BEAU GARS (2023)
An engaging, deft and playful satire that turns roles upside down and disconcertingly shifts stereotypical discourses and behaviours to expose them. Beau gars joyfully attacks everything that is toxic and insidiously maintained by popular culture, making a radical change in the way stories are told.
THE KING STINKS
THE KING STINKS is a play for humans, objects and disgusting puppets. A comedy and a political satire!
MADAME CATHERINE (2018/2019)
Miss Katelyn knows that the world is a dangerous and unpredictable place. That is why, on the last day of school, she has prepared a special lesson for her grade three students. With the audience cast as a grade three classroom, this interactive theatrical rollercoaster takes us into the world of a well-intentioned teacher set out to protect her students against the all-too-real possibility of a school shooting.
THE GENIUS CODE (2014)
In this love triangle about a musician, a filmmaker, and an event planner, the audience all wear headphones, through which they hear the story unfold in quiet and close intimate moments. The catch is that in private aside moments, each audience member only hears one of the characters’ perspectives through the events that unfold.
JONATHAN: A SEAGULL PARABLE
A bilingual dance theatre performance, with choreography by Luca Lazy Legs Patuelli, featuring members of the dis-arts community.
BIG SHOT (2017)
A boy on the Vancouver Skytrain witnesses a shooting on the Vancouver Skytrain, and is here to pitch his story to you, the audience, as the most exciting action movie ever made. Through the ADD mind of the movie obsessed boy, we see the shooting from the multiple perspectives in the play: the Hastings addict, the 70-year-old Japanese pickpocket, the officer onboard the train, the boy’s mother, and a mysterious filmmaker inspired by the event.
DOG: A 1950’S HOMELIFE NIGHTMARE (2012)
A young man locked in a psychiatric facility in 1970’s Zurich plunges into recordings of the life his parents led in 1950’s U.S.A. Dog is a live, tripped out moving radio play, exploring psychotherapy and depression in the great country of America.
BECKETT’S SHORTS (2010)
In 2011, 8 Edmonton directors took on 8 of Samuel Beckett’s short plays. This inaugural SSRT mainstage production featured works such as Krapp’s Last Tape, Quad, What Where, and Play.