Meet the Bridge Mix Companies – Round 1

Posted on May 22, 2011

Welcome to Bridge Mix! Presented by ITSAZOO Productions and Enlightenment Theatre, Bridge Mix is a site-specific installation taking place at the Metro Parkade in the heart of downtown Vancouver. We’ve got established and emerging theatre companies creating ALL NEW 10 minutes pieces designed exclusively for this unique urban environment. We’ve also got our renowned roving bar and roof top parties every Saturday night with live music presented by Wachu. For the next two weeks we’ll be profiling all the different companies involved and giving you taste of what their up to. First up:

Enlightenment Theatre Presents Choose Your Own Adventure

Two individuals are thrown into an unexpected situation. Together they must find a way out. The stakes are high and the audience must guide the two out of the mess they’ve found themselves in.

Company Bio

Enlightenment Theatre is committed to fostering relationships between emerging and established artists. Since our incorporation in 2006 Enlightenment has created several opportunities where performers, writers, composers, visual artists, musicians, comedians, clowns, directors, technicians and more have been able to work side by side with other emerging artists and local professionals.Bridge Mix is Enlightenment’s latest opus. We hope to continue along this path of creating community.

Participating Artists

Ryan Hauser and David Benedict Brown.

ITSAZOO Productions Presents Lifeline

A dying man comes to the roof of a parkade to die a perfect death. But when the absurd unpredictability of reality foils his plans he’ll only have one chance to be saved. One chance at a lifeline.

Company Bio

You know who we are!

Participating Artists

Written by and Starring: Sebastien Archibald

Directed by: Chelsea Haberlin

Sound Design by: Chris Adams

Genus Presents Geronimo

Join us as we build a healthy, vibrant community through co-operation and togetherness.

 Company Bio

Formed in June 2003, Genus Theatre is a group of theatre artists who strive to produce shows which inspire, entertain and connect with audiences looking for a theatre experience that is both challenging and accessible.  We work with various artists across all disciplines to enrich and inform our productions.  Writers, directors, actors, dancers, puppeteers, visual artists, musicians, and filmmakers all have a home at Genus.

Also be sure check out our production of Eugene Stickland’s, A Guide to Mourning at Performance Works  June 8-12 2011. We are proud to be co-presenting this production with Upintheair Theatre Society. Visit www.genustheatre.com for details.

Participating Artists

Created by: JORDAN BODIGUEL, PEDRO CHAMALE, DURAN CRUICKSHANK, NICOLE DESLAURIERS, VICTORIA LYONS, FRANO MARSIC, FRANK NICKEL, KATHLEEN POLLARD, KELLY SHERIDAN

Performed by:  JORDAN BODIGUEL, PEDRO CHAMALE, DURAN CRUICKSHANK,  VICTORIA LYONS

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