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Eleanor's Story, photo by Austin Bauman.

The wrap up: What you missed at the 2022 Victoria Fringe Festival

One-person shows, musicals, comedy skits! The Victoria Fringe Festival has come and gone, taking with it some great performances. If you didn't have a chance to snag tickets, here's what…
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Back by popular demand, Josephine headlined the 2020 Victoria Fringe

osephine is a burlesque-cabaret dream play based on the life of the real life Josephine Baker, the first African-American international superstar. After making her start in the U.S., Baker moved…

UVic alumni offer their advice on how to break into the theatre industry

Several graduates from the Phoenix Theatre shared their perspectives on what to do in the creative field of theatre, including acting, directing, stagecraft, business management, and puppetry.

The Fitting Room takes home gold at this year’s Pick of the Fringe

The 2018 Fringe Festival results are in, and UVic’s theatrical talents are award-winning. The Fitting Room, put on by RoseMarie Productions — a team made up mostly of UVic grads…

Fringe 2017: What to Take Up With Daddy Issues

In the spirit of honestly reviewing Daddy Issues, I should get one thing off my chest: I’m not a Fringe-ie. I would probably squint in confusion if someone asked me…

Fringe 2017: UVic alumni and students bring the internet to life

“Lolcow: (lol-kaʊ), n. person whose foolish behavior can be ‘milked’ for amusement.” So starts lolcow, a multimedia cross-genre play featuring Pascal Lamothe-Kipnes as Sheena, a young woman navigating strained relationships…

Young actors breathe life into Frankenstein

This year’s production of “The New Mel Brooks’ Musical Young Frankenstein” is the school’s 15th Summer Drama Academy production and the sixth tied to the Fringe.

Fringe: For Body and Light is poetry most moving

Contemporary dance and spoken word poetry created the breathtaking illusion of being situated in the middle of the ocean, with only the light of the moon to guide the audience…

Fringe: The Anthropocalypse trips up

Picture this: a single man sitting on a dark stage, blowing into a bowl of water, filling the room with the bubbly, irritating noise of water beat boxing. Suddenly, the…