Performance

Disco Pigs

Playwright Enda Walsh's high energy joy-ride Disco Pigs was originally staged in Cork, Ireland by Corcadorca Theatre. Two Irish kids, Pig and Runt are born at almost the same time in the same Dublin hospital - spiritual twins of different mothers - and grow up next door to each other. Insulated by their devotion to each other, the pair forge an almost telepathic bond while their intense relationship is expressed in a language that becomes aggressive, angular and deformed.

Director: Del Surjik.

Featuring: Kevin MacDonald and Jennifer Mawhinney

Set and Lighting Designer: Owen Schellenberger...

The Lonely Cowboy

Playwright: Eric Goulem
Director: Del Surjik
Set Designer: David Roberts
Costume Designer: Barbara Clayden
Sound Designer: Noah Drew
Projection Designer and Photographer: Tim Matheson
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Awards

Jessie Richardson Award:
Outstanding Design Team, David Roberts, Tim Matheson, Del Surjik, Barbara Clayden

Jessie Richardson Award nominations:
Outstanding Performance (Supporting), James O’Shea
Outstanding Direction, Del Surjik
Outstanding Production, Pi Theatre
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a review from our archives…
COWBOY SPINS A COMIC YARN

The Lonely Cowboy
By Eric Goulem.
Directed by Del Surjik.
A Pi Theatre production...

Three in the Back, Two in the Head

Co-produced with Rumble Productions

Playwright: Jason Sherman
Director: Norman Armour

Cast: David King, Andrew Johnson and Alex Fergerson

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Awards

Jessie Richardson Award:
Outstanding Lighting Design, Del Surjik

Jessie Award Nominations:
Outstanding Set Design, Andreas Kahre
Outstanding Direction, Norman Armour
Outstanding Production, Pi Theatre and Rumble Productions

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a review from our archives...

CHILLING SPY TALE WRAPPED IN LAYERS OF DECEIT
Three in the Back, Two in the Head
At the Roundhouse Community Centre until Nov. 18
Reviewed by Jo Ledingham

PI (PINK INK) THEATRE AND RUMBLE...

Thunderstruck, or The Song of the Say-Sayer

Playwright: Daniel Danis
Translated by: Linda Gaboriau

Director: Stephanie Kirkland
Cast: Matthew Moreau, Tracey Olson, Mike Stack & Erin Matthews
Set design: Catherine Hahn
Costume design: Barbara Clayden
Lighting design: Del Surjik
Sound design: Andreas Kahre & Noah Drew
Projection design: Tim Matheson
Stage Manager by: Rebecca Eamon
Apprentice Stage Manager: Nicoleigh Barnett

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Awards:

Jessie Richardson Award:
Outstanding Body of Work, Tim Matheson, Slide Projection

Jessie Richardson Award nominations:
Outstanding Direction, Stephanie Kirkland
Outstanding Ensemble Cast
Outstanding...

Anatomy Lesson

Playwright: Larry Tremblay
Translated by: Sheila Fischman

Director: Del Surjik
Cast: Lee Van Passen as “Martha”

Lighting Designer: Del Surjik
Projection Designer and Photographer: Tim Matheson
Sound Designer: Andreas Kahre
Costumes Designer: Ellen Salmland
Stage Manager: Rebecca Eamon
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Awards

Jessie Richardson Award:
Outstanding Body of Work, Tim Matheson, Slide Projection

Jessie Richardson Award Nomination:
Outstanding Lighting Design, Del Surjik
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a review from our archives...

AN UNFORGETTABLE LESSON

PETER BIRNIE, VANCOUVER SUN

ANATOMY LESSON
At Studio 16, 1545 West 7th Ave., to Oct...

Augustine (Big Hysteria)

Playwright: Anne Furse

Director: Del Surjik
Cast: Kirsten Robek, Lee Taylor, Christopher Weddell, Angela Quiring

Choreography: Barbara Bourget
Music Director and Arrangements: Lyndon Surjik
Set Designer: Nicole Dextras
Costume Designer: Sabrina Di Maio
Lighting Designer: Del Surjik
Associate Lighting Designer: Shannon Frederickson
Slide Designer: Noah Drew
Stage Manager: Claire Nicol
Apprentice Stage Manager: Jennifer Jones
Slide Operator: Tod Ingram
Sound Operator: Jeff Harrison
Head LX/LX Operator: David Freylinger
Production Manager: James Pollard
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Awards

Jessie Richardson Award...

Warriors

Playwright: Michel Garneau
Translated by: Linda Gaboriau

Director: Del Surjik
Photographer: Tim Matheson
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Awards

Jessie Richardson Award Nominations:
Outstanding Production, Pink Ink
Outstanding Set Design, Andreas Kahre
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a review from our archives...

PINK INK'S SURJIK LIGHTS UP KITSILANO THEATRE SCENE
By Jennifer Van Evra

Sometimes the ad business can seem like a war zone.  The competition is fierce, the stakes are high and the blood pressure levels stratospheric.  Those in the industry with a mind for business invariably clash with the creative types they rely upon, while those same...

The Baroness and the Pig

What happens when a member of the 1890s French Aristocracy takes in a girl who was brought up by pigs... and tries to turn her into a housemaid ?

Find out in Michael Mackenzie's The Baroness and the Pig.
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Director: Sandhano Schultze
Cast: Diane Brown, Tabitha St. Germain
Set Designer: Camille Tseng
Costume Designer: Mara Gottler
Lighting Designer: Del Surjik
Music & Graphic Designer: Andreas Kahre
Slide Designer: Tim Matheson
Stage Manager: Jessica Chambers
Apprentice Stage Manager: Bev Walker
Technical Director: George Scott
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Awards

Jessie Richardson Award:
Outstanding Costume...

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...

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