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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[…]

Key and Privacy on computer keyboard background

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[…]

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[…]

Extraction on Indiegogo

Theatre Conspiracy is thrilled to launch an Indiegogo campaign for Extraction. Extraction is Conspiracy’s most ambitious production to date. An exciting and challenging project, Extraction has thus far involved research in Beijing and Fort McMurray, and working with an international cast and talented local theatre makers. We mounted a work-in-progress presentation in July at Your[…]

Tim Carlson receiving Obstructions

Conspiracy gets obstructed!

If you have been following Progress Lab’s Obstructions series, you’ve had a taste of the companies in Progress Lab at their craftiest.  Over a one-year period, a group of Vancouver theatre companies challenge each other to create work built around custom-designed limitations.   The result is unlike anything you’ve seen from that company before. On July[…]

Dirty or Ethical Theatre

Ethical theatre / dirty theatre

How much tar sand does it take to make contemporary theatre? If we don’t use too much tar sand can we call it ethical theatre? Or is it just dirty theatre no matter how you slice it? These are a few questions being considered as Theatre Conspiracy begins creative sessions for Extraction after two years[…]

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