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Season of Theatre announced for 2022/23

As it wraps up a highly successful and rewarding year of performances, presented both virtually and in person, the University of the Fraser Valley Theatre is excited to announce its 2022-23 season of Theatre. This season highlights original performances and innovative approaches to socially engaged theatre that will challenge and excite audiences in the Fraser […]

School of Creative Arts presents Interpret creative and performing arts festival

The UFV School of Creative Arts (SoCA) with UFV Graphic + Digital Design are thrilled to announce Interpret, a creative and performing arts festival, hosted on April 29, 2022, from 4– 9 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend this highly anticipated celebration of emerging talent by UFV students and graduates from Theatre, Visual Arts, Media […]

Shakespeare’s Pericles heralds return of live theatre at UFV

Sailing, shipwrecks and singing pirates. Navigate an epic journey on the high seas with UFV Theatre, live and in-person from March 23-April 2, 2022. UFV Theatre presents the second production of its 2021-2022 theatre season, Pericles by William Shakespeare, adapted by Anna Griffith and Heather Robertson, and directed by Anna Griffith. Pericles is a story […]

UFV Theatre presents video performances of Climate Change Theatre Action — Nov 25-27

UFV Theatre presents the first production of its 2021/22 theatre season, Climate Change Theatre Action 2021, directed by visiting guest artist Elaine Ávila. Climate Change Theatre Action 2021 is a globally distributed theatre festival, now in its fourth iteration, made up of 51 short plays by world-renowned playwrights and creators from every continent on earth, […]

Tetsuomi Anzai appointed Associate Dean of College of the Arts

By Mitch Huttema Tetsuomi Anzai has been selected as the Associate Dean of Faculty within the College of Arts. His five-year term begins Sept. 1, 2021. Tetsuomi joined UFV as a sessional instructor shortly after completing his Master of Fine Arts in photography at Concordia University in 2005 and became permanent faculty in 2007. He […]

UFV Theatre presents Pariah (The Outcast) — March 24-27

The University of the Fraser Valley School of Creative Arts with UFV Theatre presents the second production of their 2020-2021 season, Pariah (The Outcast) by August Strindberg, directed by UFV faculty member Parjad Sharifi. Pariah (The Outcast) tells a mysterious psychological story about an American traveler and an archaeologist with contrasting moral beliefs, and their […]

UFV Theatre experiments with an online performance of Antigone

The University of the Fraser Valley Theatre area and the School of Creative Arts present the first production of their 2020-2021 season, Antigone, adapted and directed by UFV faculty member Shelley Liebembuk. Responding to the challenges presented by the pandemic, UFV Theatre is creating and will present this work as live-stream performances via Zoom. This […]

UFV Theatre presents Richard III by William Shakespeare — March 11-21

University of the Fraser Valley Theatre and the School of Creative Arts present the second production of their 2019-2020 Season of Theatre, Richard III by William Shakespeare, adapted and directed by Anna Griffith. Richard III, by William Shakespeare, raises questions about political corruption and coercion as we follow the story of Richard’s violent rise to […]

ART is first production of UFV Theatre season

The University of the Fraser Valley Theatre and the School of Creative Arts present the first production of their 2019-2020 season, ART by Yazmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton. The show is directed by Parjad Sharifi, an award-winning designer, theatre maker, and UFV Theatre Associate Professor. Sharifi’s directorial approach initiates artistic dialogue between Theatre and […]

UFV launches School of Creative Arts

Creativity will be at the centre of a new school combining theatre and visual arts at the University of the Fraser Valley. The UFV Theatre department and the Visual Arts department have united to form the School of Creative Arts (SoCA) within the UFV College of Arts. All Theatre and Visual Arts courses and programs […]

Devised Theatre Showcase up next for UFV Theatre

The University of the Fraser Valley is wrapping up the 2018/19 Season of Theatre with the Devised Theatre Showcase. The showcase is the final project presented by UFV Theatre’s fourth-year directing class. It is a chance for the theatre students to present original, collaboratively created theatre projects, and to apply everything they have learned in […]

Uncover the mystery of Anne with UFV Theatre

The University of the Fraser Valley’s Theatre department presents the second production of its 2018-19 season, Martin Crimp’s Attempts on Her Life. The show is directed by award-winning director and actor Alex Lazaridis Ferguson. Ferguson is the Co-Artistic Director of the internationally acclaimed performance group Fight With a Stick. Through five distinct voices, Attempts on […]