The cast of Th'owxiya is finishing up their tour to theatres and festivals in BC. We've received lots of positive response from audience and press, to read some exclusive interviews with the playwright click here!Read More
Mr. Hatch and friends will be performing on a local Vancouver stage for the first time this March!
Don't miss your chance to see this amazing show, with a beautiful new set and new songs to tap your toes to!
On behalf of everyone at Axis, we'd like to give a big THANK YOU to the International Performing Arts for Youth and everyone who came out to support us this weekend. We even had a chance to visit with the incomparable Eileen Spinelli, author of SOMEBODY LOVES YOU, MR. HATCH. Eileen, our hearts are warmed by your kind words of appreciation, we love your work and we hope someday you will be able to see the full show!Read More
Th'owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish, by Kwantlen Playwright Joseph A. Dandurand is adapted from the West Coast First Nations Legends about the Wild Woman of the Woods. Storytelling is a huge part of Aboriginal oral traditions and the Wild Woman of the Woods is a character that can be seen in different variations in just about all the north west coast nations.Read More
Check out this amazing feature in the Georgia Straight for Th'owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish! We are so thrilled to have Tai Grauman as a member of this talented cast of young indigenous performers.
Mr. Hatch was please to accept two Jessie Richardson Awards this year! He'd like to thank his friends Edna, Betsy and Molly and all of his friends at Axis Theatre for helping him along the way! Let's celebrate with lemonade and brownies!Read More
After celebrating over 40 years of success, Axis is a now a brand that stands out from fledgling theatre groups, carrying confidence and self-awareness. With a new brand strategy and creative by Ion Brand Design, Axis is celebrating the launch of their new identity with a party on October 29th. Recently appointed Artistic Director, Chris McGregor, is amping things up with inspiring new projects, bringing innovative physical theatre to young audiences across Canada. Equipped with a recognizable brand that will appeal to their growing audience, Axis has a unified voice speaking for its collection of productions. Axis Theatre Company continues their tradition of producing engaging physical theatre, inspiring action in thousands of children, families and adults. The launch will take place at Studio 58, Langara College, 100 W 49th Ave in Vancouver on Saturday, October 29th. The performance of Robinson Crusoe + Friday will begin at 2:30pm, reception to follow. Seating is by invitation only. For more information and to reserve a seat please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
PERFORMANCE FEATURING ROBINSON CRUSOE + FRIDAY
Adapted from the classic novel by Daniel Defoe, this imaginative retelling emphasizes embracing cultural differences in an adventure full of comedic miscommunication, history and heart! Robinson Crusoe + Friday features William Hopkins in the role of Robinson Crusoe, and addresses gender equality with Sarah Roa in the traditionally male role of Friday. This adaptation was written by Colin Heath and Michael Wolski. Watch the preview to get a sneak peek.
ABOUT AXIS THEATRE
Geared to young audiences, Axis’ productions are performed in theatres and in schools, enriching curriculum by suspending disbelief, drawing children into stories and giving them access to ideas in new ways. Axis actively pursues a multi-disciplinary style of presentation. It is deceptively simple, completely fresh and memorable. Their 57 original works have earned them 17 Jessie Richardson Awards, A Betty Mitchell Award and a Drama Desk Nominationfor Unique Theatrical Experience.