March 3, 2017
Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals (CAFF) Touring Lottery Winner
Tween Earth and Sky – Windwhistle Theatre from Nevada City, California, USA
In a tour-de-force performance in which actor and playwright, Mark Lyon, portrays sixteen different roles, “Tween Earth and Sky weaves a magical spell through the dramatisation of four Irish tales of the supernatural.
For more information on the CAFF touring lottery click here.
Announcing the results of the ARTIST LOTTERY, followed by our WAIT LIST.
|My Stroke of Luck||Diane Barnes||A spellbinding and funny look at love, family and seemingly insurmountable obstacles.||San Rafael||California||USA|
(One International spot was awarded to the touring lottery winner)
|Mr. Flubbers’ Undead Legions||Agnes & Agnes||A pair of zombies and their beloved fish navigate the struggles of urban life and try not to eat their neighbours.||Vancouver, BC|
|Beaver Dreams||Lost & Found Puppet Co.||Beaver Dreams tells a story about a family of beavers and a family of humans living in the heart of the Quebecois forest.||Vancouver/ Montreal|
|The Words||Evil Boy Theatre||A writer’s relationships are destroyed by her obsession with her art.||Nanaimo, BC|
|Something about us.||Warm brothers Theatre.||Three gay men that are undergoing a profound change in their perspective lives.||Nanaimo, BC|
|Juke Box Drive||Enigmatic Events||An improvised road trip, set to a soundtrack partly selected by the audience, and partly by chance.||Victoria, BC|
|Tell me a story||Around Town Tellers – Stories on Friday||The four tellers will bring joy, laughter, maybe a tear, and hopefully, a curiosity for listeners to realise and follow their own storytelling adventure.||Nanaimo, BC|
|International – Waitlist
|2||Terror on The High Seas||The Adventures of Les Kurkendaal||What if you were trapped with your in laws and there was no escape. Les is on cruise to Alaska with his boyfriend and his boyfriend’s family and he is fearing for his sanity.||Lost Angeles, California, USA|
|3||The Old Hag & The Bag||shemeshows||A theatrical comedy integrating circus skills with visual theatre.||Tel Aviv, Israel|
|4||An Arrangement of Shoes||Footnote Theatre||An Arrangement of Shoes is a moving, inventive and energetic one-woman show set in an Indian railway colony.||London, UK|
|5||Don’t Be Cruel to Your Puppy…Lemme Give YOU a Twisted Tale||Clayton Storyteller||Storytelling–Short stories in verse for grownups, dark, light and slightly risque (PG).||Brunswick, GA, USA|
|6||In progress||Downunderground||Trent Baumann brought his show ‘I Forgot to Fly Today’ to last year’s Nanaimo Fringe. He is currently working on a new project.||Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia|
|National – Waitlist (in order)|
|3||Bill and Sam||Cellar Door Productions||Cut off from the rest of the world, Bill and Sam struggle to keep their relationship together and healthy.||Vancouver, BC|
|4||Berlin Waltz||Devon More Music||A multimedia Cold War Cabaret featuring slam poetry, stories, songs, and sock puppet history lessons.||Vancouver, BC|
|5||Broken Sugar Bowl||Long Grass Studio & Workshop||A Tribute to the Poetry of Mildred Tremblay
The Long Grass Studio and Work Shop has pulled together a dream team of puppet artists and performers to bring to you this delightful multimedia adult puppet play.
|6||WAITING TIME||WAITING TIME||Francis, dramatic and raucous, is waiting for a liver transplant and her sister Jesse, sweet and wise, becomes her caregiver. Time slows as they wait for the call that will decide life or death.||Montreal, Quebec|
|Local – Waitlist (in order)|
|5||The Boy in the Chrysalis||Jarvolution||The Boy in the Chrysalis tells the story of a young gay teacher who invites the audience to inhabit a fantasy world with him while he tries to process reality.||Victoria, BC|
|6||Shawnologues||The Big Production Company||From antiquity to somewhere in the future, twelve of GBS’s best characters share his wisdom, profundity, malice and scorn.||Nanaimo, BC|