SCA | Quick News | June 19, 2020

Davey Samuel Calderon at the PTC

Fantastic! SCA alumni Davey Samuel Calderon has become Playwrights Theatre Centre's new Dramaturg, Public Engagement. Congratulations, Davey! Read it HERE.

Kat x 2  

Read a great profile of Kat Siu, who's a double SFU grad – with the SCA in our music area and Computing Science. Congratulations, Kat! Read it HERE.

Andrews' Field | Practice | Context #3

Regular SCA instructor Megan Andrews' FREE "Field | Practice | Context #3" event through the The Dance Centre is coming up: Friday June 26, 2020, from 2pm – 4pm (PST). More info and RSVP HERE.

Congratulations, Sappier

Congratulations to SCA alumni Carr Sappier, who received funding from the CBC's Creative Relief Fund for the documentary short, SAKHI-PITIYAHTE (bright light comes forth from it). Read more HERE.

Pauly on scapegoat

The experimental saxophone and percussion duo scapegoat (Joshua Hyde and Noam Bierstone) perform the SCA's Mauricio Pauly's composition The Threshing Floor on their newly-released album Mauricio Pauly: The Threshing Floor – Santiago Díez Fischer: Plastic Disorder, which is out today on New Focus Recordings. As a plus, if you purchase the digital version via Bandcamp today (from midnight to midnight PDT), Bandcamp will donate 100% of their share of the sale to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, which is something they're also pledging to do annually to commemorate Juneteenth. Check it out HERE.

SCA are Dancing on the Edge

There's good SCA representation in the teaser announcement from Dancing on the Edge Festival of Contemporary Dance, which is set to run July 2 – 11, 2020. The full schedule will be announced June 25. find out more HERE.

Lim on The Relay

Watch busy SCA alumni Milton Lim introducing The Cultch's Digital Storytelling team's new project, The Relay. Watch it HERE.

SCA at the Vines Art Festival

There are many SCA folks in the lineup for the 2020 edition of the Vines Art Festival, which was initiated in 2015 by SCA BFA dance alumni and festival director, Heather Lamoureux. Find out more HERE.

New Societies Online – SCA alumni super-group  

Re:Current Theatre Company's New Societies Online, which is part of Upintheair Theatre company's 2020 e-Volver Festival, running on various platforms from June 18 – 27, features an excellent team of recent SCA graduates, both on stage and behind it. Find out more HERE.

Mercer on Film Frontally

The team of SCA alumni behind the Film Formally Podcast talk with SCA alumni Gloria Mercer. Listen to it HERE.

Profile of Sum

Check out this profile of new SCA graduate, the multi-talented Amanda Sum. Read it HERE.

Pauly on Conversations from Quarantine

The SCA's Mauricio Pauly guests on Distractfold Ensemble's "Conversations from quarantine" podcast to talk about "Charred Edifice Shining," his 2016 Distractfold commission for amplified string trio. Listen to it HERE.

Koochakzadeh-Yazdi's Traction

Watch SCA music student Kimia Koochakzadeh-Yazdi and SCA alumni Cindy Kao perform Koochakzadeh-Yazdi's piece Traction, presented by Music on Main. Watch it HERE.

Jackson wins

SCA alumni Lisa Jackson won a "Thesis Prize" from York University for her MFA film project, Biidaaban: First Light. Find out more HERE.