SCA | Quick News | March 10, 2023

Crazybull's not returning, never returning

SCA MFA student Lauren Crazybull's not returning, never returning runs March 9 – 23, 2023, at Liquidation World (a.k.a. Katayoon Yousefbigloo, SCA PhD student Dave Biddle, and Maya Beaudry), at 1965 Main St., Vancouver. More HERE.  

Pauly at La Sala Rossa

The SCA's Mauricio Pauly is playing with Wapiti (Geneviève Liboiron, Daniel Áñez) on a bill with White Boy Scream on March 13, 2023, at 7:30 PM at Montreal's La Sala Rossa (4848 St Laurent Blvd). Grab tickets HERE.

Slade reviewed on on the list

Read Shazia Hafiz Ramji in Galleries West HERE on the SCA's Kathy Slade's As the sun disappears and the shadows descend from the mountaintop, which is at the Contemporary Art Gallery to May 7, 2023. Also, As the sun disappears and the shadows descend from the mountaintop makes the list of "5 gallery shows to blow your mind, pushing beyond traditional content and form" from Stir Vancouver.

Slow Art Day with Yoon

Spend "Slow Art Day" on April 15, 2023, from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM, with the SCA's Jin-me Yoon's exhibition, Long Time So Long, at the Art Gallery at Evergreen (1205 Pinetree Way #1, Coquitlam). More HERE.

Koochakzadeh-Yazdi plays Dance Dance Revolution

SCA alumnus Kimia Koochakzadeh-Yazdi is performing as part of Dance Dance Revolution on March 18, 2023, from 8:00 PM – late at VIVO Media Arts Centre (2625 Kaslo St., Vancouver) to celebrate Nowruz (Iranian or Persian New Year), presented by LIVE International Performance Art Biennale. More HERE.

Spence gig

SCA alumnus Alexandra Spence is playing Saturday, March 11, 2023, with Jasmine Guffond and Gail Priest at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre (30 Parke Street, Katoomba). More HERE.

Bukhari talks Land & Marks

SCA alumnus Minahil Bukhari and Odera Igbokwe and Keeyan Suazo are giving artist talks on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at 2:00 PM in support of their exhibitions at Burrard Arts Foundation (2-258 East 1st Ave., Vancouver). Find out more about Bukhari's exhibition, Land & Marks, which runs to March 18.

Kirouac at EDAM

SCA alumnus Isabelle Kirouac joins Delia Brett as EDAM Dance's Winter Guest Artists from March 15 – 25, 2023. More HERE.

Chamale in Coyuntura

SCA alumnus Pedro Chamale (rice & beans theatre) joins Candelario Andrade, Mercedes Bátiz-Benét, Columpa Bobb, Tania Carter, Marco Esccer, Lina de Guevara, Santiago Guzmán, and Mariló Núñez at Coyuntura 2023: A National Latinx Theatre Gathering, which runs April 15 & 16, 2023, here at SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, presented by Canadian Latinx Theatre Artist Coalition and SFU Woodward's.

EGG Info Session

The SCA Theatre Student Union is holding an information session about their newly launched Emerging Growth Grant (EGG) on March 15, 2023, at 5:30 PM in the 4th Floor Lounge here at SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver). More HERE.


SCA alumnus DEBBY FRIDAY is playing Austin's South by Southwest, which runs March 10 – 19, 2023.

Yousefbigloo⁠ and Khakpour⁠ for Nowruz

SCA alumni Katayoon Yousefbigloo⁠ and Aryo Khakpour⁠ are participating in Nowruz on March 16, 2023, from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM, at The Polygon Gallery, presented in celebration of the Iranian or Persian New Year on March 20. More HERE.

U's XR Artist Takeover

SCA alumnus Sarah Hin Ching U is doing an "XR Artist Takeover" of New Works' Instagram account, leading up to the XR Open Sharing event on Thursday, March 30, 2023, from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (PDT) at Emily Carr University of Art + Design (520 East 1st Ave., Vancouver), which Sarah is participating in.

Emerging Creators Incubator program

Any SCA folks up for this call for the Art Gallery at Evergreen's Emerging Creators Incubator program, which has SCA alumnus Sammy Chien 簡上翔 as one of the "professional artist mentors"? The deadline is March 14, 2023. More HERE.

Colours of Air reviewed

Here's Resident Advisor on Colours of Air, the new collaborative album from SCA alumnus Scott Morgan / Loscil and Lawrence English. Read it HERE. And here's what Everything is Noise have to say.

Bean & Hat at The Cultch

SCA alumni Katie Gartlan-Close (Playwright), Davey Samuel Calderon (Director), Carmine Santavenere (Head Designer), Cindy Kao (Sound Designer), Maraya Franca (Marketing), and Eveleen Kozak (Dramaturg) are presenting Bean & Hat, which is having its world premier from April 13 – 16, 2023, at The Cultch's C-Lab (1895 Venables St., Vancouver). More HERE.

Honour Their Names

SCA alumnus Moroti Soji-George is one of the speakers at Defund 604 Network's upcoming Honour Their Names Fundraiser, which has Vines Art Festival (founded by SCA alumnus Heather Lamoureux in 2015) as one of the co-presenters, in support of Justice for Jared & Independent Black Media on Sunday, March 12, 2023, from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM (PDT) at VIVO Media Arts Centre (2625 Kaslo Street, Vancouver). Also, Gallery Gachet, which has Soji-George as its Artistic Director, is presenting the exhibition Honour Their Names from March 15 – 24, 2023, opening March 15 at 11:00 AM.

Rewind Dai on After School

Watch a past episode of After School, the podcast produced by the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology that has FCAT students in conversation with FCAT alumni, this one featuring SCA alumnus Howard Dai speaking with SCA student host Zoë Braithwaite, on YouTube.

New Aesthetics Performance Intensive deadline

The deadline to apply for Theatre Replacement's New Aesthetics Performance Intensive, running July 17 – 28 here at SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts with guest curator and SCA MFA student Justine A. Chambers and performance makers Autumn Knight and keyon gaskin, is March 15, 2023. Find out more HERE.

McGlynn on Planning your career in the Film & Entertainment Industry

SCA alumnus Paula McGlynn held a LinkedIn hosted event about "Planning your career in the Film & Entertainment Industry" on Friday, March 10, 2023. Follow McGlynn on Instagram for future events.

Tae on My Little Tomato

Read an interview with Rick Tae about My Little Tomato, directed by SCA alumnus Cameron Mackenzie and produced by SCA alumnus Derek Chan, which is running March 9 – 19, 2023, at The Cultch, co-produced by Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre (VACT), which Chan is Managing Artistic Director for, and Zee Zee Theatre, in association with rice & beans theatre (which Chan co-founded with SCA alumnus Pedro Chamale). Read it HERE.

Lee profiled

Read a profile of SCA PhD student Josephine Lee, who is a Simon Fraser University 2022/23 SSHRC CGS Doctoral award recipient. Read it HERE.

Forgiveness in Calgary

SCA alumnus Hiro Kanagawa's adaptation of Mark Sakamoto's memoir Forgiveness, featuring SCA alumni June Fukumura in the cast, Cindy Mochizuki as Video Designer & Animation, Howard Dai as Assistant Director, and Sammy Chien and Chimerik 似不像 as Video Systems Designer, runs March 7 – April 1, 2023, at Theatre Calgary (220 9 Ave SE). More HERE.

Graveyards and Gardens

Upcoming: Caroline Shaw & SCA alumnus Vanessa Goodman's Graveyards and Gardens, which runs April 12 – 15, 2023, from 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM at the Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre here at SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (149 W Hastings St., Vancouver), co-presented by SFU Woodward's and Music on Main. Tickets HERE.

Gold in The Queen of Carthage

SCA alumnus Marisa Gold is performing in The Queen of Carthage on July 27, 2023, in the Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre here at SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver), which is presented as part of WOMENinSIGHT, Early Music Vancouver's newly renamed Summer Festival, which runs July 27 – August 5, 2023, at various venues. More HERE.

Peake talks (with Sum in the background)

Nice to see SCA alumnus Amanda Sum in the cutaway shots of this video interview with Rachel Peake, who's both the Arts Club Theatre Company's Associate Artistic Director and the Director of Kate Hamill's adaptation of Sense and Sensibility, which runs March 2 – April 2, 2023, at Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage (2750 Granville St., Vancouver), featuring Sum as Marianne and SCA alumnus Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg as Choreographer.

Chien and MacCaull's We Were One

SCA alumni Sammy Chien and Caroline MacCaull (Chimerik 似不像) are presenting We Were One, "a movement and new media research project which investigates human connections and questions the prejudices we experience as a society," on Friday March 31, 2023, at 5:00 PM at The Dance Centre, supported through The Dance Centre’s DanceLab interdisciplinary research program. More HERE.

McMann talks choosing work

SCA alumnus Jessica McMann is hosting an info session about "choosing work for the City of Calgary public art collection" on Monday, March 13, 2023, at 5:30 PM (PTD) via Zoom and in person at The Calgary Central Sportsplex (#8 – 401 33 St. NE). More HERE.

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