Collective Members Established!

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Urban Ink’s Collective has been established! From actors, dancers, musicians and spoken word artists, these fantastic people have come together to improve their artistic practices by creating in a collaborative and interdisciplinary setting. Having received workshop instruction from Tawiah M’carthy and Kia Kadiri, these professional artists have already taught our Collective members about their craft and […]

BOLDSCRIPT WRITERS – Call for Applications

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BOLDSCRIPT WRITERS is a creative hub for emerging playwrights, offering a platform for artists to meet and discuss their work throughout the year alongside a dramaturg. Workshops of the new works in development are organized in collaboration with our BOLDSKOOL Collective. At the end of the season, each playwright has a staged reading of a […]

FREE Boldskool Workshop 14 Feb

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  Urban Ink is offering a FREE community workshop Saturday 14 February 2015 as part of its BOLSKOOL Hip Hop Workshop program. 10am-1pm: SOLITARY RHYMES- UNIFIED MINDS, The Fundamentals of MCing with artist facilitators Kia Kadiri and Kim Villagante. This first part focuses on writing unique rhymes to be performed acapella (AKA Spoken Word “Def […]

Available Position: Community Outreach Coordinator

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Organization Overview Urban Ink Productions is a Vancouver-based theatre Indigenous and Intercultural company that ignites and inspires revolutionary voices that transform our world. We collaborate with artists and communities pushing artistic boundaries through the creation and production of innovative performance works. We are expanding our core team and are looking for a ongoing part-time position […]

FIRST LOOK: Children of God

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Urban Ink is very excited to get underway with development workshops (3-8 November) for Children of God as part of the Arts Club Theatre’s ReACT Festival. Children of God is a musical about an Oji-cree family whose children were sent to residential school. It takes place in two time periods twenty years apart, and examines how the […]

2014-2015 Season Launch!

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For the past 14 years, urban ink productions has played a unique and important role within the local and national arts community by creating, producing and disseminating original Canadian works created by Indigenous and Intercultural artists. We believe that the voices of Indigenous and Intercultural artists provide a new perspective and are essential to the […]

Sal Capone sets Roundhouse on fire

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Sal Capone: The Lamentable Tragedy of, which opened 23 May 2014 is hitting Vancouver hard with its stirring message, captivating urban style, and banging beats! An experiment in hip-hop-meets-theatre by the young actor/MC/playwright Omari Newton, Sal Capone is succeeding to draw a diverse and fired up crowd like Vancouver theatre has rarely seen – the […]

Rue Surreal Exhibition

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Curated by david george May 22nd-31st Roundhouse Exhibition Hall Admission FREE In conjunction with Sal Capone: The Lamentable Tragedy of, the hip hop theatrical powerhouse premiering in Vancouver 22-31 May 2014 at the Roundhouse Performance Centre, urban ink presents Rue Surreal, an exhibition featuring artists Def 3 – Ken Foster – david george – David […]