Performance Creation Canada
Victoria “D.I.Y.” Oct 22-25, 2009

Oh, the places you’ll go as a PCC delegate. Here’s a MAP.

Thursday October 22nd

1:00-3:00 Registration and Welcome  – DIY nametag crafts, cocktails, and appies.
Location: Intrepid Theatre Club

3:00-4:30 Found Spaces Downtown Crawl led by Megan Newton and Sammie Gough (Intrepid Theatre). Stops include Olio Art Cooperative, Boucherat Gallery (formerly Studio 161/2), Theatre SKAM non-traditional performance spaces, and Smoking Lily and Floating Gold Iceberg (two hole-in-the-wall spaces for independent Victoria designers).

5:00- 7:00  DIY Venues: This space made possible without support presenters include Ingrid Hansen (SNAFU Dance), Nathan Medd (Electric Company), Ian Case (Intrepid Theatre, Giggling Iguana), Franco Boni (The Theatre Centre) Location: Intrepid Theatre Club

Suggested Performances:

8pm Jekyll & Hyde, Giggling Iguana, Craigdarroch Castle, Joan Crescent
8pm Ride the Cyclone, Atomic Vaudeville, Metro Studio, 1161 Quadra Street
8:00 pm The Josephine Knot, Theatre Bombus, Roger Bishop Theatre, Phoenix Theatres, UVic

10:00 – late PCC House Party – late night after the shows. Downtown location. Details will be included in your delegate package.

Friday October 23rd

10:00 am Morning Walk / Coffee Chat
Exploring Fernwood

11:30 am-1:30 pm DIY Marketing presenters include Mark Dusseault (Belfry Theatre), Britt Small (Atomic Vaudeville), Sammie Gough (Intrepid Theatre), Mike Vardy (VFF, 30 Cent Players) Location: Belfry Theatre

NEW! 2:00-4:00 pm Sweet Nothings sound intallation/performance at the Intrepid Theatre Club, 1609 Blanshard

SORRY_ This event has been postponed! 4:00 – Premiere of Audiospace 2009, with Chantelle Laplante

Suggested performances

7:00 pm + 9:00 pm Jekyll & Hyde, Craigdarroch Castle (see above)
8:00 pm The Josephine Knot
8:00 pm Ride the Cyclone, Metro Studio (see above)
9:00 pm – late Haunted, Theatre SKAM Homegrown Collective, Victoria College of Art, 1625 Bank Street
8:00-11:00 pm URBANITE Mixer at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria more info

Saturday October 24th

10:00 am Morning walk / Coffee Chat
Exploring Fairfield (Hosted by Theatre Bombus) – meet on the hill at Beacon Hill Park

11:30-1:15 pm  DIY Production presenters include Clayton Baraniuk (Gotta Getta Gimmick/CCPA), Megan Newton (Theatre Bombus/Intrepid Theatre), Neil Cadger and Denise Kenney (UBC),  Brian Skinner (Cinevic), Hosted by Brian Paisley. Location: Victoria Art Gallery

3:00 pm – 4:15 Who owns this story? Propriety and Appropriation in Theatre Creation Panelists include Matthew Payne (Theatre SKAM), Paulina Grainger (Puente Theatre), Yasmine Kandil, and Will Weigler (author/researcher). Hosted by Norman Armour. Location: UVic Phoenix Theatres, Roger Bishop Theatre, following the 2:00 pm matinee performance of The Josephine Knot (250)721-8000 for tickets.) PCC will provide some transportation  to campus.

Metro Studio
5:15 pm – PCC Keynote Speech DIY with Stephen Lawson & Aaron Pollard of

Suggested performances

10:00 AM – noon  Take 2 – My Son the Pornographer, film screening and talkback, Empire Capitol 6
2:00  & 8:00 pm The Josephine Knot (see above)
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Opening Reception, Romp Festival visual art show BODY LANGUAGE, Martin Batchelor Gallery.
7:00 & 9:00 Jekyll & Hyde (see above)
8:00 pm Ride the Cyclone (see above)
9:00 pm – late Haunted (see above)

Sunday October 25, 2009

10 am Steering Committee Meeting, introduction of next PCC steering committee (SKAM Studio)

10:30 – noon   Brunch (SKAM Studio)

Noon: Art Walk – SKAM Studio to Legislature

2:00-4:00 pm Surprise! You’re on the panel! With special mystery guests (Hosted by Intrepid Theatre / Theatre SKAM) Phillips Brewing Company (2010 Government Street)

Suggested performances:
5:00 pm Pretty Little Instincts Snafu Dance Theatre, Point Ellice House
8:00 pm Zona Pellucida,, Metro Studio
8:00 pm Jekyll & Hyde (see above)


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