Bard Blog Posts tagged Elizabeth Rex

Hustling in Hollywood with Wigmaker Stacey Butterworth

Hustling in Hollywood with Wigmaker Stacey Butterworth

If you came to Elizabeth Rex last year you’ll remember two things: Colleen Wheeler’s moving performance as Queen Elizabeth I and… her extraordinary wig. That wig, along with all of our Bard wigs last season, was created by the talented and much sought-after wigmaker Stacey Butterworth. Last year, as well as working at Bard, Stacey worked on the film American Hustle - up for 10 Oscar nominations this year!

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Sereana Malani: Playing With The Big Kids

Sereana Malani: Playing With The Big Kids

It's the final blog of the season! The lovely Sereana Malani (Isabella, Measure For Measure; Lady Stanley, Elizabeth Rex) kindly shares her favourite moments of her first season at Bard. Enjoy!"As I prepare to close my first season at Bard I recognize that there have been many wonderful memories made - too many for me to pick a favourite. However, one word does stick out. The common denominator, the singing constant of my season here has been: laughter.

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Gaining Sympathy from the Right and Wrong Crowds

Gaining Sympathy from the Right and Wrong Crowds

Twelfth Night director Dennis Garnhum and Twelfth Night/Hamlet actor Barbara Pollard share their favourite moments of the season.

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Overheard at Bard: Part Two

Overheard at Bard: Part Two

Here is Part Two of some of the funniest, most peculiar and cutest things we’ve overheard in the Box Office this season. Enjoy! Box Office: “Twelfth Night isn’t playing tonigh--” Patron: “Oh my goodness I need better eyes!”Patron: “Well it’s so nice hearing Christopher’s voice that I don’t even mind getting your voicemail!”Patron: “This is for my lady. Well one of them… you know what I mean.”

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Colleen Wheeler: Putting on Makeup and Watching Airplanes

Colleen Wheeler: Putting on Makeup  and Watching Airplanes

The fabulous Colleen Wheeler, in her 12th season at Bard this summer, is thrilling audiences in her colossal role: Queen Elizabeth I in Elizabeth Rex. We caught up with Colleen to hear about her experience at Bard and what she likes to do in her time off.

Tell us something about you people don't know.

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Bear Finds its Way to Vanier Park

Bear Finds its Way to Vanier Park

Back in May we posted a story about a bear sighting in downtown Vancouver. Well, that lovely bear made its way to Vanier Park and has become an audience favourite as Ned Lowenscroft’s pet in Elizabeth Rex.

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Jedi Knight, Nic Harrison Fights Back

Jedi Knight, Nic Harrison Fights Back

We’re delighted to have Dr. Nicholas Harrison return to Bard on the Beach for his 16th season as our Fight Director. As a young boy, Nic saw a little movie called Star Wars, an event that would change the rest of his life. Here's his story on how he became a Fight Director and the opportunities and challenges of this season’s plays.

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Fun facts you might not know about this season's plays

Fun facts you might not know about this season's plays

Simon Fraser University Professor Paul Budra, our insightful Bard Explored lecturer, is back this season to help you unravel Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Measure For Measure and Elizabeth Rex.

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Measure For Measure & Elizabeth Rex Open the Studio Stage

Measure For Measure & Elizabeth Rex Open the Studio Stage

This is it, we've offically opened both stages! 

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