The Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance ninth annual Making a Scene conference closed on November 16 on Granville Island. It was a wonderful conference with great panels and breakout sessions giving participants an opportunity to delve into the state of today's theatre. Guests included award winning playwright and director Daniel MacIvor, former Artistic Director of both the Stratford Shakespeare Festival and the National Arts Centre (English Theatre) Marti Maraden and director and educator extraordinaire, Arne Zaslove. Each of these people brought huge enthusiasm and insight to...
Welcome to Pi Theatre's 24th season! I'm very excited to bring you the western Canadian premiere of Morwyn Brebner's translation of Evélyne de la Chenelière's beautifully human portrait of Bashir Lazhar, starring one of Vancouver's finest actors—David Marr. We're also extremely pleased to be bringing back Carole Fréchette's John & Beatrice, brought to life with the new and powerful paring of Patricia Drake and Vincent Gale. These two plays represent the very best in Quebec drama and reflect our mission to provide a theatrical lens through which we can view the world in new and exciting...
Come meet our new team. This is a chance to hear all about our 2008-2009 season and learn more about Pi Theatre, and to share your thoughts and ideas.
We hope that you can come out and demonstrate your support for Pi Theatre. Our funders see attendance at AGMs as an indication of our value to the community.
The AGM will consist of directors' reports, season launch, presentation of 2007-2008 financial statements, and election of the Board of Directors for 2008-2009. Annual Memberships will be available at the door for $3.14, if you don't have one...
When you support Pi Theatre, you're playing a real part in bringing the boldest and most exciting plays from Canada and around the world to life in our community. Your contribution also helps makes it possible to keep theatre accessible for all. Let's build a community that values the arts as much as you do. By joining forces with us, you make so much more possible!
“What a show! That’s a brave beautiful nightmare. The most bracing, electric and terrifying s slap of raw meat poetry I have ever seen.”
Head of Acting, Vancouver Film School
"Pi Theatre has established an important place for itself in Vancouver's theatrical ecology by bringing us cutting-edge plays from England, Ireland, Quebec, and the rest of Canada that haven't been seen here before. This exciting work has positioned Pi as an indispensable lynchpin between the larger, more mainstream companies and the fringe."