The Mystery Plays

“We are forever brushing up against an invisible world of secrets, an intangible universe of mysteries. – The Mystery Plays by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa In December 2016, Little Mountain Lion Productions embarked on an ambitious production of The Mystery Plays, written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and directed by Madelyn Osborne. In The Filmmaker’s Mystery, tells the story…

Bonnie and Clyde

In March 2016, Play On Words Productions embarked on an exhilarating and challenging production of Bonnie and Clyde: The Musical directed by Ryan Nuñez.

Why I Hate Utah

In August of 2015, Rising Phoenix Theatre proudly presented an independent production of Why I Hate Utah by Andrew Ferguson.

Dot and Ziggy

What happens when you integrate theatre so early in a child’s life that it becomes something you do, so it becomes the fabric of what you do?

Solos and Duets

Through her involvement with The Wet Ink Collective, CJ McGillivray was recently featured at the BC Buds Spring Arts Festival in association with the Firehall Arts Centre.

Fool for Love

Two fools become lost in a vicious cycle of love and hate, struggling to know right from wrong within the confines of their forbidden romance.

Hide and Seek

Creative exploration runs deep in good company. But what happens when good company has the pressure of a ticking clock and massive competition?


The spring was filled with passion, tension and tragedy in the form of a beautiful and challenging production of Antigone by Sophocles.

Brave New Play Rites

BNPR 2016 supports emerging artists by presenting a brilliant collection of short plays in association with the University of British Columbia.

Meet Me Tonight

Everyone deserves a chance to smile. Take off your shoes and stay awhile…

Stan Anderson

Dark comedy recently took on a fresh meaning at the Simon Fraser University School for Contemporary Arts.

Seasonal Romance

The autumn months were filled with diversely romantic and challenging film roles for CJ McGillivray, giving her a strong appreciation for the comedic value of unrequited love.


This short film has an incredible narrative told through dynamic visuals, classical music and the absence of language.

Heart Beats

CJ McGillivray recently had the pleasure of playing a lead role in the short film Heart Beats, produced by the Vancouver Film School.

Piano and Vocals

With a sense of creative development and exploration, CJ McGillivray recently stumbled upon an opportunity to perform as a resident musician.

The City Never Sleeps

CJ McGillivray was honoured to take part in a Fall Playwriting Intensive with the all female Wet Ink Collective led by acclaimed dramaturge and director Jane Haymen.

Herm and Gertie

Enter into a familiar landscape haunted by ghosts and other monsters as a brother and sister trace the story of Hansel and Gretel through the ruins of what was once Vancouver.

Cursed and Bruised

In the late spring, CJ found herself immersed in a raucous and fiendish pirate tale directed by Chelsea Goodman.

RIP! A Winkle in Time

One week after her graduation from the theatre department at Capilano University, CJ was thrilled to come on board with Axis Theatre on their production of RIP! A Winkle in Time.

Love Empire

Near the end of her university experience in theatre and film, CJ McGillivray was given a refreshing, fun opportunity to work on the short film Love Empire.

Werewolf Eyes

During her final semester at Capilano University, CJ had the pleasure of working as both an actor and screenwriter.

Romeo and Juliet

The Capilano University Cinematography department sparked an ambitious endeavour this past Spring with a contemporary twist on the iconic love story of Romeo and Juliet.

Performance Showcase

I tried to make you love me by giving you every bit of love I had. And now I don’t have anything left for me.

Last Night

Slow dancing and wild abandon are the essence of Last Night by Shaelyn Johnston, especially in the premiere staged production by CJ McGillivray.

White Picket Fence

One wistful springtime afternoon, a pair of teenagers break in through the window of an old and decrepit haunted house.

Phoebe and Bianca

In the early spring, CJ was given the honour of working on a dramatic short film with emerging director Kevin Yang in association with aFocus Entertainment.


Apparently your boyfriend thought it would be fun to turn my car into a psychiatrist’s office. Did you put him up to this?

Witness for The Prosecution

Throughout the month of January, CJ worked as the assistant director to Stephen Atkins on a university production of Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie.

Pride and Prejudice

EXXIIT Productions presented a dynamic adaptation of Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen this past November.

Rogue Horizon

Our mother is out there somewhere, far off in the desert talking with Jesus. She tells him that she loves him but he cannot be with her…

Writer’s Block

With her foray as an artistic producer and dramaturge, CJ experienced a great success at the Vancouver Fringe Festival this past September.

31 Plays in 31 Days

In a recent interview with publicist Adrienne Pender, CJ McGillivray talks about her artistic experience, struggles and where she finds her inspiration as a playwright.

Julius Caesar

Vancouver’s recent indie production of Julius Caesar was a deathly riot with CJ McGillivray portraying the fiercely devoted and emotionally damaged Portia.

IGNITE Festival

After a tragic death in the family, a dysfunctional quartet of friends come together for an endless night of indulgence and amusement…

Memorable Nights Backstage

In the spring of 2013, Aggravated Funking was stoked to perform as the headliner at the Backstage Lounge on Granville Island.

The Waiting Line

Just because someone can make your heart spasm and seize up in pain, doesn’t make them your soulmate. We don’t have some tragic romance.

LEAP Intensive

The most important thing about this program is that it really encourages and teaches young people how to take control and develop a really positive relationship with their own creativity.