Double Take: Tim Carlson interviews Tim Carlson

Double Take: Tim Carlson Conspiracy AD Tim Carlson and Election Conspiracy host Tim Carlson interview each other Tim Carlson: Is that a Mulcair beard? Tim Carlson: Definitely. An election beard. Was going to shave but now I think I have to take it to the end. Tim Carlson: If Mulcair wins will you shave it[…]

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Hong Kong Exile is hot

Hong Kong Exile is hot This week offers a triple-view introduction to Hong Kong Exile, with opportunities to see three HKX works at three venues: Centre A (on now), the VAG’s FUSE (tonight), Club PuSh on Thursday, Feb. 5. Collectively, the gallery work TRANSGRESSION/CANTOSPHERE) the installation/performance Lang(Lang)guage, and the theatre performance eatingthegame show the range[…]

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Guilty until further notice

guilty until further notice   IN THE PAST FEW WEEKS, I’ve read a stellar novel, an amazingly detailed investigative piece, and now a shattering memoir about what happens when the machinery of fighting terrorism grinds innocents into victims. This subject is at the heart of Theatre Conspiracy’s new play, Foreign Radical. The memoir is Mohamedou Oulf[…]


Foreign Radical: fun and fascination

Foreign Radical is a game so of course competition drives the piece. The heart of it, however, is something far more complex: the collective story of each audience that gathers to play. Each show is radically different depending on who shows up. They leave the theatre (in this case, shipping containers) knowing each other quite[…]

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Talking wine with Harry Hertscheg

For our upcoming Secret Spaces event at the private penthouse of the Marine Building on August 8th, we asked Harry Hertscheg (Vancouver International Wine Festival ED and co-host of our event) some vinous questions: What is your favourite summer wine? Bubbly with grapefruit juice for breakfast. Rosé at lunch. Riesling on a patio in the afternoon.[…]

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Foreign Radical: Are You Game?

Are You Game? by Jeremy Waller, director Have you lived an ethical life online or is it rather murky? Are you outraged by government surveillance of its citizens or do you feel exempt from it? What kind of information do you think CSIS has collected about you? Are you willing to draw attention to yourself[…]

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Foreign Radical: Designing the Game

by Milton Lim Over the last several months, I have been working on Conspiracy’s newest piece, Foreign Radical, a journey into the world of cyberwarfare, Internet censorship and security. Have you ever hesitated to put your name on a petition? Do you want to know all of your lover’s secrets? Is the value of free[…]

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Gaming and Theatre

Interactive Storytelling: Video Games and the Theatre, hosted by Playwrights Theatre Centre Kathleen Flaherty, tonight is an event that we’re looking forward to. The concept of game play within theatre performance is something Conspiracy has delved into with Kathleen in a big way over the past year as we’ve been developing Foreign Radical. It didn’t[…]

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5 questions: Tanya Marquardt on Duets for One

On the 5th anniversary of Club PuSh, we ask Club artists five questions.   Tanya Marquardt Tanya has worked with various forms including theatre, dance, site-specific installation, performance art, noise music and poetry. In mixing forms she finds something new and unexpected, something that she wants to share with her community, colleagues and friends. DUETS[…]

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PuSh | Club PuSh: conception to delivery

My wife and I are at the opening of the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, 10th anniversary edition, and PuSh founding board member Jane Heyman has asked us all to introduce ourselves to a stranger by telling them about our connection to PuSh. I’m talking to a group, some I know and some I don’t,[…]

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