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Jul 16, 2024

Gabrielle chats with Sherry J. Yoon and Jay Dodge, Artistic Directors of Boca del Lupo, about their early productions at the PuSh Festival from 2006, and how they’ve witnessed change over the years.

Show Notes

Gabrielle Martin, Sherry and Jay discuss: 

  • Collaboration as a core tenet of creativity

  • Collision and...


Jul 9, 2024

Gabrielle chats about the early beginnings of PuSh with Camyar Chaichian, who helped create one of the shows from the first festival in 2005.

Show Notes

Gabrielle Martin and Camyar Chaichian (Neworld) talk about: 

  • Norman Armour’s influence in developing both PuSh and Vancouver’s theatre scene

  • The veritable...


Jan 15, 2024

Inbal Ben Haim (Episode 3) and Julia Taffe of Vancouver’s Aeriosa Dance Society chat about the intersection of rock climbing and aerial/vertical dance.

This episode is sponsored by the French Consulate in Vancouver as part of Paris 2024. Sport climbing is one of the new disciplines of the 2024 Olympic and...


Jan 11, 2024

Diana Lopez Soto discusses how ecology and land can connect to art. See NOMADA at the 2024 PuSh Festival from Feb 1-3.

Show Notes

Gabrielle Martin discusses the upcoming PuSh co-commission, NOMADA, with creator Diana Lopez Soto. Gabrielle and Diana discuss how aerial dance contributes to NOMADA’s dramaturgy, the...


Jan 8, 2024

Bruce Gladwin discusses how a disastrous first showing influenced the show’s creation. See The Shadow Whose Prey The Hunter Becomes at the 2024 PuSh Festival from Feb 1-3 at the York Theatre. Co-Presented with Neworld Theatre and The Cultch.

Show Notes

Gabrielle Martin chats with Bruce Gladwin, director and co-author...