Victoria is a beautiful city

Posted on Oct 21, 2010

    Victoria is a beautiful city.  The ZooCrew has been here now for over two weeks and I have seen a visible change in all of us.  We’re calm, we’re serene, we’re peaceful and we’re happy.  There was a lot of work to be done leading up to the presentation of Death of a […]

Death of a Clown Photos

Posted on Oct 14, 2010

Tonight is the opening of Death of a Clown at the Phoenix Theatre.  We have had a really awesome amount of tech time for this show – more than we’ve ever had before and will probably ever get again.  We had time for a full Q to Q, a tech run, a tech dress, a […]

Going back

Posted on Oct 6, 2010

This week ITSAZOO is heading to Victoria to perform Death of a Clown at the Phoenix Theatre at UVic.  Most of us involved in the show went to UVic for our BFAs (Seb, Colby, Eugene, Kyle, Mere, Chris A and W, Cam and Me).  Being presented by UVic allows us to be in a bigger […]

ITSAZOO: A Brief Manifesto by ITSAZOO’s Co-Artistic Director Sebastien Archibald

Posted on Sep 29, 2010

ITSAZOO is hard at work on a remount of Death of a Clown that will be happening at the University of Victoria from October 12-23.  Returning to where we went to school has had us thinking about what we’ve done since that time and why we do what we do.  Here’s a brief manifesto by […]

What our friends are up to – Gutenberg

Posted on Sep 26, 2010

 I know what you’re thinking “ITSAZOO doesn’t have a show going on in Vancouver right now, what the heck and I going to do if I want to see sweet theatre?”.  Well, here’s what our friends at No Bells and Whistles are up to.  This might help to fill those long and lonely nights until ITSAZOO comes back with […]

Posted on Sep 21, 2010

This Friday, September 24th at 8pm, Katie Hood will perform a workshop reading of her new play, “The Animal Show” at Carousel Theatre. Admission is pay-what-you-can, suggested donation of $5, and it will be a licensed event (art + beer = awesome!). Here is a summary from her on the piece and why she has […]

Duncan Paterson and his masterpiece

Posted on Sep 7, 2010

ITSAZOO’s next production is Bildungsroman by Duncan Paterson at the Fringe Festival, a show that we are co-producing with Slam Ink.  Below is an interview with Duncan Paterson about his Fringey work of art. Having only just discovered that holding a plugged-in beard trimmer near your script isn’t an effective way to “create a buzz […]

Call and Response – The Georgia Straight

Posted on Aug 28, 2010

Our last Call and Response sparked a very lively conversation between Mark Robins from Gay Vancouver and Sebastien.  At the end of the online conversation Mark suggested we respond to Colin Thomas’ review in the Georgia Straight.  We’ve taken the bait. Here’s a link to the review in case you haven’t read it http://www.straight.com/article-337596/vancouver/itsazoos-robin-hood-comes-out-swinging Chelsea […]

Gabriola and holdover

Posted on Aug 25, 2010

It’s been far too long.  Where has the ZooCrew been?  You may be wondering.  On Gabriola Island and preparing for a holdover.  That’s where! Gabriola Recap This past weekend was the second annual Gabriola Theatre Festival and it was the second year that we took part in it.  we’ve performed on Gabriola three times in the […]

Call and Response – Gay Vancouver

Posted on Aug 14, 2010

In part 2 of our series called Call and Response Sebastien Archibald  will respond to the review of Robin Hood posted on Gay Vancouver. Here’s a quote from the review “The entire cast here is committed to the material and there is some real talent.  Cook’s Robin Hood was endearing in just the right amount […]

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