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About Brave New Play Rites

Every year, UBC’s Brave New Play Rites Festival premieres ten short full productions and a staged reading series at Studio 1398 on Granville Island. In 2018, the festival dates are March 10-17. The plays, written by UBC Creative Writing students, are 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.

We’re Back, and Hiring!

Brave New Play Rites is back for its 32nd year of staging and reading new work written by UBC Creative Writing students and produced at Studio 1398 on Granville Island! We’re very excited to spin the wheels of production back … Continue reading

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Look Out for Brave New Play Rites 2018!

What an incredibly successful Brave New Play Rites 2017. We couldn’t have done it without the incredible cast, crew, playwrights, and supportive audience. So thank you to all who were involved in the 2017 Festival. It is now time to start … Continue reading

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Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets to the 2017 Brave New Play Rites Festival are now available.   Detailed pricing and instructions for booking tickets online are available here. Tickets Hope to see you there -BNPR Production Team

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CALL FOR ACTORS (Auditions: January 22-23, 2017)

  BRAVE NEW PLAY RITES 2017 AUDITIONS Brave New Play Rites is a festival of new work by UBC playwriting students. Staged Readings run March 19, 2017, Full Productions run March 23-26, 2017 at Studio 1398         … Continue reading

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2017 Brave New Play Rites Festival at Studio 1398 Granville Island

Twenty-six incredible plays were submitted this year.  A huge thank you to the playwrights for their hard work.  Mark your calendars folks, it’s going to be an amazing festival. Staged Reading Series, March 19, 2017 Closed  by Ella Adkins Our Game … Continue reading

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Application Deadline November 22

Brave New Play Rites 2017 is Hiring 2017 Festival Job Listings Applications are now open for  Directors, Designers, Stage Managers, and Assistant Stage Manager Positions for our 2017 Festival. Celebrating its 31st anniversary, Brave New Play Rites (BNPR) is an annual … Continue reading

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Brave New Play Rites 2017 – Meet the Adjudicators

Brave New Play Rites is pleased to announce that along with our Faculty Advisor, Sara Graefe, we will be bringing on both Ramón Esquivel and Sasha Singer-Wilson to assist in the adjudication of the plays for our 2017 Festival. Both Ramón and … Continue reading

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