UBC Celebrates 30 Years of Brave New

When Professor Bryan Wade first landed in the Creative Writing Department in 1986, he had a simple idea: get playwriting students to write short plays as part of their course. Then, find a theatre space. Recruit a few directors and audition some actors. Take those plays off the page and onto the stage, and invite the public to attend. There is no better learning experience for an emerging playwright than to witness their own work in production in front of a live audience.

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About Brave New Play Rites

For its 31st anniversary, UBC’s Brave New Play Rites Festival will premiere ten short full productions and a staged reading series at Studio 1398 on Granville Island in March 2017. The plays, written by UBC Creative Writing students, will be an ambitious collaboration between emerging and established directors, dramaturgs, designers and actors from our vibrant artistic community to create stories of profundity, hilarity and chaos.
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