The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts Fall 2022 season is packed with extraordinary live performances; dance, theatre, music, magic and more come to the Burnaby centre’s intimate Studio Theatre as well as the larger James Cowan Theatre.
The Fall Season includes:
The Five Vengeances – September 27 to October 1 @ 8pm
From Vancouver-based Affair of Honor, The Five Vengeances retells a classic Jacobean revenge tragedy in the style of 1970’s kung-fu cinema. It’s a violent, comic romp filled with lust, thrills, and shattered bones.
Diyet & the Love Soldiers – Thursday, October 6 @ 8pm
Singer-songwriter Diyet’s Yukon roots, her multi-ethnic heritage, and Indigenous worldview informs her unique and utterly engaging blend of alt-country, folk and roots-based music. She performs in both English and Southern Tutchone with two musical cohorts, the Love Soldiers.
Piqsiq – Thursday, October 13 @ 8pm
Yellowknife-based sisters, Kayley Inuksuk Mackay and Tiffany Kuliktana Ayalik, are Inuit-style throat singers whose performances are a stunning mix of ancient songs and eerie new compositions. Their must- see throat singing is not only musical expression, but a radical, political act of cultural revitalization.
David Myles Trio – Friday, October 14 @ 8pm
A supreme sonic stylist, this 2022 JUNO-winning roots singer-songwriter from Fredericton, NB would like to take you on a journey to explore a universe of shimmering soul, magic jazz, streetwise funk and earthy blues – all melded into a cohesive and stunning sonic vision.
Cory Weeds Quintet Plays Art Blakey – Sunday, October 16 @ 7:30pm
Vancouver jazz master Cory Weeds (tenor saxophone) along with Brad Turner (trumpet), Chris Gestrin (piano), John Lee (bass) and Jesse Cahill (drums) perform the music of drummer and band leader Art Blakey – one of the most influential figures in jazz.
Best Life – November 2-5 @ 8pm
Best Life is the latest production from Theatre Replacement, one of Vancouver’s most innovative and experimental companies. This unique, intimate and participatory audience experience simultaneously transports you back to the past as well as forward into the distant future.
Little Miss Higgins – Friday, November 4 @ 8pm
From the Great Northern Plains, the award-winning Little Miss Higgins struts and serenades her way onto the Shadbolt stage playing music brewed in early country blues, jazz and folk. Guitar and voice are her main instruments, and with her theatre background, she brings a refreshing sound and story to the stage.
Chris Funk – The Wonderist – Saturday, November 5 @ 8pm
Redefining Wonder is an engaging and visceral multimedia experience combines magic and music to deliver a show that is truly in a league of its own. Prepared to be amazed, mystified – and overwhelmingly entertained!
Caity Gyorgy – Sunday, November 6 @ 7:30pm
This JUNO award-winning vocalist is known for her classic standards as well as “standard-esque” original compositions with tight and inspired arrangements. Gyorgy (pronounced like George) is known for singing bebop and swing, and praised for not only having a beautiful voice, but knowing how to use it.
Noxious – November 16-19 @ 8pm
Noxious is a new dance creation by Paras Terezakis, the Artistic Director/Choreographer of Kinesis Dance. It aims to open a dialogue on pollution and the many interpretations of the term – not simply that of our planet earth, but most importantly pollution of our minds.
Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar – Thursday, November 24 @ 8pm
This gospel-tinged, tour-de-force singer and front-woman and her band take the stage for an evening of powerful, funky and deeply soulful music. Blues-roots-Americana multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter, Steve Marriner, opens.
Jarvis Church – Saturday, December 3 @ 8pm
Jarvis Church (AKA Gerald Eaton) is a well-known Canadian R&B singer-songwriter, music producer – and the lead singer for the popular R&B-pop group, The Philosopher Kings. He brings his galvanizing solo show to the Shad.
The Music of Thad Jones – Sunday, December 4 @ 7:30pm
The Vancouver Jazz Orchestra celebrates The Music of Thad Jones with special guest trumpeter from New York City, Jeremy Pelt. Jones was an American jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader who has been called “one of the all-time greatest jazz trumpet soloists”.
The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts is located at 6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby
More information about the Fall 2022 Season and tickets may be purchased at tickets.shadboltcentre.com or by phone at 604-205-3000 stay tuned for more to come from the Shadbolt as Winter 2023 performance are announced.