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Jan 2017

In response to the success of community theatre productions For a Muse of Fire (2015) and Much Ado About Something (2014), Creativa International has established True Voice Theatre Project under the leadership of artist Luisa Jojic to offer ongoing community-based performance & creation training for individuals who live, work or study in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, including those who have experienced homelessness or are…

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Jan 2017

From Sep-Dec 2016, Luisa Jojic and the creators of For a Muse of Fire collaborated with the third year acting students of Simon Fraser University (SFU) and instructor Ker Wells to create a piece inspired by the Heart of the City Festival’s 2016 theme, “Living on Shared Territory”. The project established a shared space of…

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Aug 2016

Creativa International is proud to have presented the Buen Norte Canada Tour 2016 of Colombian reggae band De Bruces a Mi July-August 2016. The tour marked the band’s second visit to Canada – in 2015 they toured BC with performances at the Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival, and Harrison Festival of the Arts. This tour created new connections with audiences…

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photo credit: Mark Montgomery
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May 2015

For a Muse of Fire is a live performance piece set on Vancouver’s number 20 bus that weaves personal stories from the Downtown Eastside (DTES), quirky dialogue, wild humour, and adaptations from Shakespeare. Bringing together individuals who live and work in the DTES including those who have experienced homelessness or are currently vulnerably housed, For a Muse…

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Jul 2014

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots – MARCUS GARVEY In Oct-Nov 2013 Creativa International toured a hip hop performance piece and workshop series titled Word to Your Motherland to secondary schools in Surrey BC. Created and led by California based artists (left to right) Gabriel…

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Jun 2014

Word to Your Motherland is about reconnecting with our cultural ancestry, reconnecting with who we are not only as individuals but as a peoples – Mandeep Sethi In Sep 2013 Creativa International facilitated the creation of the 100ft wide Word to Your Motherland Mural at the North Shore Lookout Shelter. Co-created by acclaimed street artists…

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