On the 5th anniversary of Club PuSh,we ask Club artists five questions.
Tanya Marquardt 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.Read More
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, about my wife Lainé Slater’s ambition, with colleague Norman Armour, to help to build a Vancouver international theatre festival. Lainé was eight months pregnant. Maybe she was joking about her near-term future when she suggested the word “push” to Norman as a possible name.Read More
Club PuSh opens tonight — the fifth program of new performance that thrives in a bar environment — as part of the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.
PuSh has made a lot happen in a decade, growing from a trio of presentations in 2004 drawing an audience in the hundreds to a program of 30, including those at the Club in 2014. Last year, PuSh attendance hit 34,000.Read More