Based on the personal experiences of Colombian émigré Laura Anzola, Blue Borders explores how whale communication and migration studies can create a path to understanding the complexity of immigration, the concept of borders, and our relationship to the world that we inhabit.
September 12 - 22 , 2018
Presented in partnership with Vertigo Mystery Theatre and Beakerhead 2018, the newest installment of the Six Senses Series lands at the West Village Theatre in September. Tickets on sale now.
March 13-24, 2019
GIANT tells the amazing story of professional wrestler Andre the Giant, one of the most recognizable and beloved public figures ever.
Proud recipient of the New Chapter grant from the Canada Council for the Arts. Premiering in Calgary as part of the Festival of Animated Objects.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our presentation of Defiance Theatre’s OCD. We had sold out performances, incredible talk backs surrounding mental health, and an amazing response from the Calgary community.
A new play by Louise Casemore
Part of Beakerhead 2017
604 8 Avenue SW (Former Chophouse Restaurant)
AN UNFORGETTABLE AUDIO EXPERIENCE CREATED FOR A BLINDFOLDED AUDIENCE
This new adaptation of sci-fi giant Ray Bradbury’s short story Tomorrow’s Child is a one-of-a-kind, audio-only theatre experience presented to a blindfolded audience. The quirks of ‘50s sci-fi are reimagined for a highly immersive sonic environment, created with the latest in sound technology.
September 14-18, 2016
Beakerhead Festival, Calgary
A devised collaboration between Ghost River Theatre and the Radical Young Artists of Western Canada High School.
Exploding into blood, glitter, and the feeling that I will never be this alive or this numb again. My brain mixed with a cocktail of hormones so intense it feels like the world is a cherry bomb some kid threw into the boy’s bathroom. I will fall in love and there will be a mushroom cloud in my heart that leaves a wasteland of my childhood.
Created by Ghost River Theatre and the School of Creative and Performing Arts, WINDOW is a prismatic odyssey through a contentious past, possible presents, and imagined futures. From JFK to Y2K, Care Bears to the Matrix, WINDOW plunges audiences down a crazed rabbit hole, escape from which is entirely uncertain….