SLAM BY THE SEA

July 17, 2017

Slam poets are taking over the Shakespeare by the Sea tent! Three nights of spoken word poetry in the scenic setting that is Fisherman's Wharf!

 

Ann-Bernice will be performing Monday, July 17 at 8pm!

Doors open at 7:30, showtime is 8pm sharp each night. 
Entry is by donation.

 

MONICA VS. THE INTERNET: TALES OF A SOCIAL JUSTICE WARRIOR

August 24, 2017

Monica vs the Internet is part storytelling, part improv, part full frontal honesty about the harsh realities of being a Feminist Youtuber and Theatre Maker in 2017.Co-created by Monica Ogden and Ann-Bernice Thomas as a part of Patronus Theatre, Monica vs the Internet will be a show you won't ever forget.

Come on out to the Victoria Fringe Festival and take part in over 50 shows!

Dates and times TBA!

DISOBEDIENT WOMEN

Ann-Bernice Thomas makes a video based onJean-Léon Gérôme's painting, 'Truth Comes out of her Well to Shame Mankind," for Darlene Clover's Disobedient Women Exhibition, set to premier in the fall of 2017

UNO FEST 2017

May 17, 2017

From the underground to the mainstream, Intrepid Theatre’s UNO Fest of solo performance, celebrates 20 years of daring stories, acclaimed artists and shit-disturbers.

Fifteen bold and innovative shows from Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, San Francisco and New York, including 9 premieres and 5 commissions play the 20th Annual UNO Fest from May 17-27, 2017 at The Metro Studio, Intrepid Theatre Club & more. From parties to soundscapes, from performance art to a salsa lesson, this 11 day festival is packed to the brim with genre-defying, boundary-pushing solo performance.

Ann-Bernice Thomas will be embracing the Uno Fest stage with a new 20 minute one woman show, embodying Anansi, the West African and Caribbean Trickster Spirit of knowledge and stories. 

Dates and Times TBA

THE MYSTERY OF GRAFTON TYLER BROWN

March 10, 2017

Re-Imagining Race, Art, and Landscape!

Three local artists, Charles Campbell, Kemi Craig and Ann-Bernice Thomas respond to the story of Grafton Tyler Brown, BC’s first Black professional artist.

March 10 | 7 - 9pm - Light Refreshments Provided

Legacy Art Gallery Downtown | 630 Yates Street

BLIND PORTRAIT

March 08, 2017

Vino Buono Productions starts off their inaugural season with Blind Portrait, an abstract Theatre Show written by Chase Hiebert. 

 

In it, three people are trapped in a room. Each is filled with regret and a deep desire to connect, but held back by their (sometimes literal) inability to see each other. As the room becomes more crowded, desires become more urgent. Slowly, reality unravels and raw emotion takes hold. Written with both startling poetry and black humour, Chase Hiebert’s Blind Portrait is an abstract exploration of memory, loss, and selfhood.

Directed by Karin Saari.
Starring: Pascal Lamothe-Kipnes, Laura Ramoso, and Ann-Bernice Thomas

Premiering March 8 - 10, 8pm at the Intrepid Club ​

AN EVENING OF SPOKEN WORD POETRY AND JAZZ & BLUES

February 27, 2017

Join Ann-Bernice Thomas and Maureen Washington for an evening of spoken word poetry, and jazz  & blues in celebration of Black History Month! 

 

Maureen Washington always delivers a thrilling, energetic and soulful performance of jazz and blues with her trio. She has won several awards including being named 2014 Black Canadian Awards Best Jazz and Soul Artist. She is backed by Karel Roessingh – piano, Joey Smith – bass, Damian Graham – drums.

Come on out on Monday Feb 27th to the Belfry Theatre. The show starts at 7pm. 

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