What’s Happening in 2018-2019

People, Performance, Process

A Producer and Presenter of original performance, an avid Supporter of local independent creators, and an engaged Community Member.

AZIMUTH THEATRE believes in social change and the vital contributing role of professional theatre.

We continues to offer live theatre opportunities for both artists and audiences. Here is a list of what to expect this year.

Azimuth Theatre Performance Lab

September 23, 2018-August 25, 2019

Foote Theatre School at the Citadel Theatre

Practice, Development, and Community. This professional ongoing performance training laboratory is for inquisitive artists interested in a long-term, exploratory, physical practice to enhance, supplement, and complement their performative and creative capacities. For actors, directors, creators, stage managers, playwrights, dancers, performance artists, teachers, technicians, visiting artists, emerging artists, as-yet-undefined artists, administrators, engaged and active community members.

Sundays, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. They are drop-in and pay-what-you-can with a $10 recommendation.

Pay what you can. Take what you will.

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Expanse Festival 

as part of the Chinook Series
February 7-17, 2019
The ATB Financial Arts Barns
10330 84th Avenue

A celebration of the body in performance including performances by local and national artists, salon discussions, workshops, and pop-up lobby performances. Expanse is one stream in the Chinook Series.

“Room 2048”- Hong Kong Exile. Photo by Remi Theriault

Room 2048 by Vancouver’s Hong Kong Exile (in partnership with Mile Zero Dance)

Edmonton artist Kiruthika Rathanaswami.  A new piece by Edmonton bharata natyam artist Kiruthika Rathanaswami. Curated by the Good Women Dance Collective.

Tip Off! by NIUBOI (NIUBOI is the recipient of the 2018 Good Women New Work Award)

The Music Crept By Us by Rebecca Sadowski and composer Dean Musani

mni wiconi by Nicole Schafenacker

The Raconteurs including Kris Demeanor

The Lobbyists led by Expanse Founder and Outreach Coordinator, Amber Borotsik, in partnership with Barry Bilinsky and Dreamspeakers/Rubaboo

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19 weeks

by Emily Steel

A co-production with Northern Light Theatre
March 28- April 14, 2019
Performer: Vanessa Sabourin
Director: Trevor Schmidt
The Studio Theatre in the ATB Financial Arts Barns
10330-84 Ave

The true story of one woman’s excruciating decision.
Vanessa Sabourin in 19 weeks
Epic Photography

Azimuth Incubator

Impossible Mongoose Workshop
April 1-7, 2019

Emerging Company Showcase: Impossible Mongoose for a 2-year ECS (similar to the one we offered Broken Toys Theatre) for the creation, workshop, and production of a new paranormal, psycho-thriller musical based on the true account of Gef The Talking Mongoose.

All That Binds Us Workshop

The workshop of a new work created by the 2018/19/20 Azimuth Ensemble: Reneltta Arluk, Amena Shehab, Jenna Rogers, Barry Bilinsky, and Lebogang Disele.