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 […]

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 […]

Youth Direct Mentorship Program takes off!

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The Youth Direct Mentorship program was created by Montreal native hip-hop artist, actor and playwright Omari Newton, urban ink’s artistic director Diane Roberts and Education consultant Dr. Mia Perry. It is designed to offer youth a creative platform to free their original voices through creative collaboration.  In this unique program, youth direct their artistic process to […]