STATIONARY on the road: Gabriola Theatre Festival

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The cast of STATIONARY: a recession-era musical will be hitting the road this August.  The Delinquent gang will be performing at the Gabriola Theatre Festival, an incredible three day festival on beautiful Gabriola Island.  We are so excited to take our show on the road, and we will be joined by Delinquent alums Matthew Reznek (Spring Awakening) and Pippa Mackie (Our Time, Spring Awakening) who are performing in Shylock, presented by Antony Holland and our friends ITSAZOO Productions.  We can’t wait for our island adventure – if you know anyone in the area, please tell them to come down and enjoy the festival and catch STATIONARY!

In Tune Conference, New ‘Monday’ and more

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Delinquent Theatre is stoked to be part of the In Tune Conference, taking place June 20 to 28th.  What’s In Tune?  “Co-Produced by the Arts Club Theatre and Touchstone Theatre, the intent of the In Tune Conference; Creating the Great Canadian Musical is to engage in a community wide consideration and celebration of how we currently develop new musicals in Canada, and what kind of scenarios might encourage more work and greater success and profile for work created.”   During the Live Action Case Studies session, the cast of STATIONARY: a recession-era musical will present a short exerpt of the show along with a quick chat with host Katrina Dunn about the development process of the show.  The Live Action Case Study takes plce  Friday June 28th at 1:30 at the Arts Club’s Granville Island Stage and is free to the public!

To celebrate, we are offering the cast recording of STATIONARY for $5 with the promo code INTUNE starting on MONDAY MORNING at 9AM.  We’ll also be releasing the kick-ass, pop-punk makeover of the show’s opening number “Monday”, which we debuted at Presentation House this April.  Links and details to come when the sale begins on Monday morning!

Delinquents at Hive: The New Bees 3

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Delinquent Theatre is excited to be part of Hive: The New Bees 3, presented by Resounding Scream Theatre.  Based on the popular Hive series, the event throws audiences into the Chapel Arts Center with one mission – see as many of the 11 short theatre pieces, taking place in every square inch of the building.  Delinquent Theatre has moved into a 1970s camper van in the building’s garage, with The Story of You and Me, created and performed by Scott Button and Christine Quintana.

Wanna see it?  Only two people per showing can meet Dan and Karen – come to the garage doors, and look for your invitation to come over for drinks.  Come visit us at Chapel Arts, take in 10 other fantastic shows, and stick around for drinks afterwards at the Artist Lounge!

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WHEN Preview June 10, opens June 11 and runs until June 14, 2013. Doors open at 7:30pm, Performances 8-10:30pm, Artist Lounge after the last show until 12am.
WHERE The Chapel Arts, 304 Dunlevy Ave

MORE INFO Visit the Hive New Bees blog

TICKETS  Available at Brown Paper Tickets

Only Three Days left to see STATIONARY

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Only three days remain to see STATIONARY – Friday at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 and Sunday at 2!  Check out the show that has “so much talent oozing from the stage, both from its creators and actors, that even with its depressing sounding theme it is, hopefully like the economy, headed for bigger and better things.” (Thanks to Mark Robins at gayvancouver.net for the great review)  Check out our TICKETS page for details!

New Employees at Northern Lights

With the workshop of STATIONARY: a recession-era musical just weeks away, we are excited to welcome three new people to our team.  With Claire Hesselgrave starring in The Penelopiad at the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton, and cellist Evan Lamberton back making us cellous (get it?) of Toronto, we welcome some new recruits to the team.

KAYLA DUNBAR – Choreographer, Britta

Kayla DunbarKayla Dunbar is a Vancouver actor, choreographer, and teacher. She is a graduate of Studio 58 where she received the 2012 Sidney J. Risk Award and scholarship for outstanding skills in acting. Acting credits include: High Society, Hairspray (Arts Club), Cat In The Hat, The Wizard Of Oz, A Year With Frog And Toad (Carousel), The Crucible, 1984, The Comedy Of Errors, Secret In The Wings (Studio 58), Hello Dolly, West Side Story, 42nd Street (RCMT), Oliver! (Vancouver Playhouse), Grease, Annie (TUTS), Emily (Gateway), and You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown (Blockhead Productions). Kayla was choreographer of the highly acclaimed new musical The Park at Studio 58 in 2010. She also choreographed Delinquent Theatre’s highly acclaimed production of STATIONARY: A Recession Era Musical at the Neanderthal Festival in 2012, and is delighted she gets to choreograph as well as act in the 2013 run at Presentation House. When Kayla is not performing or choreographing, you can find her teaching acting and dance to kids all over the lower Mainland. Watch for her next as Kate Monster in the Arts Club Theatre Company’s 2013 production of Avenue Q.

 

ALEX HAUKA – Cellist

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Alex Hauka is a classically trained cellist from Vancouver, British Columbia. He has toured the country with playing in orchestras and performs with multiple local artists, including Jasper Sloan Yip, Coldwater Road, and Rio By Night. He makes a living busking on Granville island with his friend and bandmate, Patrick. When asked how excited he was to be a part of the upcoming musical STATIONARY, he replied, “Super Stoked!”. Rest assured, he is.

 

 

 

MOLLY MACKINNON – Violinist

mollypicOriginally from Nelson, B.C, Molly grew up in a thriving arts community where she had numerous opportunities to develop her love for classical and Celtic music. She had the pleasure of playing in the National Youth Orchestra of Canada in 2006 and 2009, and in the latter year won the position of concertmaster and received a NYOC Board of Directors Leadership Award. In 2012, Molly was part of a musical adaptation of Dostoyevsky’s The Idiot, a featured play in Vancouver’s PuSh International Performing Arts Festival. A recent graduate of UBC, Molly now works as a freelancing violinist and has played with various groups around town, including the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

 

We are super excited to work with these wonderful folks!