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The Latest News from Rumble Theatre

  • Introducing our Interim Managing Producer: Laura Efron
  • The Living Room: recap and preview
  • Performance Works: Venue availability for Spring 2017

Introducing Rumble's Interim Managing Producer

We are pleased to announce that Laura Efron will be stepping into the role of Interim Managing Producer this May. Laura is an experienced and enthusiastic arts administrator who some of you may already know as Rumble's former General Manager and a co-founder of Progress Lab 1422.

We're thrilled to have her join us for the year.

Welcome back, Laura!

Theatre & Friends at The Living Room

Our third Living Room of the season took place last week (Feb 28) in the cozy confines of the PL1422 studio. Guest speakers Marcus Youssef and James Long (co-creators of the ultimate theatrical friendship test Winners and Losers), along with moderator Chelsea Haberlin, tackled the subject of making theatre with one's friends.

As always, there was a lot of wonderful and insightful discussion. Elizabeth Willow, a former Rumble Student Ambassador and Tremors 2016 artist (she played 'Reba' in Dry Land), was in attendance. She wrote a terrific blog post about the session, which you can read here.

Things get personal at the next Living Room

Inside everyone is a story. And sometimes that story ends up onstage as a one-person show! But what’s the cost of making a play about yourself? What if you’re not a “playwright” but you have a great story to tell? Where do you find the courage to share your personal secrets?

The fourth and final Living Room of the season, "Private = public: putting your own story onstage", is slated for Monday, May 15. We'll be talking with two guest artists who have turned their personal history into public theatre: Tetsuro Shigematsu (playwright, performer for Empire of the Son) and Quelemia Sparrow (playwright, performer for O’wet/Lost Lagoon). Pedro Chamale, playwright, performer and co-AD of rice & beans theatre, will moderate the session.

Click here to view and join the Facebook event.

Photo (L to R): Chelsea Haberlin, Marcus Youssef, and James Long field a question from the Living Room audience. Photo credit: Stephen Drover.

Performance Works: Prime Venue Still Available

Are you looking for a space in the city? The beautiful Performance Works on Granville Island has openings for this spring. The venue works great for photo shoots, shows, filming, weddings, and so on. It's very flexible and now available March 27 - April 13.

Check it out here.
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