Tagged Actors

Kitsilano girl Rachel Cairns has come a long way from her days at Lord Byng Secondary’s specialty arts program.

Read More about Rachel Cairns talks Heartache, Hamlet and Coming Home

It’s your first time performing at Bard this year. What has the experience been like for you?

Read More about Barbara Pollard takes us behind the scenes at Bard and reveals why an actor should never give up.

Twelfth Night Opens!

What a week! From Jessies to dress rehearsals to opening nights, it’s been all hands on deck and the late June rain hasn’t deterred any of you, our enthusiastic audiences – it’s cozy and dry in the tents!

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Wardrobe malfunctions and other technical mishaps are always a possibility during live performance but nothing could prepare the audience for what was about to happen at the Twelfth Night dress rehearsal last night. Our invited volunteers, members, board members and staff streamed down to the Village in Vanier Park, to be this season’s very first audience members!

Read More about Malvolio’s Moustache Steals the Show

Enjoying a picnic in Vanier Park; wandering through the Bard Village, or meeting up with friends and catching your favourite play; there are many reasons that bring people to Bard on the Beach and we love hearing all of them! Need more reasons? Here are 28!

Read More about 28 Reasons why you can’t afford to miss out on Bard this season!

Here’s a story from our valued production partner, SFU Woodward’s and its presentation of “A Beautiful View” – currently running until September 29th.

Read More about A conversation with Colleen Wheeler and Diane Brown

There’s only two weeks left at Bard on the Beach. If you haven’t been to a performance yet, September is the perfect time to come. And why is that you might ask? Because in September we give stuff away!

During the month of September beginning on Saturday September 8, patrons who attend an evening performance on our Mainstage will be automatically eligible to win a special prize from Bard on the Beach!

2 patrons who attend the following performances will win a prize:

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How did we do that?

Recently, one of our Box Office attendants Christine Quintana told me about a patron who asked – how did we create the advance photography for King John? Well, you fabulous anonymous patron, I’ll tell you – you use a trampoline!

Here are some outtakes from that photo shoot, shot by photographer David Cooper. Director Dean Paul Gibson worked with Lucas Gustafson (playing Arthur in King John) for over an hour and a half to get him warmed up and comfortable.

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Hidden talents at Bard

We are quite lucky to have many talented people here at Bard on the Beach. Many of the actors and staff members have all kinds of unique gifts. Recently, Studio Stage actor Aslam Husain (see above photo) – he plays Philip the Bastard in King John and Fenton in The Merry Wives of Windsor – created a promotional poster for King John using production photography.

Check it out below!

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