Posts tagged Vancouver Civic Theatres
Language Matters! The Inclusive Spotlight

Language can direct our actions and shape our experience. We can only change our own interpretations of the messages we receive. I challenge you to be mindful of your words and thoughts on being inclusive.“

Which statement is more inclusive? “All people Welcome” or “Trans People Welcome”?

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#whatnow

I caught a glimpse into #whatnow produced by Alley Theatre in partnership with Good Night Out Vancouver. The workshop production provides a safe space to explore feelings that result from sexual assault and harassment.

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Relaxed Performance of La Cenerentola (Cinderella): The Playhouse, Thurs May 2nd, 12:30pm

There are so many opportunities to modify the experience of live performances and events to make them accessible for all members of the public. However, the biggest takeaway I'll carry with me from the CAN training session was that oftentimes modifications aren't required. Rather, it's important to plan events anticipating and acknowledging the impact that certain sounds, signs and actions may have on others.

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The Full Light of Day at the Vancouver Playhouse

Last night was quiet and cold in Vancouver.  A friend compared the quiet of the downtown streets to Christmas Day in the city.  Walking from Gastown to the Vancouver Playhouse, I agreed with her.  The cold inspired calm and wonder.  Grateful to watch The Full Light of Day last night, it was our first experience watching an Electric Company Theatre production, and it was worlds away from quiet and cold. Intrigued by the company’s self-prescribed “exploration of how concept and form illuminate content” I was eager to witness how their use of light, set design and film projection would enhance the experience of the play.

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