Tag Archives | Heather Davis-Fisch

“Bright Ideas” of student directors featured in UFV Theatre’s dynamic production of 7 Stories

The second production of UFV Theatre’s “Bright Ideas” season is Morris Panych’s absurd comedy 7 Stories, a directing collaboration of fourth-year students Natasha Beaumont and Courtney Kelley. The play tells the story of a man deliberating suicide on the ledge of a high-rise building who is drawn into the bizarre personal lives of the building’s […]

UFV and Stó:lō team up to offer staged reading of The Berlin Blues

The University of the Fraser Valley Theatre department, Stó:lō Nation, and the Stó:lō Research & Resource Management Centre are co-presenting  staged readings of Ojibway playwright Drew Hayden Taylor’s play The Berlin Blues as part of Stó:lō Culture Days 2014. Performances will be on Sat, Sept 27 at 7:30 pm and Sun, Sept 28 at 2 […]

Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout on now at UFV Theatre

The second production of the University of the Fraser Valley Theatre department‘s 2012/13 season will be the bittersweet tragicomedy Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout, by award-winning Aboriginal playwright Tomson Highway. In Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout we spend time with four women of the Shuswap, Okanagan and Thompson First Nations as they prepare a banquet […]

Varying interpretations of fate of Franklin expedition topic of UFV lecture

Watching a group of people square dancing at a wedding in Nunavut was part of the inspiration behind a book about a historic Arctic expedition, and an upcoming presentation in the University Lecture Series at UFV. Dr. Heather Davis-Fisch will be discussing the power of performance in bridging cultural differences, among other topics during her […]