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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 […]

Stormy weather and lost love at UFV Theatre this November

The University of the Fraser Valley’s Theatre department presents the first production of its 2018-19 season, Herman Voaden’s 1932 play Rocks: A Play of Northern Ontario. Directed by Claire Carolan and designed by Parjad Sharifi, both UFV Theatre faculty, this example of early multi-media expressionist drama was inspired by the work of the Group of […]

UFV Theatre brings dark comedy to life with Problem Child

The University of the Fraser Valley hosts its third production of the 2017/18 Season of Theatre with Problem Child by George F. Walker. Directed by UFV faculty member Raϊna von Waldenburg,  this performance is executed with the interesting twist of a comic book aesthetic, with costumes, set, and hair & makeup designed to fit this […]

UFV Theatre In-Transit season marks move to Abbotsford

UFV Theatre has revealed In-Transit, its 2017-18 season, marking its move to its newly renovated performance space at the Abbotsford campus. This season offers a diverse selection of original, classic, and contemporary plays, featuring characters in the midst of transitions. The Bear: A Farce in One Act by Anton Chekhov Directed by Noel Funk Nov […]

UFV Theatre presents Bakkhai, a modern take on a Greek classic

UFV Theatre’s season of “Bright Ideas” continues with Bakkhai, a new version of Euripides’ Greek tragedy by celebrated Canadian writer, Anne Carson. This powerful play addresses the duality of human nature, the relationship between control and freedom, and their relative importance to society. Pentheus (Erich Petkau) has banned the wild, ritualistic worship of the god […]

UFV Theatre launches 37th season with a dynamic line-up of student-produced plays

UFV Theatre is launching its 37th season with a brand-new approach. With a theme of Bright Ideas: Contemporary, Student-Produced Performances, the 2016/17 promises innovative, eccentric, and electric plays that will challenge and engage audiences. “We are very excited about this new to see students’ work culminate in seeing their artistic visions come to life on […]

UFV Theatre presents Directors’ Festival: 5 days, 25 plays, $5 a play!

UFV Theatre’s 20th Annual Directors’ Theatre Festival runs April 22–26 at UFV’s performance theatre at 45635 Yale Road (at Airport Road) in Chilliwack. The festival begins on the Wednesday with a series of previews and matinees, followed by Thursday’s opening ceremony at 4:30 pm, and performances continue at various times Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, […]

Romeo and Juliet has audience members on the edge of their seats

By Melanie Wickes UFV Theatre’s Romeo and Juliet opened last Friday to an excited and engaged audience. The buzz in the lobby was magnetic and the post-show reception crowd had to be (gently) pushed out the door!  As the show heads into the second week of a three-week run, here’s what some of the audience […]

UFV Theatre presents contemporary version of Romeo and Juliet

UFV Theatre continues its tradition of educating students and entertaining Fraser Valley audiences with a spring Shakespeare production of a contemporary version of Romeo and Juliet. Featuring seductive love poetry and thrilling stage combat, this version of Romeo and Juliet is set in a post-apocalyptic Verona. Surrounded by violence and chaos, a pair of star-cross’d […]

UFV Theatre department announces new season

The University of the Fraser Valley Theatre department has announced the lineup for its 2013/2014 Season of Theatre. Three exceptional plays have been chosen to inspire and entertain local audiences. All productions will be held in the performance theatre on the Chilliwack Yale Road location, at the corner of Yale and Airport in Chilliwack. The […]