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Now in its 32nd year, the University of British Columbia presents the Brave New Play Rites Festival, premiering twenty-four short plays at Studio 1398 on Granville Island. We are seeking fifteen female actors and fifteen male actors for our Full … Continue reading
We’re very excited to announce the plays and playwrights chosen for 2018’s Festival. Congratulations to everyone selected! Stage Reading Program, March 11, 2018 (listed alphabetically by playwright’s last name) Runner by Seema Amin Fountain Heads by Molly Cross-Blanchard Other Men by … Continue reading
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
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 … Continue reading
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Vancouver, B.C. — For its 30th anniversary, UBC’s Brave New Play Rites Festival is premiering twelve short plays at Studio 1398 on Granville Island. The festival’s Staged Reading Series at PTC includes a panel talk on new play development with … Continue reading