SCA | Quick News | March 1, 2024

Song From The Uproar

The SCA's Wladimiro A. Woyno Rodriguez (Co-designer, Set and Projections) and his team from The Precursor Lab, including SCA alumni Katayoon Yousefbigloo (Co-designer, Set and Projections) and Alexandra Caprara (Lighting Designer), shared some great images, both off and on stage, from City Opera Vancouver​'s presentation of Song From The Uproar: The Lives and Deaths of Isabelle Eberhardt, which runs February 29 & March 2 & 3, 2024, at The Cultch​'s York Theatre (639 Commercial Dr., Vancouver). See the images on our Instagram HERE.

Hill's trance-portation

The SCA's Steven Hill is holding trance-portation, a Performance Workshop, on March 9 & 10, 2024, from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM at the Russian Hall (600 Campbell Ave., Vancouver), presented by Leaky Heaven. More HERE.

Frank's Masculinity Reclaimed

Curated by SCA alumnus Fay Nass and facilitated by Nass and JD Derbyshire, the frank theatre company (where Nass is the Artistic and Executive Director) is calling for "non-binary folks, trans men, Two Spirit people, and queer women (trans, cis, lesbian, bi+, ace spectrum, butch) who identify with masculinity" to participate in "the first phase of our new community creation project, Masculinity Reclaimed," which is starting with "a community conversation" on April 15 & 16, 2024, from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST. The add that "No professional artistic experience is required," and that they can offer a $100 honorarium and dinner each day. The deadline to apply is March 17, 2024, at midnight. More HERE.

Tong closes

If you're in NYC, SCA alumnus Yi Xin Tong's solo exhibition, Taoist Punk, closes March 2, 2024, at the Candice Madey gallery (1 Rivington St., New York). More HERE.

Phillips at SIAT

SFU Galleries​ Director and SCA Associate Member Kimberly Phillips is giving a SIAT Speaker Series talk about "the history and vision of the Marianne and Edward Gibson Art Museum project" on March 6, 2024, from 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM in Room 5380 at SFU Surrey​ (13450 – 102 Ave., Surrey). More HERE.

Late Fascism – streaming!

If you missed the event, you can now stream the book launch for Alberto Toscano's Late Fascism, which had Toscano in conversation with Gastón Gordillo, Lisa Lowe, and Jordy Rosenberg, with moderation by Am Johal, presented by SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement​. Watch it HERE.

Loscil in Brisbane

SCA alumnus Scott Morgan / Loscil is playing with Tim Hecker on Friday, March 15, 2024, at 8:00 PM at Brisbane Powerhouse (119 Lamington St., New Farm, Australia), presented as part of the 2024 Ohm Festival. More HERE.

Celebrate Norman

There is a Celebration of Life for Norman Armour, an SCA alumnus and highly respected and deeply missed member of the theatre and performance community, on March 30, 2024, at 3:00 PM (doors at 2:00 PM) at the Vancouver Playhouse ( 600 Hamilton St., Vancouver). You can find an RSVP form and livestream information HERE.

Wandering Calendar

SCA alumnus Paul Kajander (with HaeAhn Kwon as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander) is participating in Wandering Calendar, a public art project "appearing around" Toronto, presented by Kunstverein Toronto. More info is forthcoming from

Shooting Gallery Performance Series #12

SCA alumnus Caroline MacCaull​ curated the Shooting Gallery Performance Series #12, running live online from March 4 – 9, 2024, presented by Future Leisure​ in partnership with Chimerik 似不像​ (which MacCaull is co-artistic director of). More HERE.

Stir on Jade Circle 玉環

Here's Stir Vancouver on Jasmine Chen's Jade Circle 玉環, which runs March 6 – 17, 2024, at the Gateway Theatre (6500 Gilbert Road, Richmond), produced by rice & beans theatre in association with Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre (VACT), and which includes many SCA alumni behind the scenes: including Derek Chan (Director), Johnny Wu (Movement & Mandarin Consultant), Daniel O’Shea (Video Designer), Jonathan Kim (Lighting Designer), Jamie Sweeney (Production Manager), Brianna Bernard (Technical Director Assistant), and Aysha Dulong and Cindy Kao (Sound Designers / Sapphire Haze). Read it HERE.

Mini Mail Art and More! with Collage Collage

SFU Galleries​ is hosting Collage Collage for "Mini Mail Art and More!," a FREE craft-making event for kids (5-12) on Saturday, March 9, 2024, from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM at the Audain Gallery (here at 149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver), inspired by the exhibition Maura Doyle: Dear Universe, which is at the gallery until March 9, 2024. More HERE.

Morelli tours Artletics

If you're in or around Montréal, SCA alumnus Didier Morelli is giving a tour of Artletics, the exhibition he curated (which runs to March 30), on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at 2:00 PM, at ARTEXTE​ (2, Sainte-Catherine East, Room 301). More HERE.

The Child as a Teacher – Part Two

SCA alumnus Starr Muranko co-running a workshop, "The Child as a Teacher – Part Two," with Julie Lebel on Sunday, April 7, 2024, from 3:45 PM – 6:45 PM at The Dance Centre​ (677 Davie St., Vancouver), presented as part of the New Works​'s NW In Practice 2023-24 programming. More HERE.

Emerging Creators Incubator with Chan

SCA alumnus Derek Chan (陳嘉昊) is one of the mentors in the Evergreen Cultural Centre​'s 2024 Emerging Creators Incubator, which runs May 21 – August 1. The application deadline is March 17. More info HERE.

Body Parts at the Surrey Civic Theatre

SCA MFA student Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg's Body Parts is running April 26 & 27, 2024, from at the Surrey Civic Theatres​ (Studio Theatre, 13450 – 104 Ave., Surrey). Get tickets HERE.

Snack Witch in residence

SCA alumnus Snack Witch aka Joni Cheung concluded her residency at Atelier Circulaire​ (Suite 105 – 5445, Av. De Gaspé, Montreal) with a public presentation on March 1, 2024, at 1:30 PM. More HERE.

Brković, Qrishna, and Torres at Boombox

SCA MFA student Irfan Brković, SCA alumnus Shahir Qrishna, and Kiel Torres are performing February 29 – March 1, 2024, at 7:00 PM (doors at 6:30 PM) at Boombox (44 W 4th Ave, Vancouver), presented with support from Company 605​. It's sold out! But follow Boombox on Instagram to see what's next.

Bid on a Sound

SCA alumnus Michelle Sound​'s Medicine Print Drums (Caribou Fur and Sweetgrass) is open for bidding as part of Audain Art Museum’s annual Gala & Auction. Check it out and make a bid HERE.

March 01, 2024