PuSh Festival

After stints at big companies, the artists behind Séquence 8 wanted to create more intimate, emotional shows—and the idea worked.
This year, Vancouver’s most innovative performing-arts festival takes a step forward by looking back—some of the time, at least.
In our preview of the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, dance meets home science experiments, circus takes a new twist, and a stage turns split-screen.
On reflection, Nick Jaina’s Get It While You Can is clearly a memoir, but while you’re immersed in it, that can be hard to tell.
The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival and three other local arts groups could be getting a new home.
The carnal, the awkward, and the nakedly vulnerable all mash together in what plays out like a concept album of human desire.
It seems local crowds are getting hip to the street-dance-tinged, coolly contemporary shot of adrenaline that is 605 Collective: the Vancouver troupe’s Inheritor Album shows at this year’s PuSh International Performing Arts Festival.
Director Claude Poissant’s production is seductively beautiful.
Seeds resembles the kind of film documentary that gives documentaries a bad name: the ones that are all talking heads.
Saturday night’s performance of Danse Lhasa Danse brought the vibrancy and depth of Montreal’s music and dance communities here to illuminate the life and work of Lhasa de Sela.