Photo from our last day of rehearsal in the Chief Louis Cultural Centre (former Kamloops Residential School) Dale Eagles Photo.

Children of God | First Audience Tonight!

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Photo from our last day of rehearsal hall in the Chief Louis Cultural Centre (former Kamloops Residential School) Dale Eagles Photo. Urban Ink in partnership with Western Canada Theatre and Raven Theatre, in collaboration with Canada’s National Arts Centre English Theatre and in association with Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc proudly presents a workshop production of CHILDREN OF GOD a new musical, by Corey Payette, […]

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Announcing our 2015-16 Celebratory 15th Season

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Our Celebratory 15th season of igniting passions and inspiring change. Dear Friends, It is with the utmost pride and excitement that I introduce Urban Ink’s celebratory 15th anniversary season. It’s the most ambitious and wide-reaching season in the company’s history – that reaches local, rural, and national Indigenous and Intercultural communities. At Urban Ink, we are putting the […]

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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For information about the world premiere of Children of God in 2017: 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 […]

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 […]