Ed’s Victoria Fringe Festival Picks of 2015

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Dreamscape: Our Dreams Told Through Dance

Presented by Viva Dance Company
Written / Created by Stephanie Lilley
Location: Metro Studio Theatre (1411 Quadra Street)

Thursday August 27, 2015 – 6:00 PM
Friday August 28, 2015 – 8:15 PM
Saturday August 29, 2015 – 3:00 PM
Sunday August 30, 2015 – 9:00 PM
Monday August 31, 2015 – 9:45 PM
Tuesday September 1, 2015 – 6:30 PM

Through interpretative dance, the concept of losing control is going to be presented. I suspect that through symbolism and symmetry, what will be presented will be a flight of fancy in what some people may dream of when their heads rest upon a pillow and soft music is playing in the background.

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For Body and Light Presents: Bear Dreams

Presented by Wired on Words Productions
Written / Created Ian Ferrier and Stephanie Morin-Robert
Location: Metro Studio Theatre (1411 Quadra Street)

Friday August 28, 2015 – 10:00 PM
Sunday August 30, 2015 – 7:15 PM
Thursday September 3, 2015 – 8:30 PM
Friday September 4, 2015 – 5:30 PM
Saturday September 5, 2015 – 7:30 PM
Sunday September 6, 2015 – 6:45 PM

This love story is presented through a mixture of music and dance with perhaps some animism mixed in. When the tale takes place in the Rockies, just how two people find each other is not just with how two souls connect, but in how Nature perceives them to be perfect for each other. With a title that suggests that a bear may be involved, I wonder just how close this concept will be to Disney’s Brother Bear?

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