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Guest contributor Michelle Kim is a local actor, producer, director, and writer. Providing write-ups about theatre, film, and the arts.

Review of Ballet BC Program 3


Friday, May 13th, 2016 — 11:00am PDT
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Program 3 marks the end of Ballet BC’s 30th year celebration with a trifecta of pieces choreographed by some of the world’s most innovative artists: Finnish-born Jorma Elo, Tel-Aviv-based Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar, and BC Ballet’s Artistic Director, Emily Molnar. But what struck me with all three pieces was how the choreography of each […]

Review of Vancouver Opera’s Evita


Sunday, May 1st, 2016 — 2:27pm PDT
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Admittedly, I am not an Andrew Lloyd Webber fan. However, Vancouver Opera’s production of Evita is worth attending because it offers a very rare opportunity to see Broadway and West End stars perform in Vancouver: Caroline Bowman (Evita), who has spent last year performing in the Broadway Revival tour of Evita, and has also appeared […]

Vancouver Opera’s Madama Butterfly


Thursday, March 10th, 2016 — 8:28am PDT
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I was introduced to Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at six years old. Well, sort of. My parents were watching some rendition was on television, but I wasn’t allowed to watch, which confused me because with a title like Madama Butterfly, it sounds like it’s made for little girls. I remember sitting in the next room […]

Review of Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker, Presented by Ballet BC


Thursday, December 31st, 2015 — 7:25am PDT
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Though I’ve seen The Nutcracker every year for quite a few years now (and twice this month) it was only after watching Alberta Ballet’s rendition on Tuesday night (presented by BC Ballet), that I think I fully understood the ballet. There was a clarity and crispness to the dancers’ moves in how they communicated the […]

Goh Ballet Nutcracker Review


Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 — 11:53am PDT
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Attending Goh Ballet’s The Nutcracker is like going to a massive, unforgettable Christmas party; there are children running around, adults dressed up in their finest, snacks and drinks for all, and a hugely amusing performance put on (mainly) by the kids. This is the seventh year that Goh Ballet, known for its distinguished pre-professional program, […]