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Disposing of the Dead

Co-produced with Axis Theatre

Disposing of the Dead is Katherine Schlemmer's modern horror based on the true story of the 1924 murder of Janet Smith, a young Scottish nanny employed by the wealthy Baker family. Initially thought to be a suicide, the woman’s death at Baker’s Shaughnessy home was later discovered to be a gruesome murder that shocked citizens of Vancouver.

Director: Sandhano Schultze and Wayne Specht
Cast: Marya Delver, Kathleen Duborg, David L Gordon, John James Hong, Haig Sutherland, and David Rimmer
Assistant Director: Shauna Janssen
Dramaturge: John Lazarus
Compose/Sound...

...But Laura Didn't Answer

Playwright: René-Daniel Dubois
Translated by: Linda Gaboriau

Director: Sandhano Schultze
Assistant Director: Christine Mathieson
Set Designer: Robert Gardiner
Assistant Set Designer: Atousa Arjangpour
Costume Designer: Nicole Dextras
Lighting Designer: Adrian Muir
Assistant Lighting Designer: Jane Harrington
Sound Designer: Darren Copeland
Video / Slide Design: Tim Matheson
Stage Manager: Claire Nicol
Apprentice Stage Manager: Michelle Penney
Technical Director: David Kerr
Production Manager: Bryan Pike
Publicist / Poster Design: Caroline Coutts
 

Cast:
Madame F.: Christina Jastrzembska
Paul...

The Fall of the House of Usher

Author: Edgar Allen Poe
Adapated for the Stage by: Steven Berkoff

Director: Sandhano Schultze

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Awards:

1993 Sam Payne Award:
Most Promising Newcomer - Kirsten Robek

Jessie Richardson Awards:
Outstanding Lighting Design - Del Surjik
Outstanding Sound Design - David Rimmer

Jessie Award Nominations:
Outstanding Performance (lead) - Kirsten Robek
Outstanding Costume Design - Nicole Dextras
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a review from our archives...
SCRIPT TO BLAME FOR FALL OF THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER
BARBARA CROOK, Sun Theatre Critic

The Fall of the House of Usher really deserves two reviews:  applause for the...

Lilies

Playwright: Michel Marc Bouchard
Translated by: Linda Gaboriau

Co-production with Arts Club Theatre and Touchstone Theatre

Directors: Sandhano Schultze and Roy Surette

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Awards

Jessie Richardson Awards:
Outstanding Production - Pink Ink, Touchstone, & Arts Club
Outstanding Performance (lead) - Allan Morgan
Outstanding Performance (supporting) - John Moffat
Outstanding Costume Design - Barbara Clayden
Outstanding Direction - Sandhano Schultze & Roy Surette
Outstanding Body of Work (Design) - Robert Gardiner for A Live Bird In Its Jaws (set/lighting) & Lilies (set)
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a review...

A Live Bird in its Jaws

Playwright: Jeanne-Mance DeLisle
Translated by: Yves Saint-Pierre

Director: Sandhano Schultze

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Awards

Jessie Richardson Award:
Outstanding Body of Work (Design) - Robert Gardiner
for A Live Bird In Its Jaws (set, lighting) & Lilies (set)

Jessie Richardson award nomination:
Outstanding Lighting Design - Del Surjik
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a review from our archives...
WHEN IT CLICKS, THIS BIRD SOARS

BY BRIAN PETERSON

With their new production of Jeanne-Mance Delisle’s Governor-General’s Award-winning script, Pink Ink promises to deliver a blend of raw emotional styles, subtlety, and heightened language...

The Baltimore Waltz

Playwright: Paula Vogel
Director: Sandhano Schultze

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a review from our archives...

GREAT, JUST GREAT

THE BALTIMORE WALTZ By Colin Smith

Even if you fight with your boyfriend in Paris, you still get to go up the Eiffel tower, right?  Most trips have their rough spots, but they shouldn’t blind you to the penultimate value of travel.  That’s what this production of The Baltimore Waltz is like – bumpy, but worth the ride.

The Baltimore Waltz is, as it happens, about a European tour taken by a woman named Anna and her brother, Carl.  Anna is dying of ATD (Acquired Toilet Disease), a new scourge...

Polygraph

Created by: Robert LePage and Marie Brassard

Co-produced with Theatre la Seizieme

Directors: Sandhano Schultze and Roger Gaudet

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an article from our archives...

Lepage’s Polygraph Plays with Our Notions of Truth and Theatre

BY COLIN THOMAS

Sandhano Schultze, artistic director of Pink Ink Theatre, and Roger Gaudet, artistic director of Théâtre la Seizième, must be feeling like God’s chosen messengers these days.  After all, Robert Lepage (The Dragon’s Trilogy, Vinci, Tectonic Plates) has assumed godlike status both in his native Quebec and in the international theatre community; and Schultze...

The Fever

Playwright: Wallace Shawn

Starring: Clare Coulter

Director: Andy Kim
Stage Manager: Beata van Berkom
Production Manager: Ian Forsyth
Publicity: Linda Freer, Ian Forsyth
Poster Design: Jane Buchan

Dear Elena

Playwright: Ludmila Razumovskaya
Translated by: Cathy Porter

Director: Sandhano Schultze

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Awards:

Jessie Richardson award nomination:
Outstanding Body of Work (set) - Del Surjik
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a review from our archives...

TRUTH AND CONSEQUENCES IN THE USSR

Dear Elena
By Ludmila Razumovskaya.  Translated by Cathy Porter.
Directed by Sandhano Schultze.  A Pink Ink Theatre production.
At the Vancouver Little Theatre until February 23

BY COLIN THOMAS

Dear Elena, a recent Soviet play, is what 1950s North American dramatic movies would have felt like if North Americans had had well articulated philosophical...

Mill Fire

Playwright: Sally Nemeth

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Awards:

Jessie Richardson award nominations:
Outstanding Body of Work - Del Surjik
Outstanding Performance (supporting) - Ian Morton
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Director: Sandhano Schultze
Stage Manager: Gisele Grignet
Set Designer: Susan Madsen
Costumer Designer: Michael Bugera
Lighting Designer: Del Surjik
Photography: Stephen Mitchell
Sound Design: Lowell Morris
Technical Director: Bill Burr

Cast:
Marlene: Sharon Heath
Champ / Priest / Inspector: Howard Kruschke
Sunny: Marlane O'Brien
Bo: Ian Morton
Jemison: Dee Jay Jackson
Widow #1: Susan Bain
Widow #2: Sandra Grant
Widow #3: Cindy...

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