Blue Light: A Festival of Social Media Performance

April 1, 2020

May 2, 2020




Events Description

Theatre and social media always seem to be at odds with one another. Before every show you are told to turn off your cell phones, remove yourself from the real world and separate from technology. Blue Light Festival is a challenge to the traditions of theatre that merges the online with the off. A daring experiment in undermining the definition of theatre that takes on-stage practices to an online world.

The Blue Light Festival is an online performance festival experienced through the mediums of Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and beyond. The festival will feature eight pieces nine performed using a social media platform online.

The Blue Light Breakfast Series: Throughout the festival, Griffin Cork and Karen Johnson-Diamond are hosting “The Bluelight Breakfast Series” – They will be having breakfast with all the awesome artists involved in this festival and recording the interviews!


Tickets : Free

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Date: April 1 to May 2, 2020

The Blue Light Breakfast Series is available 10:00am live on Zoom or at 12:00pm on Verb’s Facebook Page on March 29th, March 30th, April 1st, April 2nd, April 8th, April 11th, April 17th, April 20th, April 25th and April 27th.

The Blue Light Festival Lineup
April 1-2, 2020 — Everybody’s Everybody’s Autobiography by David Gagnon Walker, a Strange Victory Performance
April 2, 2020: Curse of Crowsnest Pass By Conner Christmas (Curse of Crowsnest Pass will be posted through Instagram stories on April 2nd, 2020 7:00AM – 12:00PM.)
April 4-10, 2020 — Serotonin Drip By Thunder Lizard Collective
April 11, 2020– Radiant Alberta by Michaela Jeffery
April 11-18, 2020 — What Ever Happened to Alice Monroe? by Megan Eileen Jovie, Lyall Jovie & Laura Couch
April 18-20, 2020 — Last Seen at 12:07AMby Lara Schmitz & Britt Van Groningen

April 21st-25th, 2020 — Seven Stages of Isolation
April 26, 2020 — Cracked Mirror: A Improvised Dystopian Choose-Your-Own-Adventure By the Kinkonauts
April 28-May 2, 2020 — Bonnidale By Ryan

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