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Posted on 18 Jun 2014 in

- SCA Alumni join up to retell a classic

Loomings or, the whale opens June 27

SCA alumni are producing a new work in collaboration opening at the end of June, loomings; or, the whale is a fantasy tale inspired by Herman Melville's Moby Dick.

Featuring the collective talents of Derek Chan (writer/director), Rui Su (lighting), and performers Pedro Chamale, Marc Castellini, Andrew Ferguson, Keely O'Brien, Kayleigh Sandomirsky, Brian M Shannon, and Elliot Vaughan, who have all attended SCA. 


rice & beans theatre presents 
loomings; or, the whale
Pandora’s Box Studios
1890 Pandora Street, Vancouver
June 27 - 29, July 1 - 2, 4 - 5, 8:00 pm
July 5 only, 2:00 pm matinee
Tickets: $15/$20

loomings is an expressionistic presentation of the turbulent relationship between father and son, the play bravely challenges methods of storytelling utilising repetitions and variations of leitmotifs, fragmented scenes, and wild, improbable stage pictures.

Posted on 16 Jun 2014 in

- Congrats to the Class of 2014!

SCA graduates attend spring convocation

Friday, June 13, 2014

All the school exams, projects, and performances for the Class of 2014 are over now, but last Friday was a very special opportunity for one more get together for the graduating students attending convocation at SFU Burnaby. 

Congratulations to all the students of SCA who graduated last week, and all the best for the future. Please stay in touch! 









Check out more photos on our facebook page.
View Convocation 2014 Program.

Posted on 04 Jun 2014 in

- Acclaimed indie-filmmaker Nicolás Pereda joins SCA faculty

On behalf of all the faculty and staff at SCA, we would like to welcome Nicolás Pereda as the newest addition to our team. Nicolás will start teaching in the fall term, as assistant professor in film production.

Nicolás Pereda is a filmmaker whose work explores the everyday through fractured and elliptical narratives using fiction and documentary tools. He received his MFA from York University. He was a Radcliffe fellow at Harvard University. His films have been exhibited in festivals around the world like Berlin, Venice, Locarno, Rotterdam, Toronto and San Sebastian. He has had more than twenty retrospectives in various festivals, cinematheques and archives including Anthology Film Archive, Harvard Film Archive and the Jeonju International Film Festival. In 2010, his film Summer of Goliath was awarded the Orizzonti award at the Venice Film Festival.