Hey Players! The UBC English department is looking for actors for a stage reading of selected scenes from Crabdance, a play by Canadian playwright, Beverley Simons. Crabdance is a tragicomedy in which a lonely, middle-aged women plays elaborate, ritualistic games with three men whom she forces to play the roles of her son, her husband, and her lover. The
Jessica Kim Grief finds us in many different ways and dealt with equally many different ways. It comes to us for those that are dead or those who are simply lost to us. We weep, we curse and we sometimes follow some meticulous, meaningless but meaningful procedures to forget, to remember and to honor. Pacific
Jessica Kim Fun Home: A coming-of-age musical. As someone who has read the graphic memoir it is based on, this intrigues me. Why coming-of-age instead of “A family tragicomedy” subtitle from the original memoir? The Arts Club presents Fun Home, music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, based on the graphic novel by
Jessica Kim “She is ruined.” Every time the title of a play is mentioned, it’s significant. The audience’s ears perk up and the tension in the room suddenly rises. In Ruined by Lynn Nottage, a production by Dark Glass Theatre at the Pacific Theatre, this happens rather quickly, in the first 10 minutes or so.
Jessica Kim “Lean in close and watch me now… watch me now, watch me real close…” It’s almost hypnotizing listening to the two brothers as they shuffle the cards- Who will come out on top? Topdog/Underdog, written by Suzan-Lori Parks is an Arts Club production directed by Dean Paul Gibson. Starring Micheal Blake and Luc
Happy New Year! Audition information for this year’s Festival Dionysia is finally out! We are still looking for crew members as well, though, so click here for more information if that is more up your alley. For auditions, the dates are: January 19th: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM January 20th: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Hello, Players! We’ve been looking for Crew members for this year’s Dionysia for awhile and we still need more! We are still looking for: 1 Sound designer 2 Costume designers 2 Set designers 2 Prop designers/masters 1 Light board Operator 1 Sound board Operator 1 Stage Manager 6 Assistant Stage Managers Please email firstname.lastname@example.org:
Pictured (L-R): Peter Carlone, Kim Larson, Giovanni Mocibob, Baraka Rahmani, Jalen Saip Jessica Kim After October hits it’s a whirlwind of holidays until suddenly it’s the new year. Halloween and Thanksgiving zipped right past me and while I’m preparing for exam weeks, it seems like the rest of the world is warming up to the
The Acting Workshop with UBC Professor Tom Scholte is unfortunately delayed until the next semester.
Hello, Players! We are NOW accepting submissions for the 7th annual Festival Dionysia! Festival Dionysia is an annual festival of One Acts by the UBC Players Club, directed, written and produced mostly by UBC students. If you would like to direct or write a one act play, this is your chance! Playwrights, please fill