Introducing City of Echoes, a podcast that explores history through a creative lens, searching for patterns, lost art and new understandings. The pilot episode analyzes the effects of immigration on the social function of music in Imperial Rome. CREDITS Written, recorded and edited by CJ McGillivray with voice over by Sharon, part of the new waveContinue reading “City of Echoes”
BIG Sister is a true story, depending on who you ask. The theatrical play is a solo comedy about the relationship between two sisters and what happens when one of them changes. The real life experience of actor Naomi Vogt’s 70-pound weight loss is written through the perspective of her younger sibling, playwright Deborah Vogt.Continue reading “Big Sister”
Astronomy compels the soul to look upward, and leads us from this world to another. – Plato Introducing The Celestial Series: your musical guide to the galaxy in the form of a ten minute podcast. The philosophy of the series is simple: the art of music can function as a vehicle to understand and appreciateContinue reading “The Celestial Series”
The 12th Annual SHIFT Festival ran from July 11th to 13th, 2019 with performances a nightly program featuring three short and sharp original works by local theatre artists and creators. Each of the short works showcased vigorous local voices exploring the past, present and future. The program opened with Marie’s Letters, written and performed by Tai Amy Grauman.Continue reading “Marie’s Letters”
In association with Upintheair Theatre and The Frank Theatre, The Killjoy Play Series partnered with The Revolver Festival to bring three new works to the stage. The inaugural productions ran from May 25th to June 2nd, 2019 at the Greenhouse Studio in Vancouver, BC. The festival was produced by interdisciplinary artists Anais West, Alexandra Lainfiesta, MariamContinue reading “Killjoy Play Series”
As fifteen year old Maranatha waits excitedly for her twenty-eight year old fiancé to carry her off to their wedding, the young girl muses on love, sex, and milkshakes. She prays to a God she loves without question. But as she is made to wait night after night, will her faith uphold? The west coastContinue reading “The Good Bride”
When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married. – Benedick from Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare Set in a mesmerizing theatrical world, Much Ado About Nothing is a deadly serious and sublimely ridiculous story of soldiers in love and women confined by tradition.Continue reading “Much Ado”
Travelling and storytelling centre on the same thing: moments of connection. To each other, ourselves and the world, uniting us like roots of a tree that when connected, flourish. But when disconnected, the tree deteriorates and the wood slowly decays. But all it takes is a spark to set that wood ablaze. The resulting fireContinue reading “Travel Theatrics”
Blissful love, family drama, pledges and heartbreak. Set to original music by CJ McGillivray alongside a fun playlist of indie pop rock.
An old abandoned greenhouse, Concord Floral is a refuge for neighbourhood kids. A place all to themselves in which to dream, dare, and come of age.