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Oct 17

TRUE VOICE THEATRE PROJECT presents: She Rises, We Rise Monday, October 30, 8 pm Firehall Arts Centre, 280 E. Cordova By Donation An all-seeing eagle soaring high above the earth, a storyteller who walks across this land, a poet carrying the torch of her immigrant grandmother, a playful girl who grows into a political leader,…

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May 17

Join us for the next series of True Voice Theatre Project workshops! These free theatre creation workshops led by artist Ariel Martz-Oberlander will be inspired by the theme of solstice and will lead up to a performance in The Gathering Festival on June 20th!  Participants will be guided through the process of writing, using movement, and collective collaboration to create…

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True Voice Theatre - Legend of the fireflies-137
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Apr 17

Legend of the Fireflies is an imaginative, inspiring and original play created by youth participants of True Voice Theatre Project, a community arts program inclusive to individuals who have experienced homelessness or are currently vulnerably housed in Vancouver. Exploring themes of home and transformation, the story and characters weave fantasy and reality into a surprising…

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Engulfed, by Amunga  Eshuchi (Kenya)
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Feb 17

For years, Dave Ojay lived and breathed the arts – performing and touring as part of a musical theatre ensemble, and working on the production teams of East Africa’s best-known cultural organizations and festivals. In 2009, moved by the experience of working at Festival sur le Niger in Mali, an arts festival where audiences are…

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True Voice video interview - Robyn
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Jan 17

Project participants and community artists Robyn, Gabriela and Cori share reflections on homelessness, community, and the impact of the arts in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Videography by: Colin Askey Edit by: Ulla Laidlaw Music by: Lobo Loco Produced by: Creativa International    

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De Bruces a Mi Buen Norte Tour Poster
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Aug 16

Creativa International is proud to be the organizer of the 2016 Canadian Tour of Colombian reggae band De Bruces a Mi titled Buen Norte. De Bruces a Mi is one of the most representative bands of Colombian reggae – they have been on the scene for 16 years, performed on the most important stages in…

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For a Muse of Fire
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Jun 16

We are pleased to announce the presentation of For a Muse of Fire Monday 18 July, 8pm at the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W Hastings St. in Vancouver. 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),…

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Luisa Jojic
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Mar 16

We are proud to announce that Creativa International’s Program Director Luisa Jojic is a 2016 YWCA Women of Award Nominee for her work on For a Muse of Fire and ongoing initiative True Voice Theatre Project!   The project aims to foster, through theatre, greater understanding of homelessness within the broader community. As For a Muse…

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For a Muse of Fire
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Nov 15

We are thrilled to announce that were taking For a Muse of Fire on the road and contributing to the social justice and anti-discrimination education of law enforcement students with a special performance for students, staff and faculty of the Justice Institute of BC!‪ A community theatre initiative bringing together individuals who live and work in the DTES including…

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For a Muse of Fire
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Oct 15

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. It is the second creation by the community theatre group led by Luisa Jojic who created and premiered Much Ado About Something at…

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