Happy Birthday ITSAZOO!

Posted on Mar 17, 2011

Today ITSAZOO turns 5.  Wow, they do grow up quickly!  That means that 5 years ago today ITSAZOO was officially incorporated as a non-profit society.  We’re going to be celebrating with a little fete especially for this very special company but I thought it would be nice to celebrate blog-style with a bit of a […]

The Big News

Posted on Dec 21, 2010

Last week was a big week for ITSAZOO.  We got news we had been waiting for for many years.  After 8 applications over 4 years we finally got our first Canada Council Project grant.  Wow!  The grant was for our spring tour of Chairs.  This grant means that we all get paid to do the […]

Christmas Photos!

Posted on Nov 24, 2010

Last week we had the photoshoot for our annual Christmas Card.  The wonderful Chris Kattner took the photos.  Here’s a sneak peak.Some of you lucky folks may be receiving one of these cards this holiday season.  Keep your eyes glued to your mail box…

Our humble beginnings

Posted on Nov 8, 2010

Our winter project is compiling a portfolio of past work.  This will include media clippings, interesting bits of archives, reviews and photos.  Tonight Seb and I sat down to go through the photos and pick the top 5 for each show.  It has caused some major flashbacks! The photos from Alice in Wonderland were the […]


Posted on Nov 2, 2010

ITSAZOO has an intern!  It’s awesome and she’s awesome.  We’re a super small company and she had to make a good case to her program at Capilano University for wanting to work with us. She was able to convince them  and we’re so happy it has worked out. She’s been with us now since October […]

Back in Vancouver

Posted on Oct 26, 2010

The ZooCrew is back in Vancouver.  Hello!  Nice to see you again beautiful city.  Not so much today though.  Today we were welcomed back with an absolute downpour.  The one ton has been unloaded and returned, the luggage has been unpacked and we are officially back in action in the city.  Did we miss anything […]

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 […]

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