sarah rodgers

And Bella Sang with Us is a play about the first women police officers in Canada. Set in Vancouver in 1912, these two women: Constable Harris, played by Leanna Brodie, and Constable Miller, played by Sarah Louise Turner, try and make it in the “men’s” world of policing. This is a serious drama that authentically portrays some of the issues that the city still grapples with today. With raw emotion, splendid music, and uncomfortable issues, And Bella Sang with Us is an intriguing fictional history of Vancouver.

Directed by Sarah Rodgers, And Bella Sang with Us is performed...

Love Fights is Solo Collective Theatre’s latest production featuring two one-act plays  - Coffee Makes Me Cry by Adam Underwood, and The Trolley Car by Amiel Gladstone. Both plays are essentially about love and how it can affect the choices we make, but in two very different, and somewhat absurd, situations.

Coffee Makes Me Cry tells the story of Steven (Raphael Kepinski), and Jasmine (Emelia Symington Fedy), who agree to go on a blind date together after the match-making efforts of a mutual friend. The date could not begin more awkwardly, with clumsy conversation and a poorly-timed waiter (Hamza...

Raphael Kepinski and Emelia Symington Fedy make love in Coffee Makes Me Cry

Billy Bishop is back and this time it’s personal. The Arts Club Granville Island Stage presents a youthful, enthusiastic production of the classic Canadian musical, Billy Bishop Goes to War, more than 30 years after it was first performed by its co-creators, John Gray and Eric Peterson.

The play presents Billy Bishop as an honest smart ass, who describes how through hard work, huge mistakes and a combination of circumstance, luck, and timing, he travelled from Canada to fight the war in Europe, got out of the trenches to became a pilot, and eventually a war hero....

Ryan Beil as Billy Bishop