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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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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 … Continue reading

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Tickets are now ON SALE

Tickets for our Productions are now on sale. BNPR has been known to sell out so book your tickets now to avoid disappointment!

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2016 BNPR Press Release

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

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BNPR 2016 seeks Assistant Stage Managers

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Brave New Play Rites (BNPR) is an annual festival of new plays written by UBC Creative Writing MFA and BFA students. The festival runs March 17-20 at Studio 1398 on Granville Island. The festival is a … Continue reading

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CALL FOR ACTORS (Auditions: January 17-18, 2016)

Brave New Play Rites is a festival of new work by UBC playwriting students. It runs from March 14-21, 2016 at Studio 1398 on Granville Island. We are currently seeking actors to round out this year’s company. Seeking non-union actors … Continue reading

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BNPR is looking for a Lighting Designer

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Brave New Play Rites is an annual festival of new plays written by UBC Creative Writing students. The festival runs March 17-20, 2016 at Studio 1398 on Granville Island. We are looking for a Vancouver-based, emerging lighting … Continue reading

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