While Having Soup

You are invited to gather and reflect on different themes. While Having Soup will give you the chance to meet new people, in a world where meetings often happen online. It offers the opportunity to discuss important issues outside our usual circles and create links within our community. Date: July 28th to 30th, 2017 Time: 4-8 … Continue reading While Having Soup

Queer Arts Festival: Unsettled

This year’s Queer Arts Festival is curated by Two-Spirit and queer-identified Indigenous artists, and developed in collaboration with Indigenous arts organizations! During the festival, you will learn how the term Two-Spirit is used by many Indigenous people to describe their gender, sexual and spiritual identity – often inclusive of all Indigenous LGBTQ – to reclaim the restoration of traditional … Continue reading Queer Arts Festival: Unsettled

TH’OWXIYA: The Hungry Feast Dish

Don’t miss this Axis Theatre world premiere new play for family audiences. Six Storytellers from the Kwantlen First Nations Village of Squa’lets will spin the tale of Th’owxiya: the Hungry Feast Dish. This amazing play has shades of the Hansel and Gretel fairytale and the First Nations story The Wild Woman of the Woods will be told through mask and music. This story is specially designed … Continue reading TH’OWXIYA: The Hungry Feast Dish

Interview with Corey Payette

Article posted on The Vancouver Sun In recent years, residential schools have been the topic of much discussion, both culturally and artistically. But Children of God may be the first musical about the subject. A co-production of Urban Ink Theatre, National Arts Centre English Theatre, and Raven Theatre, Children of God tells the story of … Continue reading Interview with Corey Payette

The Drum is Calling Festival

Don’t miss this amazing festival of Indigenous and diverse arts and culture starting in July 22 curated by our own, Artistic Managing Director, Margo Kane. Free, family-friendly and fun, the festival will offer during 9 days of amazing musical performances and activities for every interest. Two of our previous Talking Stick Festival Artists – Wes Nahanee and … Continue reading The Drum is Calling Festival

Ancestralizing The Present

This event explores the ways in which First Nations’ protocol informs collaborative works created in partnership by Indigenous and non-Indigenous dance artists. “Ancestralizing” describes the ways Indigenous artists draw upon ancient ways of being, knowing, and relationships to territories, to create work that activates the present so that it becomes the future. As future ancestors, they create … Continue reading Ancestralizing The Present

Jessie Awards 2017

This year celebrates the 35th Annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards. Nominations were announced at the Jessie Nominations Party held on Tuesday, May 23rd at the Pacific Theatre. Moonlodge, written by Full Circle’s Founder and Artistic Managing Director, Margo Kane, and directed by former Full Circle Ensemble Member and Urban Ink Artistic Director, Corey Payette, is proudly nominated in four … Continue reading Jessie Awards 2017


The latest evolution in Upintheair Theatre’s fifteen-year history of Festival production, rEvolver takes place at The Cultch in East Vancouver on May 24th – June 4th, 2017. rEvolver: brings audiences the full range of contemporary theatrical practice, from script-based theatre to devised and site-specific works, staged readings of work-in-progress, and in-depth discussions with artists; The … Continue reading SPAWN

Yves Sioui Durand, GGPAA Recipient

Full Circle: First Nations Performance congratulates Yves Sioui Durand, of the Huron-Wendat nation, recipient of The Governor General’s Performing Arts Award in the Lifetime Artistic Achievement Category (theatre) – one of the most prestigious national prizes in the field awarding artists for their lifetime achievement and for their exceptional contribution to the performing arts in … Continue reading Yves Sioui Durand, GGPAA Recipient