drum machine. Naturally, it’s excellent. Looking for all the […]


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