In memoriam: Cathy Elliott

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We are heartbroken to share the news of the sudden death of Cathy Elliott. Cathy, who played the mother Rita in Children of God, was the heartbeat of the company. Cathy was a multi-disciplined Mi’kmaq artist and a proud member of the Sipekne’katik Reserve in Nova Scotia. An actor, singer, playwright, activist, visual artist, mentor, set designer […]

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Artist Training Programs – Call for Artists

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Call for artists for Artist Training Programs Urban Ink Productions is calling for applications for The Collective & The Writers Group, our two Artist Training Programs for emerging artists. These programs provides a home for artists to grow their own artistic work, and a chance to collaborate and have an ongoing, meaningful relationship to the next […]

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Dawn Brennan – Urban Ink’s new Managing Director!

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We are thrilled to announce that Dawn Brennan will be joining the Urban Ink team as Managing Director! Dawn Brennan, M. A., has an extensive background in arts leadership positions, including Director, Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance, Executive Director, Actsafe Safety Association, and General Manager of the, Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company, and the Vancouver International […]

Urban Ink’s 2015 AGM!

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Urban Ink is hosting our AGM (Annual General Meeting) next week on: Tuesday December 8th, 6:00-7:00pm at 111 West Hastings Street in the 5th floor conference room. Please enter from the Woodwards Atrium beside the Hastings Street entrance and take the elevator to the 5th floor. A $2 membership fee will be required if you […]

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New Video: Artist Spotlight | Reneltta Arluk

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Reneltta Arluk is Urban Ink’s 2015-2016 Artist in Residence; she is an actor/playwright/director and Artistic Director of Akpik Theatre. The Urban Ink Collective previously met with Reneltta this past week as she workshopped their piece, ‘Silenced’, and led various group exercises in helping the group move forward with their work. Urban Ink is excited for […]

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Urban Ink Productions announces General Auditions in Toronto, ON

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Urban Ink Productions Artistic Director Corey Payette will be conducting general auditions in Toronto on Friday, November 20th, 2015.   Urban Ink is an Indigenous (self-identifying First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) and culturally diverse performance company that is committed to inclusive casting. We encourage submissions from all professional artists, regardless of cultural identity, age, disability, […]